Question about Creative Labs Zen Touch MP3 Player

1 Answer

Media Source doesn't see the player

This is similar to the below problem, but slightly different. The computer aknowledges that a device is plugged in via USB, but no matter what I try the player won't show up on Media Source. Any ideas anyone please?

Posted by on

  • Merboo Feb 26, 2008

    Great thanks!

×

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 4,402 Answers

Make sure you have media player 11
If you can, the best test is to try your player with another PC, to see if you still have the problem. This localises whether the problem is with the PC (most likely the USB) or the player. See the link below (search on "connection problems") for a lot more troubleshooting on this.
Download recovery tool off creative's website.
go to my computer > click on hardware tab >
click on device manager button > in the is next screen on the bottom should have>>universal serial bus controllers
(write these down just in case it cant find them)
right click on them and uninstall
reboot let windows reinstall them

Also told Microsoft hotfix causes this problem try uninstalling the last hotfix
If that doesn't fix it try the USB cable
good luck
please mark the post with a fixya

Posted on Feb 25, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I have go gogear 4gb have a long charging cable and i put it in the computer wont regonize\no pop up windows?


MP3 players use the popular USB connection which sometimes produces errors while connecting. These messages are similar to the "Device Not Recognized" error received with various USB devices. Fixing an MP3 player is sometimes specific to the brand, but they are so similar that most can be fixed the same troubleshooting steps.



Instructions

Device Manager

Click "Start" and go to "Control Panel." Double-click "System" and locate the Hardware tab to find the Device Manager. Vista and Windows 7 users can just type "Device Manager' from the start menu.

Locate "Disk Drives" from the list and double-click "Portable Device." If there is an exclamation mark or other error on the device, go to the "Drivers" tab.

Click "Uninstall" and remove the player. Restart the computer and attach the player reinstall the drivers.

Anti-virus conflicts

Plug the player into a different computer to see if it gets recognized. If it does not, contact the manufacturer to find out if it is broken.

Turn off your anti-virus program on your PC if the device works on other computers. Reinstall the drivers using the device manager as described in section 1.

Plug in the player to confirm the connection.

Other solutions

Check the battery level and make sure the batter is not low or depleted. A low battery will sometimes prevent the player from connecting. Let it charge from the power cord, if necessary.

Verify that you have at least Service Pack 1 installed. Go to the Start menu and type "Run." Press Enter.

Type "Winver" in the box and press "Enter." The Windows version will be displayed along with any installed service packs. Download a service pack from Microsoft, if applicable.

Remove the player from the USB port and push a pin into the reset hole located on the bottom. Reconnect to see if the problem is resolved.

Check the connection to make sure it's secure. The cable should fit firmly into both the player and the computer. Connect to a different USB port if you have one available.

Download updated firmware or use the MP3 Recovery Tool provided under Resources (for mp3 players).

Tips & Warnings

A bad cable will sometimes prevent a good connection. Use a different one to isolate the cause.

May 13, 2011 | Philips GoGear SA5285/37 Digital Media...

1 Answer

I just got my Coby Mp3, and i plugged the USB into my computer and the autoplay screen that is supposed to come on my computer, hasnt.


Does you computer detect a new device when you plugged the Coby MP3 player?
If Coby MP3 player has cd driver, better to install it to your pc. Some computer/laptop doesn't detect autoplay when new USB device plug-in

May 07, 2011 | Coby MP828 MP3 Player

1 Answer

ON MY SLICK MP3 PLAYER ,WHEN PLUGGING IT INTO A DESKTOP , WHEN TRYING TO DELETE A CERTAIN FOLDER , A POP UP STATES .. ERROR DELETING FILE OR FOLDER , A BIG X THEN SAYS CANNOT DELETE FILE CANNOT READ FROM...


This sounds like you've got one of three things happening:

1 - Your USB cable is dying slowly. Over time connections become seperated within the cable. This causes data loss and all sorts of funny errors. Try a different cable and see if that helps.

2 - Your USB plug is malfunctioning or underpowered. If you are attempting to use a USB 2.0 device on a 1.1 connection, errors may prevent you from doing what you want to do. Try a different USB port, see if that helps.

3 - Your MP3 player has a setting somewhere locking files to the device itself. If windows tries to delete a locked file, you will receive an error. Browse through the manual of your device or the settings on the device itself and see if there's a lock or protection or USB mode somewhere.

Because you're getting the "cannot read from source or disk" error, I am strongly geared towards #1. Get yourself a new cable and see if that doesn't solve the problem.

May 04, 2011 | Audio Players & Recorders

3 Answers

When attached to my PC via USB, my Sony A729 will not connect, it only charges. Anyone had a similar experience and knows a fix?


Hey, Try uninstalling the device driver while plugged in. Then re-attach there device.
To uninstall the driver, Right click on My Computer->Properties->Device Manager.
Find your device and uninstall the driver.

Feb 28, 2011 | Sony NWZ-A729 Digital Media Player

1 Answer

I have a problem with my rca mp3 player M4304-A. My computer won't recognize it at all when I plug it in. Today it did, and I tried to update the firmware on it, but I had trouble because it was...


I had a similar problem with my Sansa MP3 Player... It wouldn't recognize the device until I had installed Windows Media Player 10 or higher... Once I upgraded, it started recognizing the MP3 Player.

Are you running Windows? And below Windows Media Player 10?

Dec 05, 2010 | RCA M4304 Digital Media Player

1 Answer

My thing that hooks up from the mp3 to the computer wont work or somthing every time i plug it in it doesnt charge and the computer doesnt aknowledge it also i cant open up the phillips mp3 on my computer


If it's a standard cable, it's a USB to mini USB cable. Have you tried a different cable with similar ends? Also, have you tried a different USB port on your computer?

Apr 24, 2009 | Philips HDD1630 MP3 Player

1 Answer

Sansa M230 not seen in Explorer or Windows Media Player


We had the same problem with Windows XP. We found some help on the Sandisk web site. On the device go to the Settings menu, then USB. We changed from AutoDetect to MSC mode and everything is working again. Our computer saw all of the songs on our computer fine. Some of the old songs on the Sansa didn't show up on the detect list in Windows Media Player, but they were still on the device.

Mar 23, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa m230 MP3 Player

4 Answers

How to delete and download music on MP3


Hey I need help figuring out how to download music to a mp3 player please help from the internet

Jan 13, 2008 | Digital Audio TRIO MP3 Player

Not finding what you are looking for?
Creative Labs Zen Touch MP3 Player Logo

Related Topics:

33 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Creative Labs Audio Players & Recorders Experts

Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan

Level 3 Expert

27725 Answers

Jazz Boyce
Jazz Boyce

Level 1 Expert

728 Answers

Carlos L. Burgos
Carlos L. Burgos

Level 2 Expert

508 Answers

Are you a Creative Labs Audio Player and Recorder Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...