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Accidentally formatted my x20, now OS Vista does not see x20 when plugged in. Is there any way to reinstall the firmware?

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Firstly reformat the x20 using the device itself...
after that install the iriver plus 3...
there should be something on the program to reinstall it...
i also think that on the disc that comes with the iriver, there is an install that might help...
otherwise try and reformat the comp

Good Luck...

Posted on Nov 06, 2008

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You can download the Philips Device Manager for the PSS110 from:

http://www.p4c.philips.com/cgi-bin/dcbint/cpindex.pl?scy=GB&slg=ENG&cat=MP3_PLAYERS_CA&sct=SHOQBOX_SU&session=20080627080823_82.5.154.61&grp=PORTABLE_ENTERTAINMENT_GR&ctn=PSS110/05&mid=Link_Software&hlt=Link_Software

The software is not Vista compatible so you will have to run it on an XP machine.

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