I have a Philips Gogear Connect 3 (SA3CNT16K/37) with the Android operating system. I use a Philips retractable USB cable to charge the battery. The retractable cable works as advertised for battery charging. However, Windows 7 (32-bit) does not detect the MP3 player in the charging mode or the operating mode. Likewise, Windows 7 does not detect the player when used in the wireless mode.

I suspect the Android operating system may be a contributor to this problem. The Android system is a nice-to-have feature but (for my purposes) is not an essential requirement. Is it possible to uninstall the Android program and replace it with another operating system? If so, what is the best alternative system known to be compatible with the Philips Songbird application? Thanks to all for your help!