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Subject: Re: Archos driver for XP

Re: Archos driver for XP

From: David Pedersen <dav-ped_at_frisurf.no>
Date: 2006-01-07

ok! jUST WONDERED, THEN: iF i CHANGED THE IS300 TO AN ISB300, WOULD MY
ARCHOS RUN AS AN usb2.0 UNIT, WITH THE INCREASED SPEED OF THAT USB? oR IS
THERE MORE TO THE MATTER?

thANKS,
dAVID

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jens Arnold" <arnold-j@t-online.de>
To: <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Saturday, January 07, 2006 1:15 AM
Subject: Re: Archos driver for XP

> On 06.01.2006, Bluechip wrote:
>
>> The chip inside the Archos ->Recorders<- is an "isd 300" ...if
>> you cannot find a certified driver for the Archos, find one
>> for that chip :)
>
> The ISD300 is the chip in the USB2.0 versions of the recorder,
> and is USB MSD compatible, that means it doesn't require special
> drivers for WinXP.
>
> The chip in the USB1.1 versions of the recorder and in the
> player models is the ISD200, which is not 100% USB MSD
> compatible, and hence requires special drivers.
>
>>> I just tried to connect my archos jbrecorder to a computer
>>> running Windows XP. XP gave me the message that the unit
>>> could not be installed. That is, XP didn't recognize the unit
>>> on its own. So, I inserted the driver CD that came with the
>>> unit. Upon running the setup, I am told that the driver
>>> hasn't passed the xp test. Not an unfamiliar scenario for
>>> most xp users, I know. But does anyone out there know, if
>>> there is available an xp driver for the archos? And, in case,
>>> where to find it?
>
> Afaik, all driver versions supplied by archos aren't certified,
> so you'll get that warning when installing them. They can also
> be downloaded from the archos site. From experience I can say
> that not all versions work equally well, some have problems.
> I finally found a version that seems to work well on most XP
> installations, it is the 04062004 version.
>
> Regards, Jens
>
>
Received on Sat Jan 7 13:09:09 2006


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