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Battery My computer doesn't recognize my rio mp3 while I try to reformat it because of an Upgrader problem. I've tried resetting it and downloading new firmware and nothing changes. One source said to reinsert battery. So how do I get to the battery without tearing the whole thing up?

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Hit it and if that doesnt work hit it some more show it tuff love i've had mine for about 2 and half years and it craps out every now and then but if i throw it hit it and shake it it knows whos boss and will work for you. and if it breaks for good never buy a new one...ever.there shit.

Posted on Apr 22, 2007

Re: battery

Thanks alot for failing to mention that the wires connecting the battery are SOLDERED. I patiently pried and realized what u meant...u have to "peel" back the tabs so they don't relock into place...and MOST of the tabs are on the sides except the hardest 1 (of 2) which is right behind the volume dial... There are 2 small tabs near the the hole for the on each side..directly behind these two there is a tab..kinda pain to get to side of it though..behind the volume dial is ANOTHER tab...pain to work...then on each side and bottom there are 2 tabs (2 right hand side, 2 LHS, 2 bottom) so a total of 10 tabs. My Rio CE2100 is stuck in upgrader/recovery mode i figured nothing to lose... Just know before u tinker.

Posted on Dec 29, 2006

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Honestly the RIO ce2100 is a pain to get into, but there is a possibility if you have a set of jeweler's screwdivers and a great deal of patience. First, take of the chrome plate off the top (there are clips at the sides), and then pry the bottom up just a bit. You should see metal clips holding the thing together. Pry them towards you and work your way around all of the edges until you pry up all of the clips. You should be able to pop off the top then. After your done messing with the guts, just straighten the clips and pop the cover back on. Watch out for the smaller pieces when you open it though. There is some padding and the volume button that can come loose if you're not careful.

Posted on Aug 17, 2006

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