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Sansa 4.0 mp3 player dead. No power. I remember this happened to an Ipod I had but I was able to reset it. Is this the same?

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Sorry to say but they are not with the features with the Ipod and becuase of that there's no option to reset this device if there's no power on it, this player is already dead.....

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