I've a Samsa m250, just got it as an early Christmas present. It's been working fine for the past two days, but this morning I was trying to upload/delete some songs manually (using Windows Explorer). I created a new folder, named it and such, moved some files to it, decided I wanted to delete one of them and tried to do so. An error message popped up saying something about 'write-only.' I disconnected the player, and it said "format drive" for about a minute, so I took out the battery, and put it back in, and now it won't turn on at all. When I connect it to the computer, it's not even recognized. Help? (Thanks in advance.)
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I have the same mp3 and had the same problem. The problem is over charging. The max time to charge is 8 hours. I left my player alone for about 1.5 months. Sometime during that time it reset itself, (not sure when, sorry). Anyway I picked it up the other day and now it works perfectly fine. Hope this helps.
Ummmmm.... What are you doing exactly if your trying to download the music, Download using limewire, bearshare,
Its not going to work on Itunes most of the time so just use Limewire or bearshare. Connect the Mp3 using the Usb thing and try to put it in front of the cpu or behind either 1 of them.
After you should probably get a pop up scroll down and go to view folders or whatever and open it and put the music you want in the mp3 and when yur done beside the clock look for a Safetly USB remover or whatever and disconnect it.
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Either the device is bad, the pc port is bad, or the software is faulty. Try connecting to different usb port, then a usb port on a different pc with a compatible os. If still not recognized, then there is physical damage to player.
Try this: disconnect the player from the computer, turn it off, hold in the volume + button, and reconnect the player to the computer while holding the volume + button in. Keep holding the volume + button for an additional 5-50 seconds. Windows should eventually go into recovery mode and revive the player- it will pop up a window that says Found New Hardware. Wizard.
Ive just experienecd the same problem and I cannot get it to play or unfreeze at all. I just bought it 2 weeks ago and im not very happy as I am travelling and cant reinstall the software. Did your´s eventually work after?
These units are noted for this problem. They cannot be fixed. I bought to for Christmas presents and after 2 days one was stuck on the "Initialization" Screen. Went back to Circuit & exchanged them both because there was a major hardware/firmware upgrade on the new ones. After about a week, same problem. Now I'm just going to return them. You can only return it or throw it away.