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Wannabe Geek

# 18653 18-Jan-2008 11:09
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okay so i got this MP4 player for christmas, it came with a tiny disc , i assume the drivers and such are on this. I have a new MACand have no idea where this disc would go so that I may download the drivers. I want to put music and pics and such on the MP4 player. Can I get drivers online? The bloody thing doesn't even have a company name that I can find except MP4. Can anyone help me out here?

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Master Geek

  # 105496 18-Jan-2008 11:35
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Hi Flygirl

Is this 'tiny disc' basically like a small CD? like here:

If so, you could be able to use it in your CD/DVD drive on your computer.


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Wannabe Geek

  # 105499 18-Jan-2008 11:53
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Hi< I tried putting the disc in but my MAC didn't even realize it was there. I had to use another disc to try and get it out of the disc drive. Thanks for the try though.


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Ultimate Geek
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  # 105504 18-Jan-2008 11:59
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Hahha... MAC

That will prob be your problem then..

Im guessing its PC only Drivers

Sounds like it

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Master Geek

  # 105506 18-Jan-2008 12:06
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AmooMan makes a valid point actually. I didn't consider that since I've never had a MAC.

I guess the next step is to try it out on a PC and see if that gets you anywhere?

From the sounds of it, Since it doesn't even have a visible brand name, you're probably unlikely to be able to find MAC drivers for it but you never know, I've been wrong many times before =o) 

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Uber Geek
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  # 105604 18-Jan-2008 21:59
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If its anything like the mp4 players I have bought, the software will only be a mass storage driver for archaic windows and a program to convert some video files into their amv format that will crash on 90% of the avi files you try to convert. Once you have seen the output video played back on it you will never bother again since its essentially a slideshow of bad jpegs when I did anything.


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Ultimate Geek
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  # 105734 19-Jan-2008 22:48
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haha i know what yr saying richms :)

Hay you should try using  Winamp

That might work with it... winamp has mp3/4 player sync'ing

Im nt sure if you can get winamp for Apple tho..

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Wannabe Geek

  # 105748 20-Jan-2008 04:56
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Thanks everyone for your help. Maybe i'll just get my son to return it and I'll get an IPOD. hehe Will be much simpler.


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Ultimate Geek
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  # 105824 20-Jan-2008 17:17
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ewww.... ipod..

i guess having a apple you should prob get ipod..

just dont like them myself

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