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Download to Windows XP Media Center Edition 64 bit

For some reason, I can open the digital wave player, but it will not pull files from the digital recorder (which acknowledges being attached to "pc"). I didn't have any problems on my 32 bit windows XP computer, but it crashed. I have the most recent version of the player (2.1.4). What to do?

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  • Anonymous Feb 18, 2009

    I GOT the same problem but with my 32 bit windows

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2009

    Same problem

  • Mike in Clev Apr 01, 2009

    I have the same problem. I have two digital voice recorders - liked my first one, a model VN-240PC so much I bought one for my wife. I borrow it sometimes. Can't download the files from it.



    The Digital Wave Player program opens, it seems to recognize that there are files on the digital voice recorder, it tries to transfer them, then "poof," it shows that it's done but the files are not transferred and it all goes back to how it was before I tried to transfer.

  • Anonymous Apr 21, 2009

    el mismo problema

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SOURCE: I have an Olympus VN-2100PC Handheld Digital

Yes you got a new computer but unfortunately the vn-2100PC is not compatible with 64 bit OS's neither XP 64bit or Vista 64 bit...therefore it will also not work with 7 64bit.
Feel free to verify by checking at www.olympusamerica.com

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Feel free to verify by checking at www.olympusamerica.com

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If you have previously connected the recorder:
1. Make sure the recorder is connected correctly.
2. Open the 'System' control panel: Start menu -> Control Panel -> System.
3. Click the 'Hardware' tab and then click the 'Device Manager' button.
4. Right-click the item that shows as 'Digital Voice Recorder' and choose 'Uninstall' or 'Remove'.
5. Disconnect the recorder.

If you have the software already installed:
1. Open the 'Add / Remove Programs' (Pre-Vista/Windows 7) OR 'Programs and Features' (Vista/Windows 7) control panel: Start menu -> Control Panel -> Add / Remove Programs (Pre-Vista/Windows 7) OR Programs and Features (Vista/Windows 7).
2. Click 'Olympus Digital Wave Player' and choose 'Change / Remove' or 'Uninstall'.

Please restart the computer before reinstalling if you had connected the recorder or installed the software previously.

Digital Wave Player (2.0):
http://www.olympusamerica.com/files/DigitalWavePlayer.zip
SAVE to the desktop
RIGHT CLICK on the DigitalWavePlayer.zip and LEFT CLICK on EXTRACT ALL
CLICK on NEXT, Then NEXT again, Then FINISH
After unzipping the file, click on the SETUP.EXE file to begin installation.
Download update 2.1.4:
http://olympusamerica.com/files/DigitalWavePlayerUpdate214.zip
SAVE to the desktop
RIGHT CLICK on the DigitalWavePlayerUpdate214.zip and LEFT CLICK on EXTRACT ALL
CLICK on NEXT, Then NEXT again, Then FINISH
After extracting the file, click on the SETUP.EXE file to begin installation.

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1. Make sure the recorder is connected correctly.
2. Open the 'System' control panel: Start menu -> Control Panel -> System.
3. Click the 'Hardware' tab and then click the 'Device Manager' button.
4. Right-click the item that shows as 'Digital Voice Recorder' and choose 'Uninstall' or 'Remove'.
5. Disconnect the recorder.

If you have the software already installed:
1. Open the 'Add / Remove Programs' (Pre-Vista/Windows 7) OR 'Programs and Features' (Vista/Windows7) control panel: Start menu -> Control Panel -> Add / Remove Programs (Pre-Vista/Windows 7) OR Programs and Features (Vista/Windows7).
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Please restart the computer before reinstalling if you had connected the recorder or installed the software previously.

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http://www.olympusamerica.com/files/DigitalWavePlayer.zip
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http://olympusamerica.com/files/DigitalWavePlayerUpdate214.zip
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CLICK on NEXT, Then NEXT again, Then FINISH
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*************************
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*************************
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