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Mad Dog megastor not reconized by XP (was OK before)

My Mad Dog Megastor 18X is no longer recognized by WIndows XP (SP2). Device manager shows a yellow exclamation mark with a code 10 error plus something about CYPRESS too.

PLEASE ADVISE !

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  • delerue May 20, 2008

    I tried uninstalling and re-installing but the problem persisted.

  • delerue May 20, 2008

    And this is an external USB 2.0 unit.

  • delerue Aug 27, 2008

    What in the world are you talking about? The issue is not with XP vs Vista but with a Mad Dog burner.



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Why are you trying to install a vista progarm to an xp? trey downgradeing and it will work pixels are to high for an xp. lala linda

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