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Dropped MP3 player

I dropped my MP3 player and it still turns on and the screen still displays but none of the buttons work. can it be fixed?

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Re: dropped MP3 player

Note: In reference to my last post... only use a cloth that is static free and meant to clean electronics and cds.

Posted on Jun 24, 2007

Re: dropped MP3 player

My daughter's Zen Micro was dropped yesterday and the same thing.... None of the buttons worked after the drop. Since it is 2 years old, the warranty is no longer in effect, so I decided to take it apart. I visited this site: I followed the instructions, took it apart to the point that I lifted the hard drive (without actually disconnecting it). I cleaned the area behind the buttons in the area of the hard drive that the buttons rest on as well as the area directly behind the buttons on the case. I only used the cloth.... nothing else. I put the Zen Micro back together and Voila! It worked.

Posted on Jun 24, 2007

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Re: dropped MP3 player

It depends on wether the MP3 was dropped in water. If it was, it PROBABLY be dried out depending on the severity of the problem. If it wasn't, it's probably broken. If you plan on getting a new one, I suggest an RCA Lyra. They're very durable and tough. I've already dropped it 6 times at school and not one problem so far. Hope it works

Posted on Jan 03, 2007

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