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Sony walkman nwz-s18f froze

Hi my sony walkman nwz-s18f froze i pressed the reset button and the battery low came on and then the player went dead.I have tried to charge it up but it wont even connect to any of the computers in the house.Please help

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  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2009

    i had this problem too *****

  • jhhermit Apr 19, 2009

    My NWZ A816 won't take a charge when plugged into the computer via USB cord. As suggested, I will try using an external USB charger. I hope it works since I don't want to spend $77+ to have Sony repair it, even though it is under waranty. Parts will be covered, but labor is only covered for 90 days. I should have read the fine print before buying the Sony.

  • rine100 May 10, 2009

    Sony Walkman NWZ-A816 lights up when plugged into usb in back of computer - computer does not indicate that it is plugged in. After 60 minutes, unplugged it and tried to turn it on - nothing.

  • ozzyrockshot May 15, 2009

    My walkman nwz a816 had 1 bar of battery,but not blinking,then suddenly the song stopped playing and it froze,i reseted it and now it won't turn on without freezing on the creating playlist loading bar,and my computer won't detect it and now the screen only turn black when i press power on button. 

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    Home button does not switch the player off.Also it does not return to main menu when presing the home button.

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    Before this happened, I had some trouble with the play button. I just had to press it a couple times to get it to work. It only happened for a week and just yesterday, the play button is just completely dead. I've had it for 3 years.

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I had this problem a few days ago and now my sony nwzs18f has different problems, the way i got it to charge back up was by using a usb charger that plugs into a socket rather than into your computer this should hopfully charge it back up and also it should unfreeze the screen.

hope this helps

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