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System Error on yp-z5

So i uploaded the newest firmware and put all my music back on.... but now every time i click on music i get "system error!" any ideas? maybe due to the fact that prior to uploading the firmware i had reformatted the mp3? please do help, i really cant buy a new one xD I've just upgraded my YP-Z5AW/ELS from 1.08 US to ver 2.47 US and now I get the Systen Error message when I try and play any music. Also when device is connected to PC in MTP mode it disconnects from USB immediately. On unplugging cable it says MTP "finishing" then just sits there... only way to get out of that is a hard reset. I've tried installing the other versions available for download (2.43 and 2.45) but "upgrade" fails every time - I'm stuck with 2.47. Has anyone got a version that WORKS? Samsung support is non-existant.... Even though I downloaded the US version form the UK website (and every version that's available is the US version) they are claiming it's because I've downloaded the wrong version. I've had to buy my wife a new MP3 player (NOT samsung) but want to get the YP-Z5 working for my use.

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Hello,
I have resolved my problem by using a firmware updater specific for YP-Z5
You can download it here: http://dump.ru/file/540116/ it is called MCL.rar

After that :
1_install the firmware updater
2_hold the center button while connecting your player , in order to put-it in recovery mode
3_wait for the program recognizing the player and updating it

for me , my player was totaly bricked and now it works very nice

Regards

Posted on Jan 11, 2009

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UMS mode allows the Z5 to interface to the computer as if it were a removable hard drive. You can then use Windows File Explorer to manage the files in the Z5.

To get into UMS mode, connect the Z5 to the USB port while simultaneously holding down the "return" button (the top of the square keypad) while connecting. This will put the player into UMS mode for that connection period only.

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(2) Unzip it to get the file named "Z5Update.dat".

(3) Disconnect the Z5 from the USB port.

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(5) Open a File Explorer window, and find the YP-Z5 device.

(6) At this point, make sure the Z5 is fully charged and has at least 30MBytes of free space.

(7) Copy the file "Z5Update.dat" to the root directory of the YP-Z5 device.

(8) Now disconnect the Z5 from the USB port.

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(10) Select "Upgrade". This will power off the Z5.

(11) Connect the USB cable to the Z5. Now it will upgrade the firmware under USB power. DO NOT DISCONNECT THE USB UNTIL THE UPGRADE FINISHES. After finishing the upgrade, new firmware will be started automatically.

(12) Check the version information in the "Settings > System Info > Version" tab.

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To get into UMS mode, connect the Z5 to the USB port while simultaneously holding down the "return" button (the top of the square keypad) while connecting. This will put the player into UMS mode for that connection period only.

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