USB Mass Storage Device - ?

Shuffle shows up as a USB Mass Storage Device under the drive (USB Port) i plug it into.
It will not take an update or reformat.
Wondering if it is possible that the factory format could be erased and now the unit is just being recognized as a storage device and unable to be used in the manner it was originally intended for...MUSIC.?
What does it mean when you get a message "Media in Drive - Changed" ?
Fixed many other ipods in past but only one shuffle so far....now this one has me going...no clue what else i can do to it.
Any help would be appreciated.

i think it was trying to read the shuffle when i wanted to format and restore.
i never did get it to work.
no way of knowing now..i just got through tearing into this one to make one good shuffle out of the two i was working on.
all was good till i went to put the slide bar on/off switch back on....broke the switch again.
do you have a switch?
thanks

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