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Trying to install a rio s10 device to my computer. it runs on vista. plugged in device, turned it on, i downloaded the "updated" firmware- flash203 for windows, the computer recognizes new hardware and tells me to run the firmware but the flash203 doesnt discover device. hitting refresh doesnt help. is there any way this will even work on vista or is there an alternative to putting music on this device with vista? please help

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  • girlnotgreyy Feb 07, 2010

    god thank you so much. no one else had a clue as to what i was talking about. i really appreciate it.

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Http://www.fixya.com/support/r3774047-solve_mp3_player_connection_problem <- check this tip posted here copy the address into a new window. This will explain about your problem. Then go to Control panel -> system -> Device Manager -> and see if you have a yellow question mark or other mark there, if you do, delete the device next to the yellow mark, then at the top right click the small computer icon and chose scan for changes. Then when it finds your device chose -> portable device click ok and see if your player is in my computer now.. see the tip for modes of conectivity w/ USB devices.

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  • John Fourteen Six Feb 07, 2010

    You are Welcome, every moment has it's music.

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I believe all you need to do is go to SanDisk's website, under Downloads, then download the Firmware Updater: http://www.sandisk.com/Retail/Default.aspx?CatID=1376
After installation of Sansa Firmware Updater
* Please make sure your Sansa player is in MSC mode before plugging it in.
* Plug in your Sansa player and it will automatically check for updates.

Common questions about the Sansa Updater

Q: What does the Sansa Firmware Updater do?
A: The Sansa Updater is an application that checks for the latest firmware updates then downloads and installs the firmware to your Sansa device. The Sansa Updater is NOT a firmware.

Q: Why do I need to install the Sansa Firmware Updater to download "firmwares"?
A: Once you install the Sansa Updater, you don't have to worry about which firmware to download for your device. Sansa Updater downloads and installs the right firmware for your Sansa device.

Q: Do I need to install the Sansa Firmware Updater everytime there's a new firmware?
A: No, once the Sansa Firmware Updater is installed, future firmware updates are done by just plugging in your device.

Q: What does a "firmware" do?
A: Firmwares contain miscelleneous bug fixes and enhancements.

Q: Which Sansa players is the Sansa Updater compatible with?
A: The e200, c200 and m200 series

Q: Should I "Open","Run" or "Save" when i click on "Download Sansa Firmware Updater"?
A: "Open" and "Run" would automatically start installing the software,. "Save" would save it to your computer and you can run it in the future. We suggest you "Open" or "Run" the installer.

Q: How to change to MSC mode:
A: On your Sansa device, press "menu" and go to "Settings" then "USB" choose "MSC"

Q: How to check for firmware version?:
A: On the e200 and c200, press "menu" and go to "Settings" then "Info"/ "System Info". For m200, press "menu" then "Information".

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