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Topic # 8271 16-Jun-2006 13:02
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I bought a Sharp V903 from Parallel Imported at the start of the week. Yesterday I decided I needed a USB datacable to connect the phone to my PC. I purchased a Force Technology USB datasuite from First Mobile (assured by the staff that it would work for a 903, though it says 902 on the packaging). Installed USB Driver from the Sharp CD that came with the phone. No problems. Rebooted. Start Handset Manager installation from the Force Technology CD. Get a couple of windows re WHQL (Continue Anyway) and eventually get a window telling me to power on the phone and plug in to USB port. When I do this, the phone shows up in Windows Device Manager, but the installation program never detects it. Strangely, the installation program window has 2 buttons - SKIP (which is greyed out and unavailable, otherwise I would click it) and CANCEL which does just that. The software will NOT install if it fails to detect the USB driver.

This thread (http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?ForumId=40&TopicId=5957) seems to be a similar problem, and I tried downloading the latest 903 USB driver from the Sharp site (NZ) but to no avail.

Are there any other suggestions? Has anybody else got a V903 attached to a PC via USB? If so, what cable is used and where is it available.


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Reply # 38887 18-Jun-2006 15:22
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Latest update to this problem. I downloaded the latest software from the Mobile Action website (the people who sell the datasuite) and I can now get the phone connected to the PC. The latest version of the Handset Manager is now installed and (for the most part) can transfer data in either direction. The only issues I am having is transferring my MP3 files to the phone (handset or SD card). Most of the time, when I try to transfer to the phone, I get a message saying "Failed to upload file". This message does not come up immediately and takes longer to appear when trying to transfer larger files, suggesting that it is actually copying the data. However, there is nothing on the SD card. As I have been able to transfer a few files, and if I can transfer one track from a CD, I can transfer the entire album, suggests that it is neither a cable nor a software problem. Does the DRM on the phone stop you from loading your own music onto it. The advertising for the phone implies that you can copy your CD's onto the phone to use it as a standalone MP3 player. So far, I can't get it to work.

All. and indeed any help appreciated.

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Reply # 39539 24-Jun-2006 18:31
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hey guys, i have the same problem too :(
and I downloaded the driver from Mobile Action, still doesnt work >_<

Can somebody help me? I have a Vodafone 903, I believe it's in the Chinese Filmware.
And I have window XP >_<

Thanks,

 
 
 
 


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Reply # 39540 24-Jun-2006 19:19
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nevermind, i got it to work :) thanks ~~



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  Reply # 39565 25-Jun-2006 10:42
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AvengerZ: nevermind, i got it to work :) thanks ~~

So what did you do to get it to work??

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  Reply # 39593 25-Jun-2006 19:23
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I download the driver for WX-T91, and it works for 903.

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Reply # 40471 4-Jul-2006 23:07
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I have the same problem, my 903sh has a hong-kong firmware in it so the computer
sees it as a sx833. I've tried to download the files from this location:
http://www.sharp-phone.com/_assets/downloads/en/SX833_CD-ROM_all_b5.exe
but they've cleanse it, there's nothing left of it.
Is there somebody that still has this file?

Thank you!
mobot

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