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Old 02-07-2009, 09:44 AM   #3
BobWhite
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Device: Treo 680/Sony PRS-500
What I've Tried

Kovid,

I've used the same cable to add books to the Reader and have never had any problems with it.

Nonetheless, I tried a new cable and a new port on my laptop. The Reader was detected quickly this time, so that may have had some impact. However, the copy to disk still failed with the same error.

I have 347 books on my Reader -- 202 on an SD card and 146 on the internal memory. I can copy the stuff off the SD card by removing it from the Reader and copying it directly. Is it possible to attach the Reader and make it appear as a USB drive (only) and copy the files off it that way?

I don't believe it's a port issue -- as I said, I've tried two different ones on the laptop without success. FWIW, I routinely copy 6 megapixel photos from my camera to the laptop without any difficulty.

I also tried copying to disk with the Reader plugged in with the AC adapter. That didn't make any difference, either.

Whatever is happening, it's leaving the Reader in a state that it thinks it's still copying. I've quit Calibre completely (no icon on the taskbar) and the Reader still has the "Don't unplug while copying" message.

Thanks,

Bob
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