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Re: [archosjukebox6000] Re: Record20 + USB2.0 + XP = Boom -- Please help

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  • Gerry Duprey
    Howdy, I ve tried both with the stock XP drivers and then with the Archos XP drivers and both did the same thing - instant crash. Something is wrong - I just
    Message 1 of 10 , Aug 19, 2002
      Howdy,

      I've tried both with the stock XP drivers and then with the Archos XP drivers
      and both did the same thing - instant crash.

      Something is wrong - I just can't figure out what,

      Gerry

      eo2vdq wrote:
      > One of the XP upgrades provides USB 2 drivers. I used those, didn't
      > bother with Archos drivers, and it works fine. If the solutions
      > Nexx mentioned don't work, you may want to try reverting the USB 2
      > drivers to those from MS, or uninstall te drivers and redownload the
      > XP patch.
      >
      > Good luck.
      >
      > MikeF
      >
      > --- In archosjukebox6000@y..., Gerry Duprey <lunchboy@c...> wrote:
      >
      >>Howdy All,
      >>
      >>I recently became the fairly proud owner of a Recorder 20. When I
      >
      > ordered
      >
      >>this, I also ordered Windows XP and a USB 2.0/Firewire card (I had
      >
      > NT before
      >
      >>with no USB support).
      >>
      >>WinXP installed fine and I had it download/install all the (24Mb+)
      >
      > XP
      >
      >>patches/updates. I then installed the USB 2.0/Firewire card
      >
      > (Addonics combo
      >
      >>card, if interested). The firewire didn't need drivers (built
      >
      > into XP), the
      >
      >>2.0 did, but they installed from CDRom without a hassle.
      >>
      >>Okay, then I plug my Archos into the one of the USB 2.0 ports and
      >>
      >>Reboot
      >>
      >>The system doesn't send any messages, show any blue screen/core
      >
      > info - just a
      >
      >>complete reset.
      >>
      >>Okay, I didn't install any Archos drivers. So I go to their web
      >
      > site and
      >
      >>downlaod the drivers. Unpack them and all there is is .inf
      >
      > and .sys files -
      >
      >>no installer. Well, I right click on the inf and pick install and
      >
      > nothing
      >
      >>happens. A quick check in the Windows directory shows none of the
      >
      > supplied
      >
      >>files were copied there. Just in case, plug the archos in -
      >
      > reboot :-(
      >
      >>Back to the Archos site and instead of the driver download
      >
      > section, I go to
      >
      >>the product support which has a USB installer program. Download
      >
      > that, run it,
      >
      >>it seems to do things I'd expect. Reboot the computer (to be
      >
      > sure) and plug
      >
      >>the Archos in. Reboot :-((
      >>
      >>Now I'm thinking there could be a problem with the USB board. So
      >
      > I plug the
      >
      >>Archos into the motherboards USB ports. Other than warnings that
      >
      > it won't be
      >
      >>high speed, it works.
      >>
      >>So I plug a few other mass storage devices into the USB 2.0 port
      >
      > and they all
      >
      >>work fine - no errors, no reboots.
      >>
      >>I deinstall the ARchos drivers, plug the unit into the
      >
      > motherboards USB 1.1
      >
      >>ports and it still works! And still reboots the system if I plug
      >
      > the Archos
      >
      >>into the USB 2.0.
      >>
      >>Grrrrr.
      >>
      >>Scour the net looking for reports of problems with the Addonics
      >
      > USB card and
      >
      >>XP and can't find any.
      >>
      >>Does anyone have any suggestion on how to proceed? The
      >
      > frustrating part is
      >
      >>plugging in the Archos means an instant reboot - not even a chance
      >
      > to install
      >
      >>a driver or anything.
      >>
      >>I very much could appreciate any help, pointers, suggestions, etc
      >>
      >>Thanks (in advance)
      >>
      >>Gerry
      >
      >
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      --
      Gerry Duprey
      Ann Arbor, MI 48103
      http://www.cdp1802.org
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