Question about Creative Labs ZEN SLEEK MP3 Player

1 Answer

Mp3 wont turn on

My Zen Sleek Photo 20 gb will not turn on! After downloading some songs i closed out of the "creative media explorer" and disconnected the device. then a box popped up saying i prematurely disconnected it and now it wont turn on! help!

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points


    An expert that got 10 achievements.


    An expert that got 5 achievements.


    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 4,402 Answers
Re: mp3 wont turn on

Wont respond to anything, try this, plug it in to the computer, hold the power switch in the on position, THEN trigger the reset button, worked like a charm for mine, I had thought it a lost cause."try the Reload Firmware option from the Recovery Mode menu? It makes a huge difference!

Seeing as how you can access Recovery Mode, can perform its disk operations, and seeing as how your computer does recognize it, it seems there's a good chance it's simply firmware corruption causing your problem.

Posted on Feb 12, 2008

Add Your Answer

0 characters

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add


3 Points

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I lost my manual & startup disk - HELP! Is

hello, i have the Creative Zen Sleek Photo User's Guide in PDF format, I uploaded on my 4shared account, you can simply download it here . maybe the creative support centre can help too, try to follow this link (you can download the latest firmware or software)

Apr 13, 2010 | Creative Labs ZEN SLEEK MP3 Player

1 Answer

My creative software for Zen Sleek Photo won't load on Vista

Vista by default will support the Zen Sleek Photo as an MTP device, which means that Windows Media Player will recognize it as well as Explorer.

You can use WMP to sync music to it, and Explorer to drag/drop photos to it.

Apr 01, 2009 | Creative Labs ZEN SLEEK MP3 Player

1 Answer

HELP! Zen Creative Sleek Photo 20 gb

What you have to do is flash the firmware. And this is another huge problem. If you have WMP 11 you have to downgrade/uninstall it from you computer or use a computer that doesn't have it on.
Next connect your MP3 player after you have:
1. cleaned it
2. formated it
(you get to the recovery menu by holding play/pause sign and inserting a paper clip into the reset orifice.
Once it is recognized a menu will pop up asking you if you want to do various things, one of them is to sync or add files to your player using WMP 9 or 10, depending on the machine you have. CLICK that option.
Next you have to run the firmware application provided on the Creative website and that will flash your player with the firmware. It should work fine afterwards.

Make a backup of of the files if you care about them before you start this adventure.

Jul 06, 2008 | Creative Labs ZEN SLEEK MP3 Player

1 Answer

Creative Zen Sleek NO SOFTWARE

May 14, 2008 | Creative Labs ZEN SLEEK MP3 Player

2 Answers


Circuit City, Radio Shack - anywhere really

Apr 25, 2008 | Creative Labs ZEN SLEEK MP3 Player

1 Answer

Xen Sleek Photo

remove the song and add it again.

Dec 09, 2007 | Creative Labs Zen Sleek Photo MP3 Player

1 Answer


I think I found it for you:

Mar 28, 2007 | Creative Labs ZEN SLEEK MP3 Player

Not finding what you are looking for?
Creative Labs ZEN SLEEK MP3 Player Logo

66 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Creative Labs MP3 & Digital Media Players Experts

Jazz Boyce
Jazz Boyce

Level 1 Expert

728 Answers


Level 3 Expert

1061 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

Are you a Creative Labs MP3 and Digital Media Player Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides