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Zen photo (8GB) won't go to main menu

My Zen photo comes on (after I dropped it), but it won't go beyond the first screen (Creative comes up). After I dropped it, it was still playing and continued playing for about 5 minutes then it stopped. The system makes a noise when I turn it on. It sounds similar to a busy signal, however, it is very quiet. My computer doesn't recognize when I have the USB cable connected either. Thank you, Gwen Schwab

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Re: Zen photo (8GB) won't go to main menu

Looks like your hard drive has died. Try to hold the on switch while you turn it on. If you cannot solve it with that menu your hd has to be replaced

Posted on May 28, 2007

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Support for Zen Mozaic on the site of Creative:
1. Firmware [for your player]
Get a download from the support site and install:
this will put maps onto the device. Communication with the software
on the computer is available after getting the next item (2.) is done.

2. Application software [for the computer]
2.1 Creative Centrale (+ User Guide) is usefull to get songs on your Mozaic.
2.2 Windows Media Player 11 can be used as well. Note: You'll first have to make a playlist: Save the playlist: Next Synchronize it onto
the Zen.

3. Drag and drop
Once firmware is installed you can also use the drag and drop method. Move music, pictures, video inside maps on the computer into the corresponding map onto the player.

Don't hesitate to post a comment
when this will not get your Zen to play.

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Need Creative Zen user manual. No longer on the website. I really just need to know how to create playlists if you can help me with that.

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  2. Step 2 Select "Music Library" from the Main Menu. The Main Menu should appear as the first menu when you turn your device on.
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