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What does this mean your player must be in MSC mode during easy Rip installation?

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: WMP can't find Sansa E250 in MTP mode but can in MSC mode

you have to have mp3 files

Posted on Jan 17, 2008

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SOURCE: RCA M4208RD-B MP3 Easy Rip software issues

Try updating the Easy Rip software before connecting the player.

Posted on Dec 27, 2008

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SOURCE: Easy Rip Software

Plug your RCA M4208GR-B MP3 player into your computer with the USB cord. After the computer recognizes it.
STEP 1 click start
STEP 2 click MY COMPUTER
STEP 3 Right click the associated drive letter (i.e. OPAL) to show the option menu.
STEP 4 click "install RCA easy rip"

Posted on Jan 26, 2009

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SOURCE: What is msc mode on an rca media player?

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Posted on Jan 03, 2010

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SOURCE: My RCA easy rip software doesn't detect my player

If you mp3 you can just drag and drop them into the mp3/4 player. However if you want vidoe's for it you need to convert them with this app and its free. http://www.soft29.com/freeware/smv_converter.htm then just drag and drop the converted files. This works much better than the easy rip.

Posted on Feb 23, 2010

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It still displays the message: The disk is write protected


Check the players settings for USB or MODE and reset the setting for MSC mode...
MSC mode will work out of the box with just about any MP3 player and any OS (W*ndows Linux). MTP mode will work as long as you have WMP 10 or 11 installed. Firstly, I will try to explain MSC mode and MTP mode and what they mean.
MSC stands for Mass Storage Class. When your player is in this mode, the computer will see it the same way it would see a Thumb drive or flash drive2_bing.gif, as a removable disk. It will assign the first available drive letter to your device, as well as one for the memory card2_bing.gif (if it uses one and it is installed). This is probably the more popular of the 2 modes, and is a more "open source" type of standard. Mostcomputers detect the player in this mode without a problem very well and right away.

MTP stands forMedia Transfer Protocol.

May 17, 2010 | iLO (2 GB) MP3 Player

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Since downloading my update to Norton my computer won't recognize that my e270 is connected. It does acknowledge my e250 however. I can't be certain this problem occurred because of the Norton upgrade but...


Check that your players settings have not changed. Check the USB mode, make sure it set for MSC mode...MSC mode will work out of the box with just about any MP3 player and any OS (W*ndows Linux). MTP mode will work as long as you have WMP 10 or 11 installed. Firstly, I will try to explain MSC mode and MTP mode and what they mean. MSC stands for Mass Storage Class. When your player is in this mode, the computer will see it the same way it would see a Thumb drive or flash drive2_bing.gif, as a removable disk. It will assign the first available drive letter to your device, as well as one for the memory card2_bing.gif (if it uses one and it is installed). This is probably the more popular of the 2 modes, and is a more "open source" type of standard. Most computers detect the player in this mode without a problem very well and right away.

May 16, 2010 | SanDisk Sansa e270 MP3 Player

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How do you take music off your mp3 player


Hello,

The Sansa c140 can be operated in MSC and MTP mode for transferring and deleting music files.
See also setting USB mode for autodetect or MSC mode on page 16 of the manual: link to the Sansa c100 series manual.

  • For deleting files a connection to a computer has to be made in either MSC or MTP mode, see page 10 of the manual.

MSC mode means that a computer will see the player as a removable disk when connected.
It's like exploring the computer detecting the player as an external memory, showing up as a drive letter with about 1 GB of memory.
Before disconnecting the player, always safely remove hardware, the icon in the bottom taskbar on the right.

MTP mode means that a computer has software installed like Windows Media Player 10 and in this software, when started, the player is being recognized as Sansa c140.
Before disconnecting the player, wait for the message that it is allowed to disconnect the device.

How to use Windows Media Player 10 ? See the site of Microsoft:
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/player/10/using.aspx

Need more help ? Just post a comment.

Dec 27, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa c140 MP3 Player

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RCA mp3 player


Make sure the lock switch on the back is in the unlocked position. For the player to say "Loading," especially the first time you plug it into the computer, is normal - your computer is communicating with the player, installing drivers, and trying to load the Easy Rip Software. If it stays on loading past 10 minutes, however, something is not right. If you have selected to open the device automatically using Windows Media Player, you are headed for trouble, especially if you have more music and other files on your computer than the mp3 player can handle. If you have accidentally done this, disable auto-sync in Windows Media Player.
If you have checked the above, and you are still having problems, disconnect the mp3 player from the computer. Hold in the power button for 10 seconds or more to reset the mp3 player. Try plugging the mp3 player into the computer again. If it stays on loading for more than 10 minutes, unplug the mp3 player, go into the settings menu and change the mode from MSC to MTP or vice versa. If it still misbehaves when you replug the mp3 player into the computer, download the latest Easy Rip software from RCA's website and update your player's firmware - take note of the section they have on Windows Vista if you have Windows Vista. Good luck!

-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Jan 06, 2009 | RCA M4208 MP3 Player

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My rca 4208 mp3 player froze up. what do I need to do to get it to work.


RCA M4208

Make sure the lock switch on the back is in the unlocked position. For the player to say "Loading," especially the first time you plug it into the computer, is normal - your computer is communicating with the player, installing drivers, and trying to load the Easy Rip Software. If it stays on loading past 10 minutes, however, something is not right. If you have selected to open the device automatically using Windows Media Player, you are headed for trouble, especially if you have more music and other files on your computer than the mp3 player can handle. If you have accidentally done this, disable auto-sync in Windows Media Player.
If you have checked the above, and you are still having problems, disconnect the mp3 player from the computer. Hold in the power button for 10 seconds or more to reset the mp3 player. Try plugging the mp3 player into the computer again. If it stays on loading for more than 10 minutes, unplug the mp3 player, go into the settings menu and change the mode from MSC to MTP or vice versa. If it still misbehaves when you replug the mp3 player into the computer, download the latest Easy Rip software from RCA's website and update your player's firmware - take note of the section they have on Windows Vista if you have Windows Vista. Good luck!

-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Jan 06, 2009 | RCA M4208 MP3 Player

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Easy rip keeps freezing up and theres no sound on recorded videos


Make sure you have the updated Easy Rip software from RCA's website and that the lock switch on the back of the player is not turned on.

RCA M4208

Make sure the lock switch on the back is in the unlocked position. For the player to say "Loading," especially the first time you plug it into the computer, is normal - your computer is communicating with the player, installing drivers, and trying to load the Easy Rip Software. If it stays on loading past 10 minutes, however, something is not right. If you have selected to open the device automatically using Windows Media Player, you are headed for trouble, especially if you have more music and other files on your computer than the mp3 player can handle. If you have accidentally done this, disable auto-sync in Windows Media Player.
If you have checked the above, and you are still having problems, disconnect the mp3 player from the computer. Hold in the power button for 10 seconds or more to reset the mp3 player. Try plugging the mp3 player into the computer again. If it stays on loading for more than 10 minutes, unplug the mp3 player, go into the settings menu and change the mode from MSC to MTP or vice versa. If it still misbehaves when you replug the mp3 player into the computer, download the latest Easy Rip software from RCA's website and update your player's firmware - take note of the section they have on Windows Vista if you have Windows Vista. Good luck!

-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Jan 02, 2009 | RCA M4208 MP3 Player

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I have a rca mp3player that will not turn on the number is m4208gr-b


RCA M4208

Make sure the lock switch on the back is in the unlocked position. For the player to say "Loading," especially the first time you plug it into the computer, is normal - your computer is communicating with the player, installing drivers, and trying to load the Easy Rip Software. If it stays on loading past 10 minutes, however, something is not right. If you have selected to open the device automatically using Windows Media Player, you are headed for trouble, especially if you have more music and other files on your computer than the mp3 player can handle. If you have accidentally done this, disable auto-sync in Windows Media Player.
If you have checked the above, and you are still having problems, disconnect the mp3 player from the computer. Hold in the power button for 10 seconds or more to reset the mp3 player. Try plugging the mp3 player into the computer again. If it stays on loading for more than 10 minutes, unplug the mp3 player, go into the settings menu and change the mode from MSC to MTP or vice versa. If it still misbehaves when you replug the mp3 player into the computer, download the latest Easy Rip software from RCA's website and update your player's firmware - take note of the section they have on Windows Vista if you have Windows Vista. Good luck!

-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Jan 02, 2009 | RCA M4208 MP3 Player

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My compter can not find my mp3 player


Go into the settings menu and switch it away from the USB mode it is in right now - if it is in MTP mode, change it to MSC and vice versa.

RCA M4208

Make sure the lock switch on the back is in the unlocked position. For the player to say "Loading," especially the first time you plug it into the computer, is normal - your computer is communicating with the player, installing drivers, and trying to load the Easy Rip Software. If it stays on loading past 10 minutes, however, something is not right. If you have selected to open the device automatically using Windows Media Player, you are headed for trouble, especially if you have more music and other files on your computer than the mp3 player can handle. If you have accidentally done this, disable auto-sync in Windows Media Player.
If you have checked the above, and you are still having problems, disconnect the mp3 player from the computer. Hold in the power button for 10 seconds or more to reset the mp3 player. Try plugging the mp3 player into the computer again. If it stays on loading for more than 10 minutes, unplug the mp3 player, go into the settings menu and change the mode from MSC to MTP or vice versa. If it still misbehaves when you replug the mp3 player into the computer, download the latest Easy Rip software from RCA's website and update your player's firmware - take note of the section they have on Windows Vista if you have Windows Vista. Good luck!

-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Dec 30, 2008 | RCA M4208 MP3 Player

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RCA M4208RD-B MP3 Easy Rip software issues


Turn your player on and go to settings. Scroll down the menu until you see "PROTOCOL" and switch it from MSC to MTP. Your computer will now recognize your device, and you will be able to add whatever you want to it.

Dec 26, 2008 | RCA M4208 MP3 Player

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The RCA Easy Rip Installer has detected that a critiical file is missing : Setup.XML


If you are not prompted to install easyRip, you can find the installer on the device itself or download it at the URL listed below.

If you are getting the message that a critical file is missing, download the latest installer at:

http://voxrightnow.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/voxrightnow.cfg/php/enduser/std_adp.php?p_faqid=2253

Please clarify about the player stuck initializing. What model of player is it? Is the device itself stuck initializing or is a firmware update for your device (would be on your PC) stuck initializing?

Jul 20, 2008 | Audio Players & Recorders

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