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Topic # 7803 10-May-2006 20:36
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HELP Please   i have brought a moble telcome phone the sanyo 5600. now with the usb connection cable
it says on the phone it self after you select the mass storage device, conecting to device,  
now however i have windows 98 installed on my computer, i do have the 2.0 mass storage device drivers installed on my pc,
but the computer says  new hardware found and i need drivers for a "sanyo mass storage"  now i havent cum across it i havent found it
not even www.driverguide.com could help me,  can anyone help me with finding these drivers, please,

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Reply # 35423 10-May-2006 20:56
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Anything to do with Telecom Sanyo Phones I always head to www.sprintusers.com.

Searched there and found http://www.futuredial.com/support/download/USB_Drivers.htm

Maybe what you're after.

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Reply # 35425 10-May-2006 21:16
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Great tip riahon!

For those that arent aware, Telecom has aligned their network to be similar to Sprint in the USA so we can get access to their handset range. Consequently Sanyos especially, are almost the same as Sprint phones from a users point of view.




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Reply # 35547 12-May-2006 00:05
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i have the same phone as you do all you do is plug your sanyo in to the computer via the usb cable now if windows ask's for any drives just click cancel  and pick up your phone  press menu go to tools/extras go down to  "USB Connection" then usb mass storeage go to option yes and the phone will connect to the pc just like that no drives needed.  go to my computer and in there should be a removeable storeage drive if not reboot your computer


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Reply # 35558 12-May-2006 08:16
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Joe - do you run Windows 98? If you are running XP, you are in a different situation, as XP handles USB mass storage with ease, but not always the case with 98.

It would be helpful to the OP to know which OS you are on.

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Reply # 35578 12-May-2006 13:02
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o sorry about that. "windows xp"

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Reply # 35580 12-May-2006 13:32
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joe5600: o sorry about that. "windows xp"

No stress. Windows XP you can pretty much jam any mass storage into an available usb port and it will just work - not the case with W98.




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Reply # 35583 12-May-2006 14:40
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cheers to riahon on the website link i downloaded thows drivers but all they were supporting was a usb sanyo modem unfortunatly, didnt help, and to tonyhughes i tryed that way to but that didnt work, unfortunatly..... my os is windows98SE but yeah still no luck, if u know any other way, im willing to try it, cheers, unfortunatly both failed :(

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Reply # 35864 16-May-2006 12:10
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 i was just thinking is it possable for you to upgrade your operateing system to windows xp 98 is pretty old and i think it is an unstable operateing system i used to use it at my pc course and it keept showing me the blue screen of death


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Reply # 35870 16-May-2006 12:57
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Hey Everyone,

I recently came across the same problem, and it was pretty easy to solve (google is your best mate) a simple search for "sanyo 5600 mass storage drivers 98" came back with this link to the sanyo website: http://www.sanyo.com/wireless/handsets/faqs/faqs_5600.htm its an FAQ page with a link to download the drivers needed :D

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Reply # 35871 16-May-2006 13:44
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Actually, thought i would be nice and just post the link straight to the download site, here it is: http://www.sprintpcs.com/support/guides/sanyo.html

Cheers

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Reply # 35906 16-May-2006 18:38
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[Plug] We knew this would be a problem. That's why the APT Sanyo cable + driver includes the Win98 Mass storage driver. It's also included on the Datapilot CD from memory. [/Plug].

www.datapilot.co.nz

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Reply # 36061 18-May-2006 22:15
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cheers SphinxNZ on the links, they were great, sum how my partners missplaced the cord... typicl, anyway downloaded the drivers and yeah well i just gott find the cord then ill check it out in tell yah if its just what i needed.
cheers



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Reply # 36331 22-May-2006 21:10
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cheers SphinxNZ for the driver link, it worked, however its a bit buggy and slow....
but it works, :) thanks guys

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