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I can´t connect to my PC with my iRiver device (iFP-890) and Wi Vista 64 with SP1, not trough Music Manager or Explorer.
I´v followed the instructions above.

iRiver iFP-899... | Answered on Feb 18, 2011


usually you dont need any software for it you should be able to just plug it in and download and if it is needed the computer should automatically surf the net for the info

iRiver iFP-899... | Answered on Dec 27, 2009


Hello,

Support for the iRiver IFP-899 is on next site:
http://www.iriver.com/flash/index.asp?code=0302

MANAGER connection type
In the second column next to GO, enter the word manager or select POPULAR KEYWORD.
On the page right side a list shows up.
Select the iriver music manager to see the information how to download and install the software. The manager for the computer matches the manager firmware in the player.

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iRiver iFP-899... | Answered on Dec 27, 2009


Steve, Mine did this and I was able to get it working again by taking out the 3 tiny screws holding the case together. In my case, I had tiny grains of sand from the beach, which were probably had salt on them and were probably drawing moisture to the board and shorting components. I brushed it off carefully with a paint brush, blew it out as best I could, and generally cleaned the parts. Eventually, it came back to life! and continues to play today. Good luck with yours!

iRiver iFP-899... | Answered on Dec 17, 2009


i have the i river ifp-790 and do not have the cd to install the software need help to install without it

iRiver iFP-899... | Answered on Nov 19, 2008


You can download from the following link: http://www.iriver.com/support/down_view.asp?searchProductIdx=34&searchCategoryIdx=3&searchString=&page=1&idx=482&tmpSearchProductIdx=Select+a+Product&tmpSearchCategoryIdx=Select+a+Category&tmpSearchString=

iRiver iFP-899... | Answered on Nov 15, 2008


These players have issues with id3v2 tags or something. Try stripping off the tags of the mp3's and/or upgrading the firmware Here the links to download the firmware v1.65 and v1.75 v1.65 http://www.iriver.com/html/support/download/sudw_view.asp?searchProductIdx=&searchCategoryIdx=&searchString=firmware&page=3&idx=752&tmpSearchProductIdx=&tmpSearchCategoryIdx=&tmpSearchString= v1.75 http://www.iriver.com/html/support/download/sudw_view.asp?searchProductIdx=&searchCategoryIdx=&searchString=firmware&page=1&idx=829&tmpSearchProductIdx=&tmpSearchCategoryIdx=&tmpSearchString=

iRiver iFP-899... | Answered on Aug 19, 2007


Hi there! Well it sounds like the flash memory in your device has failed. This may not be the case. There is no way to say without testing and diagnostics, however if you can not access the files saved to the memory via the device(Playing the files) and the computer can not access that memory when connected, there is a strong possibility that your memory has failed. I am not sure the age of the device but it is well documented that all flash memory will at some point fail because it can only be read and re/written X amount of times(this is normal). Typically most devices will reach "EOL"(End Of Life), or end of use before the memory fails. The likely hood of recovering the files located within the inaccessible memory is very unlikely but may be possible. Replacing the memory chip in the device is possible but not feasible. I hope I have been able to help you today. Please if I misunderstood your question let me know so I can get you the appropriate help. Thank's Mr.Mike

iRiver Audio... | Answered on May 20, 2020

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