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My RCA Lyra MC5104B has an error message and wont boot; aswell my pc won't recognize it!

Hi Gang!

I have a few issues with getting my device to work properly.
First of all, I haven't used it in some time and I have a older PC that is new to this device. It will take a charge and shows the USB as being connected to it. I have installed the software and when I connect the player it is not recognized in "My Computer" as a removable mass storage device (F:/ drive). However when I connect the player to my PC is tells me that the device can operate faster by upgrading the USB cable. So it does recognize it, just not like it should ?

The other issue is when I try to boot up the player itself. I tried resetting it a few times to no effect. So, I called Audiovox and was told I had to reformat the player inorder to get the "Boot Error" "Shutting Down" from appearing when powered-up. Upon hearing this I was instructed to access "My Computer" and said to the rep that my PC didn't recognize the player.

I guess what I am asking you guys is, how do I get my PC to recognize my MP3 player, So that I can reformat it?

Thank You in advance!

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  • haydn999 Nov 29, 2008

    my pc just wont recognize this device. used to ,but now ive got a different pc
    and it needed to be rebuilt .my copy of windows isnt genuine so i cant get
    media player 11 , i think that might help tho...can anyone solve my problem???


  • cowntwithme1 Dec 08, 2008

    every time mine turns on it says RCA then it says "BOOT ERROR. SHUTTING DOWN" AND MY COMPUTER IS NEW AND DOESN'T RECONIZE IT!?!?!?! HELP!!!!!!!!!!

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Break it

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SOURCE: i dont know what type

Video Playback (MPEG-1,2,4/DivX® Certified/WMV-9)

Use the transcoding software that came with the player to convert the videos into proper format (if no install CD, then go to: http://support.rcaaudiovideo.com).

If RCA software fails to convert, you can download a product called Media Monkey, and it will convert your video file type as long as the video does not have DRM-encryption on it. If the videos are encrypted then you will have to buy DRM removal software to convert it.

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SOURCE: I have a Lyra by RCA,model number MC5104B. My device will not boot properly. I goes through the RCA flash screen and partially into the loading screen. Halfway through the loading screen the device

Access Start Menu -> My Computer, right click the device and format. If that does not work, throw the thing away and get an IPOD.

Posted on May 29, 2009

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