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Sony NW-A1000 Hi, Recently my mp3 player will not switch on fully. I thought it was the battery but the red light on the adapter will not come on when its plugged into a socket or into my laptop. When I do plug it into my laptop I get the message 'USB device not recognised'. When i try to put it on it looks like its about to start (I get the 1st screen, your music your life, and thats all) up but then switches off. The reset button has no effect at all. Ive reinstalled the software and downloaded everything relevant from their websitebut nothing. The software keeps shutting down too. Any suggestions?

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Maybe the mp3 player is dead.. but.. you should install the firmware update for it.. because maybe the mp3 player ROM has a defect..

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