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RCA M4018 8GB MP3 Player

My computer won't recognize my MP3 player. I've downloaded the software, visited the website and downloaded the utilities. I'm using a Dell computer operating on Windows XP. Please help.

i have a vista. downloaded the software and im being asked to plug the device into the cpu. ok. But now i can get the playstation nor the cpu to charge the mp3.the mp3 is low on battery and im stock with none working mp3. going to try to let it charge and will stay in touch.

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I somehow managed to fix it since march... but the problem has returned.

Posted on May 20, 2008

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Looking for usb cable for rca mp 3 player m4018

Posted on May 19, 2008

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Does it have to have a usb mode turned on or somtin

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mine worked then it said the battery was low but i charge it over night then it dose not turn on any more reset button does not work plug it into the computer "vista" finds it i can put stuff on it and take stuff off it tried to to get the update it just says unable to lock drivers
time to find a new MP3 player any one but Ipods

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