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My mp3 player won't work

I went ot update the firmware and than the usb connect screen on the mp3 player was gone. i removed it safely and then whin i went to turn it on the screen only flashed. can it be fixed? or do i have to get a new one?

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My mp3 player wont work when i plug it in connection does not show screen blank

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Ok go to www.rcaaudiovideo.com/downloads and choose your MP4 player model.
Download Pearl Firmware (Version 2.0).
You will be given instructions.

First, what I did, I click on the FORMAT DATA AREA - download options and ran it.
Next. I followed the download instructions and now my MP3 works!!

Befpre I kept getting the corrupt file error.

Give it shot you have nothing to lose anyway.

Good luck

Posted on Oct 29, 2008

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COBY MP3, MP610-4G, NOT WORKING. SCREEN READS, "FILE SYS ERR"


Updating the firmware should be done for this type of error: For PDF instruction you could download this by doing below: 1. Go to http://cobyusa.com 2. In the right side of the page type MP610 and hit Enter 3. Click MP610 Firmware Update for File Sys Error 4.Unzip file and read the procedure
If you have no time to download pls perform the ff: File Sys Error This is a system firmware update. This update will fix the "File Sys Error" message and restore the MP3 player back to the factory settings. The firmware update file can be downloaded at www.cobyusa.com. Important This procedure will delete all contents on the MP3 player. Please make sure that you back up all your documents before proceeding with the firmware update. To backup all contents on the MP3 player, simply connect the MP3 player to your computer. The MP3 player will be listed under "MY Computer "as a removable disk. Double-Click on the removable disk and copy and paste all the folders/files on your desktop.
Firmware Update Procedure Do not have any USB Devices connected to the computer including the mp3 player. - Download the firmware file from our web site. The file will automatically run itself once it is done downloading. The below screen will appear. Do the Following: 1- Connect the MP3 player to your computer. It will show up in the number one box in the firmware update software.The windows explorer bar will also pop up when you connect the mp3 player to the computer. Simply close the explorer bar. 2- Once the MP3 player shows up on the number one box, click on the "Firmware Feature" icon to start the firmware update. 3- After the firmware update has been completed, you will receive a check mark in the firmware number one box. Disconnect the mp3 player from the computer. Close the firmware update software. Turn the MP3 player on. If the mp3 player reads Coby, then the firmware update is successful. Use Windows Media Player to transfer your music files in the mp3 player. This will restore the Artist, Albums..etc selections in the Music menu. If you have a problem with this device, please read the troubleshooting guide on the user manual or visit us on the web at www.cobyusa.com for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). If these resources do not resolve the problem, please contact Technical Support. Phone: 800-727-3592 Weekdays 8:00AM-9:00PM EST Weekends 9:00AM-5:30PM EST Weekdays 8:00AM-5:30PM EST

Feb 18, 2011 | MP3 & Digital Media Players

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Nextar ma852-801 mp3 freezing...reset?


Hi.
Welcome To Fixya Community.

Solution 1:
  • Try to Turn it ON/OFF(Reset).

If that isn't Working try This:

Solution 2:
  • You are going to upgrade the Firmware of your Mp3 Player in order to perform that follow these Steps:

  • Installation of the Upgrade Tool:

  1. Download the Upgrade Tool application (the download link is in the bottom of this Solution) to your computer.Double click the application.Follow the instructions shown on the screen to complete the installation.Firmware Upgrade:Note: All the existing files in the player will be erased while upgrading,please make a copy of your files before doing this.Turn on MA852-801 player. Press and hold the MENU button todisplay the main menu. Select “Settings” → “System” →“Upgrade” and press the MENU button to confirm. Select “Yes”and then connect the device to a computer via USB interface once you see the following window:
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2. Select ”Program files” 􀃆 ”Firmware Update” from the Start
menu or double click the “Firmware Update” icon on the
desktop. You will see the following window shown on the
screen:

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3. Click Open button, and specify the upgrading firmware with
the extension “ .rfw ” (Please download the firmware from
Nextar website named MA852-801 – updated firmware.rfw).
Click Update button to start upgrading.
Note: This process may take about 2 minutes depending on the
computer system you use. Please don’t disconnect while upgrading,
it may cause serious damage to the player.

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4. Once it shows "Firmware update successful"wording in
“Update Info” window, then click Exit button to finish
upgrading.

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*************************************************************************************(5) 5. Safely remove the player from the PC.
6. Turn on the player. Please wait about 20 seconds for the
player to automatically initialize settings.


Downloads:

Upgrade Tool.
Firmware File.

Additional Help:
Nextar Ma852-801 Mp3 Player Manual Guide.

please don't hesitate asking me if you need any Further Info.
Thank You For Using Fixya.
Good Luck.

Nov 04, 2009 | MP3 & Digital Media Players

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Occuring the problem when turning on with the title"bulding eror"


Click here for Firmware Update from samsung.com

Here is the instruction for updating the firmware:
  1. Download the YP-U2J Updater
  2. Remove Mp3 player if you already connected to the USB port
  3. Run the program (You should see something like: Please connect the device)
  4. Hold down the Play button and connect the Mp3 Player to USB port(Hold down the play button while you connect the device, you should seea message (normally after 8 seconds) like: Initializing on YP-U2J Updater program screen)
  5. After you hear the Windows chime "new device found" or the message"Initializing" on YP-U2J Updater, you can now remove your hand fromplay button.
  6. Check the Format Data Area checkbox (By clicking the yes button, you will lose all of your data in your Mp3 player)
  7. Click the "yes" button
  8. Finally, click on the Start button (takes less than a minute). DO NOT REMOVE YOUR DEVICE
  9. IMPORTANT: After updating the firmware, you MUSTdisconnect the Mp3 player and turn it on. You will see a 20% messagefor about 50 seconds and it will be restarted automatically.

Dec 13, 2008 | Samsung YP-U2X Digital Media Player

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My Xclef HD-500 will not boot up.


My OH finally solved this himself today! You need to update your firmware - just Google for Xclef HD500 Firmware and you'll find plenty of sites. He went to www.emmeau.com/xclef and downloaded firmware version 1.097 from the firmware section. This is an oldish version but I gather the latest ones can give some bother - and all I was wanting was my Xclef working again. You'll find full instructions there, too, but you'll need to download a couple of files - connect the XClef by the USB port and the power adapter (very importan!!!t)and then copy the two files into the "Firmware" folder of the Xclef. (If you go to My Computer you can see the connected Xclef there as another drive of your computer, and can look at all the folders and files, as you'll no doubt be aware). Do a USB safe removal in the system tray and unplug the USB cable, power on the Xclef - the firmware will update and it switches itself off automatically. Power on the Xclef again, press 'Menu' key for a couple of seconds, go to 'set-up', then 'system', then 'system initial' then 'OK' then switch off the Xclef and everything should be fine next time you use it. HOPE THIS HELPS!

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Zen Sleek Photo 20 g


I feel your pain. Yesterday I was in the same place as you. My player stopped working and would freeze after the splash screen. When I plugged it in, I could see the player in windows explorer, but the firmware update software, creative software, etc. kept saying it wasn't there. I went in to the control panel and hit add/remove hardware. I removed Windows Media Player (11 can mask the recognition of a player when something happens to it) and WMP runtime. I rebooted the pc and the player was then recognized. I could run the firmware update and the player works fine now.

Also, just a note. If you do get the firmware to run, mine said that firmware blah.blah.blah was already installed (even though it wasn't). Just hit okay to overwrite it.

Good luck!

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YP-U2J - Need download - Didn't come with CD


In case you have a problem to connect your Samsung YP-U2J Mp3 player, you should update Firmware to get it working. The new Firmware may be downloaded from Samsung.com.

CLICK Here to Download : Firmware Update

In case u have WMP 11 and player not working, this error is common after installing Windows Media Player 11

Here is the instruction:
  1. Download the YP-U2J Updater
  2. Remove Mp3 player if you already connected to the USB port
  3. Run the program (You should see something like: Please connect the device)
  4. Hold down the Play button and connect the Mp3 Player to USB port (Hold down the play button while you connect the device, you should see a message (normally after 8 seconds) like: Initializing on YP-U2J Updater program screen)
  5. After you hear the Windows chime "new device found" or the message "Initializing" on YP-U2J Updater, you can now remove your hand from play button.
  6. Check the Format Data Area checkbox (By clicking the yes button, you will lose all of your data in your Mp3 player)
  7. Click the "yes" button
  8. Finally, click on the Start button (takes less than a minute). DO NOT REMOVE YOUR DEVICE
  9. IMPORTANT: After updating the firmware, you MUST disconnect the Mp3 player and turn it on. You will see a 20% message for about 50 seconds and it will be restarted automatically.
Update: Please keep in mind that if you sync your Mp3 player with a computer that has a Windows Media Player 9 or 10, you should do these steps again

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Mp3


Follow these steps:

CLICK Here to Download : Firmware Update

Here is the instruction:
  1. Download the YP-U2J Updater
  2. Remove Mp3 player if you already connected to the USB port
  3. Run the program (You should see something like: Please connect the device)
  4. Hold down the Play button and connect the Mp3 Player to USB port (Hold down the play button while you connect the device, you should see a message (normally after 8 seconds) like: Initializing on YP-U2J Updater program screen)
  5. After you hear the Windows chime "new device found" or the message "Initializing" on YP-U2J Updater, you can now remove your hand from play button.
  6. Check the Format Data Area checkbox (By clicking the yes button, you will lose all of your data in your Mp3 player)
  7. Click the "yes" button
  8. Finally, click on the Start button (takes less than a minute). DO NOT REMOVE YOUR DEVICE
  9. IMPORTANT: After updating the firmware, you MUST disconnect the Mp3 player and turn it on. You will see a 20% message for about 50 seconds and it will be restarted automatically.
Update: Please keep in mind that if you sync your Mp3 player with a computer that has a Windows Media Player 9 or 10, you should do these steps again

Jan 04, 2008 | Samsung YP-U2X Digital Media Player

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Cannot use my player-device manager problem/deleting files


In case you have a problem to connect your Samsung YP-U2J Mp3 player, you should update Firmware to get it working. The new Firmware may be downloaded from Samsung.com.

CLICK Here to Download : Firmware Update

This error is common after with Windows Media Player 11

Here is the instruction:
  1. Download the YP-U2J Updater
  2. Remove Mp3 player if you already connected to the USB port
  3. Run the program (You should see something like: Please connect the device)
  4. Hold down the Play button and connect the Mp3 Player to USB port (Hold down the play button while you connect the device, you should see a message (normally after 8 seconds) like: Initializing on YP-U2J Updater program screen)
  5. After you hear the Windows chime "new device found" or the message "Initializing" on YP-U2J Updater, you can now remove your hand from play button.
  6. Check the Format Data Area checkbox (By clicking the yes button, you will lose all of your data in your Mp3 player)
  7. Click the "yes" button
  8. Finally, click on the Start button (takes less than a minute). DO NOT REMOVE YOUR DEVICE
  9. IMPORTANT: After updating the firmware, you MUST disconnect the Mp3 player and turn it on. You will see a 20% message for about 50 seconds and it will be restarted automatically.
Update: Please keep in mind that if you sync your Mp3 player with a computer that has a Windows Media Player 9 or 10, you should do these steps again

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Cannot transfer files


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download the updater. unzip the file and run the installation program. after you have install the iriver firmware updater, run the program. it will automatically detect what you need. follow the instructions. if the updater stops at 50% don't worry. wait bout a min or 2 then unplug your T30 and it will update by itself

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Muvo v 100 mp3


This firmware upgrade only works with Creative MuVo Micro N200 players. Do not install this upgrade to other players.
You will lose all content in your player when you install the firmware. Back up any audio or data files in your player to your computer before upgrading the firmware.
Before installing the firmware, please complete the following procedures:
  1. Download the latest device driver if you have not installed any drivers for your player. The file name is MStorage_PCDRV_LB_1_07_00_250.exe.
  2. Connect your player to your PC.
  3. Close all active applications (for example, Internet Explorer, Windows Explorer, or Windows Media Player etc), as well as background applications such as Norton anti-virus applications.
  4. Double click on the file MStorage_PCDRV_LB_1_07_00_250 to install it. Follow the instructions on the screen.
To install the firmware for your player, follow the procedures below:
  1. Download the firmware update, MuVoN200_PCFW_LF_1_20_04.exe to your hard drive.
  2. Connect your player to your PC if it is not already connected.
  3. Double click the firmware upgrade file.
  4. When prompted to set your player in Recovery mode, disconnect your player from your PC.
  5. Remove the battery from the player, press and hold the Play button while connecting the player to the USB port.
  6. Continue to hold the Play button for about 10 seconds after your player is connected to the USB port.
  7. When the Find New Hardware dialog box appears on your PC screen, release the Play button.
  8. If this is the first time a player is installed as Player Recovery Device, Windows will find a Player Recovery Device (or USB Device), and prompt you for drivers. Click on No , and select Do not search. I will choose the driver to install. Windows will install the necessary drivers automatically.
  9. Double click on the downloaded firmware again (MuVoN200_PCFW_LF_1_20_04.exe) to update the player's firmware.
  10. During the firmware update process, make sure to check the box next to Format Data Area under Download options.
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May 06, 2007 | Creative Labs MuVo Micro N200 MP3 Player

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