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Digital voice recorder connection problem

I have an Olympus Digital Voice Recorder VN-2100PC. I can't get the files from the recorder to upload/transfer to my computer (which has Vista). I found one blog that had a patch from olympus to get the recorder to work with Vista but have had no luck with the patch. Still can't get it to upload. When recorder is connected to computer, recorder says "PC" but software icon buttons are not active. Anything else I can try? Is there any other program that would transfer files from the recorder to my computer? or should I just give up?

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There are many steps in installing Digital Wave Player on VISTA, it is important to follow every step since installing Digital Wave Player on VISTA is dependent on this process.
Install a VN recorder on VISTA
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1. Make sure the device has been uninstalled in device manager
2. Make sure the old version of digital wave player is uninstalled.
{Delete Temp files in Internet Explorer --Tools--Internet Options --Delete Files-- Delete offline content--OK}
3. Install digital wave player (The newest Version).
http://www.olympusamerica.com/files/DigitalWavePlayer.zip
4. Install the 2.1.4 vista update
http://olympusamerica.com/cpg_section/software_results.asp?id=1291&os=w
5. Restart the computer.
6. Plug in the VN recorder to the USB port and turn the recorder on.
"Found new hardware" will appear,
7. install automatically.
This may fail, if you see VNUSB device, skip the final steps and proceed to Digital Wave Player to Download files from the Digital Voice Recorder.
If you will see "Other devices" listed in Device manager with "digital voice recorder" underneath it.
8. Right click on the "digital voice recorder"
9. Select update driver from the pop up menu.
10. Choose the browse computer Option
11. In the next window browse to the location that you downloaded the Digital Wave Player application to
12. Click Next
A security warning window will open,
13. Choose "install anyway" and the device will install.
When successfully installed you will see the "other devices" disappear and a VNUSB device with a "VN series device"
underneath it appear at the bottom of the device manager list. There will be a blue question mark next to the device. At this point you can close the device manager and the properties window and open Digital Wave Player. You will see the recorder listed underneath the recorder folder and be able to download and use the program normally now.

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I dont have the instalation cd for olympus vn-2100pc and i need to transfer my recordings to the pc


Digital Wave Player (2.0):
http://www.olympusamerica.com/files/DigitalWavePlayer.zip
After unzipping the file, click on the SETUP.EXE file to begin installation.
Download update: http://olympusamerica.com/files/DWPUP2EN.zip
Download update 2.1.3: http://olympusamerica.com/files/DWPUP4EN.zip
Do not have recorder connected until all software installed and then reboot computer. Once computer rebooted then connect the recorder.

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Digital Wave Player (2.0):
http://www.olympusamerica.com/files/DigitalWavePlayer.zip
After unzipping the file, click on the SETUP.EXE file to begin installation.
Download update: http://olympusamerica.com/files/DWPUP2EN.zip
Download update 2.1.3: http://olympusamerica.com/files/DWPUP4EN.zip
Do not have recorder connected until all software installed and then reboot computer. Once computer rebooted then connect the recorder.

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the file from the recorder is in a 4 or 8 bit format... use sound recorder to convert to 16 bit format

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Accessed Olympus site and downloaded new driver update to clear problem.
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check out this link, i had exactly the same problem but this blogger has a working patch for the vn-2100pc and vista - works fine now!!

http://blog.ironguard.net/2007/06/olympus-vn-2100pc-and-windows-vista.html

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