Originally Posted by Gleth
After you plug the phone into the pc, check the status bar of your phone. There should be a USB Connected link there to select which will give you the option to Mount the phone. Once you've done that your pc should see your phone ok.
Don't forget to remove your phone from the pc using the tray icon before selecting Unmount from the phone.
wow, I too am a 'tech-moron' after having my first experience with the Windows 7 phone from HTC, I thought I'd have to go through a whole bunch of 'steps' to download. Thanks for pointing out the 'simply obvious' solution...glad I joined the forum!