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I need too know how why my creative jukebox zen xtra is not connecting with my computer its a mac?

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In normal mode you dont need a driver cause it should see at least the storage device ...but maybe this is a little complex and you need...if it came with a cd insert and install the driver ...anyway ..the main problems its the 2.0 usb ..you need to change the slot until hit one that sees the device...
to be sure that is not a cable problem try ti in another computer first ..
also ..you may not have a 2.0 usb driver installed..just look for one on the net cause it is very common and easy to find..
if on the disk you have a manager install t too ..if not look at the manufacturer site and get one for mac if available..
some mp3 players are not seen as storage devices..and need manager to move files in and out..
this is for all windows...http://drivers.softpedia.com/get/SOUND-CARD/CREATIVE/Creative-Nomad-Jukebox-Zen-Xtra-13003.shtml
I idnt locate one for Mac ..I will keep looking ..but in general it should see the storage without any drivers but the usb driver...so install one for 2.0 usb
you can also try this one ..it is a manager for geting files from dvd to creative jukebox..
http://www.topshareware.com/creative-zen-software-for-mac/downloads/1.htm
USB2.0 driver for mac
http://www.alesis.com/company/media2.php?id=CWEHZQZoBGBUMQNk

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Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click agree. This will start the download. Then run the program on your computer and you should be able to manage your Zen with this software. Let me know if it works.

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Had the same problem and nearly went nuts trying to fix it. Here's what I did:

1. Uninstall all creative driver & creative software.
2. Uninstalled Windows Media Player 11 (Rolled back to WMP 10) and restarted PC.
3. Uninstalled Windows Media Player 11 Runtime and restarted PC.
4. Downloaded and Installed the latest free version of Winamp from http://www.winamp.com
5. Connected my A/C Power Cord to my Nomad Jukebox then connected my Nomad Jukebox via USB cable to the Computer.

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6. If you haven't already, go to the creative website and download the Creative Zen Xtra PlaysForSure Firmware 2.10.03 and save it to your computer.
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Hi and welcome to FixYa,

It would appear that the fix requires a Windows machine. Solution then would be two fold:
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  • install and run Windows inside your Mac.
The last could be achieved by:
Of course the easiest is to use a Windows based computer of a friend.

Your Creative Zen Nomad Xtra mp3 player uses a memory system similar to a flash/thumb drive much like the hard disk of any computer. Just as a computer on certain instances freezes/hangs, the same would happen to your MP3. Like again the computer, the OS would need to be re-installed. In your MP3 the OS is the firmware which has to be reloaded/updated.

Good luck and thank you for using FixYa.

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http://support.creative.com/kb/ShowArticle.aspx?url=http://203.211.142.197:80/srvs/cgi-bin/webcgi.exe/,/?st=357,e=0000000000342903798,k=6058,sxi=1,varset=ws:http://us.creative.com,case=4794

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