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Can`t get my music off media file on two mp3 player

I have windows vista and i can not get my music off windows media player to my mp3 player, do i need a new up to date program to get my music off my media player. the mp3 player that i have is hdd20mb.

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  • spencerhartl Nov 30, 2008

    philips HDD120, digital audio player 20GB

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Hi,
    Most of things not work with vista,This is yet a big problem to vista that the driver mostly do not support.
Try any other PC who have windows XP it will work easily  there.
Hope you will understand.
Thank you for using fixya.

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Dear Sir/Madam,

Yes absolutely u want to update the windows media player. check this link for more information to solve your problem

thanks
good luck

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What brand of MP3 player do you have?

Posted on Nov 30, 2008

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    Shahid Electronics Nov 30, 2008

    Hi,
    Please download latest software / updates for HDD120 from Philips Support.


  • Shahid Electronics
    Shahid Electronics Nov 30, 2008

    Hi again,
    Please DO NOT download or install "Firmware Upgrade" for HDD120 because it has no support for Vista.
    Only download PC Software version 2.2 (Digital Media Manager)

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