Originally Posted by Lunchtray
Tried 2 different usb cables/ports at home and 2 diff computers. Got to work tried a few other cables and computers AND had the IT guy stick it into his linux machine for the heck of it and see if he could get it to show up.
I had a similar problem and eventually tracked it down to a misbehaving USB data stick.
Does the Kobo show up in the device manager? And if so, does it show as disabled?