Currently Being ModeratedJan 15, 2013 9:12 AM (in response to ssam0813)
Provide details on what you have done to date in the way of troubleshooting and the results. In doing so, the helpers here will avoid the "been there done that" response scenerio.
Have you restarted your computer?
Have you done all the troubleshooting solutions mentioned in KB Article http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1151 USB & FireWire Tips and Troubleshooting?MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.8), Original MBP (2/2008)