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RIO CARBON VISTA PROBLEM LAPTOP

Hi, i have a new Sony V10 Laptop pre installed with Windows Vista but when i connect my RIO Carbon player MP3 IT initially installed it when i plugged in my USB Cable but now the icon has disappeared and its dead, any help appreciated, i do not have the original RIO C.D to install it, do i need a new C D to install Rio again.
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Here is where to get the software for your Rio:
http://www.digitalnetworksna.com/support/rio/

Rio went out of the Mp3 business before vista came around, so you may need to get in touch with Microsoft to find out if Rio can be made compat with Vista.

Posted on Mar 20, 2008

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