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Creative Zen Micro driver for Windows vista

I am having a hell of a time installing my creative zen micro mp3 player on my new computer with windows vista. I have been going in circles chasing ghosts of drivers, organizers, firmware and so on.
Help pls.

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  • Anonymous Feb 10, 2008

    ok my zen creative micro - is it able to be loaded onto vista?  when i use the installation  cd it comes up no worries but wont do anything.  Very annoying!  Need my mp3 player to work! Help with a driver would be great.

  • aqram Feb 19, 2008

    i just bought a creative zen micro. but i cant seem to install the driver in vista. the cd provided is useless. and vista dosent even show my mico on the my computer window. please help. i want to use my mp3 player. saved up for it. please email me.

  • sisterwoman Feb 20, 2008

    Same problem; CD that came with Creative Zen Micro is useless. Creative doesn't support it on their site such that I can fix it. I'm befuddled.

  • Anonymous Feb 24, 2008

    win vista connot load the zen player

  • snooki Feb 26, 2008

    I need to install drivers for the Creative Zen Micro mp3 player on my windows vista 32-bit computer

  • incubusRyan Feb 26, 2008

    my pm3 player can't be used öith my new com. with win can i get driver in vista

  • oola1 Mar 03, 2008

    can't connect my zen micro to my new computer with vista either.....tried re-installing the cd, etc. no good

  • Anonymous May 14, 2008

    need to know what drivers are avaiable for windows vista to run zen micro

  • Anonymous May 19, 2008

    cannot find a driver on my zen disc for my zen micro

  • Anonymous May 31, 2008

    I'm a vista user and i found the solution as follows;

    1-Open the cd and find setup icon

    2-Click right and select compabilitiy mode as XP SP2 and click to apply and close this dialog box.

    3-Again click to set up and make the installation.

  • alserin May 31, 2008

    I'm a vista user and i found the solution as follows;

    1-Open the cd and find setup icon

    2-Click right and select compabilitiy mode as XP SP2 and click to apply and close this dialog box.

    3-Again click to set up and make the installation.

  • Anonymous Jul 04, 2008

    i have a creative zen micro and im trying to install it but i need cd which i dont have what do i do

  • Anonymous Jul 10, 2008

    just dont have driver disk to install creative zen micro driver on new computer with vista

  • mitchab Jul 21, 2008

    I'm having the same problem - cant get my Creative Zen MP3 player installed on my new Windows Vista PC - original installation CD wont work on Vista

  • Reeeco Jul 23, 2008

    I have the same problem as you.

  • Anonymous Aug 02, 2008

    I can't figure this out!! I am so confused... The cpu keeps trying to tell me that I have a webcam that i need to upgrade. Obviously it isn't registering the device. Any help?

  • abbey_gbenga Aug 13, 2008

    Hi, i have stayed the last five hours on the internet finding driver for my Creative Zen micro and i am about giving up on the device. Pls help, i need the support on my Vista

  • Anonymous Aug 25, 2008

    my creative zen micro is not reconized by my computer os vista please help

  • Anonymous Nov 24, 2008

    I've got the same problem... pls hlp

  • Anonymous Nov 29, 2008

    When i went to the link it said it had moved?

  • Anonymous Jan 02, 2009

    And to think Vista was released to stop all these problems and make multimedia "oh so easy"!!

  • Anonymous Jan 09, 2009

    Same problem... the other advice listed does not work on my computer. When trying to access the sites listed they just clock and do nothing. Pretty sad.

  • susanh02 Jan 16, 2009

    Thanks to "tech in hiding" I got my Zen to work with Vista. As of Jan. 16, 2009 the link is:

    I'm pissed at Creative for forcing me to return to XP, rollback from
    Windows Media 11 to 10, install a 2.x firmware update, and only then
    install the Vista-friendly driver. Sheesh. It's a good thing I hadn't
    wiped my old XP machine yet.

  • Stephen Hemingway
    Stephen Hemingway Feb 09, 2009

    I had a driver disk with my Creative Zen Micro MP3 player. When I connect my device after running the autoinstall on the disk, Vista tells me that there is an incompatibity between my webcam (which is built-in and nothing to do with the MP3 player, as far as I can see) and the driver. 

  • tomfriberg Apr 24, 2009

    I have a problem installing software for my Creative Zen Micro mp3 on my new laptop with Windows Vista. Pls help...




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Here's the fix - I've been looking for this for about six months.
It takes a while but it works on my Creative Zen Micro.

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Posted on Feb 09, 2008


I have my zen micro installer but my new os (vista) is not acknowledging it....

help please

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