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Won't respond My Zen micro got a little damp. I dried it for 30+hrs and put the battery back in then turned it on. Now it lights up and displays the Creative logo, thats as far as it goes and my computer doesn't recognize the device any more. Also the screen icon doesn't indicate if it's charging the battery...any suggestions? Is it fried ?

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Re: Won't respond

It fried, sorry...
you can try and take it apart

clean it with 99% alcohol
good luck

sell it on ebay for parts

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I got water in my creative zen and it won't turn on. Is there any way of fixing this?

Probably not.
Remove the battery and place the player in a warm sunny dry place for several days until it drys out completely. Replace the battery, charge it and the see if will work.

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My CREATIVE ZEN Micro doesn't play any media after i accidentally dropped it. Is there hope?

1. Ensure that the player is turned off

2. Remove the battery.

3. Move and hold the Power button to the Power On position and re-insert

the battery to the Zen Micro. Hold the Power button until the rescue

mode appears.

4. After 2-3 seconds the rescue menu will be displayed.

At this point the battery can safely be replaced and maintenance options


5. Four options will be displayed on the LCD screen:

? Clean Up - (To rearrange your stored data)

? Format All - (To format and remove all data)

? Reload Firmware - (Reloads your player's operating system - Do not

choose this option unless you have downloaded a firmware update from the

Creative website)

? Reboot - (Restarts your Player)

6. Select the Clean Up and then the Reboot option.

Now, please try turning off the player.

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I left my creative zen over night on a damp

Either way your screwed because it would be very difficult to buy replacement parts for these old players

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try taking out the battery, wipe it off, then put it back in, wait a few minutes, then try it again.

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Take your battery out of the back, turn it back on and let it reboot.

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Replace hard drive

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remove the usb adaptor and remove the battery from the back.
and then put the battery back in and try it

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Player is not responding cant shot off or on. when battery remuved it shots off

Betwenn the headphone socker and the power switch is the lock control. I'm thinking maybe your player is just locked. Try moving the switch to the other setting.

Let me know how you get on!

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My Thingy Won't Work.

i have this same problem, but i don't know how to sort it other than taking the battery out, plugging it into the computer or plugging it into a battery pack if you have one. sorry!

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