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Help!! my wmp wont recognise my zen v plus...

I cant get wmp to even sync and my computer tries all the time to install the mtp, but with out luck!! why??? what do i do??? is there some sort of download or drivers i am missing???

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Re: help!! my wmp wont recognise my zen v plus...

· Make sure you have media player 11
· If you can, the best test is to try your player with another PC, to see if you still have the problem. This localises whether the problem is with the PC (most likely the USB) or the player. See the link below (search on "connection problems") for a lot more troubleshooting on this.
· Download recovery tool off creative's website.

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