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Freeze while sync

When i sync to the device, half of the songs wont sync, even though they are in mp3 format. not only that but everyonce in awhile it will freeze in the middle of a sync. the actual device freezes when i sync not my comp. yes i use Windows Media Player 10. i hate it! if considering this device hold out for the ipod. it runs much smoother.

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Re: freeze while sync

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.

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