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Cannot load Sylvania CD onto XP windows system

AS I try to load this software.... it shows a compatibility error. As I go into details, it states that it cannot load because of INCOMPATIBILITY and directs me to windows download site. AS I download what I'd hoped to be the fix... it STILL shows compatibility error!
Am running Win XP-PRO
Attempting to load SYLVANIA SMPK1021 MP3Player driver disk
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Hi.
You normally do not need a driver for MP3 players with XP. You should just be able to plug it in to the USB port, then wait for it to find the new hardware, then it will show as a new drive in 'My computer'

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Posted on Dec 24, 2008

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