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Unit will not stay turned on.

This unit will not stay turned on. Tried the "reboot" button to no avail. Seems the battery will not take a charge. Can this battery be replaced?? Rio literature says "no". If it really can be replaced, how do you open the unit???

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Re: Unit will not stay turned on.

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 Wizard.

You would literally have to break it open with a screwdriver or wedge, smashing/damaging other components in the process (trust me, I did it).

Posted on May 23, 2008

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