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BenQ Joybee 130 Won't play MP3

I've verified my formats; mp3 & wma. I can get FM radio. It started giving me intermittent problems, but now won't play any songs I've loaded to it. I've checked the battery and it's good. Please help.

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To clear this problem, you must use the "firmware upgrader" from the manufacturer. Select the "format data area" checkbox when running the utility. You can download the utility and the instructions here:

Posted on Jun 28, 2007


Well, I have the exact same problem. Occasionally I can get an MP3 to play, but it only works if I play the radio for about 10-15 minutes and then play an MP3. Sometimes it will work, sometimes it won't... Sorry I can't answer it completely, tho.

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