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My sansa player has hung and does not reset

I had connected my sansa player to the comp. I disconnected it. Later on when i tried connecting it..it was not detecting it. Hence disconnected it and my menu just hung.Even on pressing the power off button it does not reset. Please help!!!

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Press the power off button, do not release, (20sec) wait until the screen blank. I suspect firmware bug, try to play around with increase timing on AutoShut-Off, example 10 mins, at the Setting.

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