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Nwa-3000 music plays but no screen shows up!!!!

Hi, When i turn on my Sony NWA-3000 MP3 playerall the lights work except the main display. I cant see a thing im doing and every now and then i just about manage to get to my music. How do i make my screen come back??? Thanks in advance

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Re: Nwa-3000 music plays but no screen shows up!!!!

Update Firmware
Double-check with Sony
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.
If fails, then the player is officially dead

Posted on Jul 06, 2008

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