Same here, never needed any 3 party drivers. Xp works very well without it.
Why the two OS...?
> I have never loaded any third party USB drivers with any USB device i have
> added and hence, haven't had a problem. I don't know that you need those
> drivers that came with your RIO... You might try un-installing all that
> that most hardware vendors send you onna disc; XP doesn't need them,
> usually, and doesn't like them either.. Bet your RIO will work without
> > I have a RIO S35S MP3 player, A Gateway 1.8MHZ system
> > running XP-Pro and XP-HOme (Using boot magic to switch
> > between the two systems);
> > Problem:
> > XP-Home edition loads the USB Rio driver no problem
> > XP-Pro cannot load the RIO driver, error code 39.
> > Both systems are using the same drivers and obviously the
> > same hardway. I tried the latest drivers and also using
> > different USB ports.
> > It can't be the hardware and the drivers are the same
> > so ???
> > -- Stumped and mad at XP-pro ...