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Should I fork out for repairs or just buy a new mp3?

Last week my Zen Sleek was stood on by a horse (work-related accident) and as a result the screen was cracked but the player still worked. However, a few days later the player stopped responding altogether and now when I turn it on all that comes up is the first welcome screen and nothing else. Looking at some solutions on your site I take it that the hardrive is broken as well as the screen. I was just wondering if it would be worth handing in the player for repairs or should I just go out and buy a new mp3. For this kind of repairs would cost of labour work out the same as buying a new mp3? Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks

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  • Anonymous Feb 25, 2008

    mine was accidently smashed in the car door.

    the sceen is cracked, its bent, and it does not work at all.

    is it possable to fix?



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Personaly i do not think that it is worth it getting it repaired, what i would do is buy a cheap one for work so that if anything happens to it it wont matter(water,gets trodden on etc), and buy a desent one for the rest of the time

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