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Lockup when connecting to PC

My HDD1630 locks up whenever I connect to my PC via USB. When I try to repair using the device manager, it tells me that it failed to repair and to reconnect the player. Any ideas?

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"Failed to repair" = the player is donel anytime this player is connected to a computer running Vista or Windows Media Player 11, it's days are numbered - Philips has a warning on their website, but most people don't see it in time

This is too bad, because Philips no longer has any of these in stock

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