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Zune frozen with logo

Tryied to upload music and all i get is the logo frozen ..I have tried holding the the back and up buttons.. no difference

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  • psjent Jan 01, 2009

    Same for me NOThing changes . zune logo illuminated , wont connect , wont turn on,off!#@$!#@#^@^@

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Ahhh, yes, the frozen Zune. Figured it out, hm? Got it working, right? Good...

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Let the battery drain completely and then plug into computer. There was a leap year glitch from Microsoft and the fix is working today. Ours froze yesterday and it's OK this morning. This only fixes those that froze Dec. 31st.

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Have a zune 120g thqt displays a 5 and zune player with a X in the screen. And it says to contact support. It wont cut off or reset it wont do anything at all.


hold the back button and the up button until you see the Zune logo then release. if this doesnt work then you are going to have to reset your Zune....however this will loose all the data on the zune so your music/movies will be completely gone. you are going to need to press and hold the back and up button until the zune logo appears then hold the back,play/pause, and the center button until you see "please wait"
if this doesnt work you have some serious issue.Source(s):

Sep 08, 2011 | Microsoft Zune JS8-00001 Digital Media...

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Error code 5 and 3


hold the back button and the up button until you see the Zune logo then release. if this doesnt work then you are going to have to reset your Zune....however this will loose all the data on the zune so your music/movies will be completely gone. you are going to need to press and hold the back and up button until the zune logo appears then hold the back,play/pause, and the center button until you see "please wait"
if this doesnt work you have some serious issue. Contact customer support

Sep 05, 2011 | Microsoft Zune JS8-00001 Digital Media...

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Have a 80 GB Zune. It froze one day and was showing the message 'Connect the player to your PC'. I did that but then some error message started appearing in the Zune PC software. I tried formatting the...


Try the reset procedure...

hold the back button and the up button until you see the Zune logo then release. if this doesnt work then you are going to have to reset your Zune....however this will loose all the data on the zune so your music/movies will be completely gone. you are going to need to press and hold the back and up button until the zune logo appears then hold the back,play/pause, and the center button until you see "please wait"

Jan 02, 2011 | Microsoft Zune JS8-00001 Digital Media...

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Can't put music on zune!


1. Sync the Zune with its "home" computer. Each Zune has a specific "home" computer that it automatically syncs with. Use your Zune-specific USB cord to connect your device to this computer, and then sync your device as you normally would. This will solve most software hiccups and will generally get your Zune out of a "frozen" state.
2. Perform a soft reset. If syncing your device doesn't work, you can reset your software by holding the "Back" and "Up" buttons on the central control pad. Your screen will flicker, and then the Zune logo will appear with a status bar. Within a few moments, your software should be returned to normal.
3. Perform a system restore. However, doing this will erase all of your music, videos and photos, so only do this if you have exhausted both of the other troubleshooting steps. You can restore your Zune by connecting it to your computer, selecting it from the "Devices" list, and then pressing the "Restore" button. The process may take a few minutes, depending on how much content you had on your device. Once the restore has finished, your Zune will be completely blank.

Sep 30, 2009 | Microsoft ZUNE JS8BRPBDLUG MP3 Player

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Frozen mp3 player


The reset hole should be at the bottom right side of the player depending on which model type you have. If a reset does not work using the reset hole, then try this: First, back up all of your music and do this: Turn off the player and disconnect it from the computer. Then press and hold the play/puse button and turn it on simultaneously. The player should be in recovery mode. Scroll down and select format (all) and let it format. Then reload all of music back onto your player and it should work like new. Hope this helps!

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Zune 30g brown STILL frozen on Logo


At this time, Microsoft still hasn't found a fix for it. They're having a lot of problems with the Zune 30 freezing up. Before you try to start a class action, at least give them some time to get you up & running again. They only found out about the problem on Tuesday. Starting a class action will only drive the prices up.

Jan 03, 2009 | Microsoft ZUNE JS8BRPBDLUG MP3 Player

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Zune frozen with logo


Let the battery drain completely and then plug into computer. There was a leap year glitch from Microsoft and the fix is working today. Ours froze yesterday and it's OK this morning. This only fixes those that froze Dec. 31st.

Jan 01, 2009 | Microsoft ZUNE JS8BRPBDLUG MP3 Player

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Zune frozen with zune logo on screen


There is a problem with these known as the Zune 30's y2k9 bug. If you call they will fix the problem for you for free. Call 1-877-438-9863 for zune technical support.

Dec 31, 2008 | Microsoft ZUNE JS8BRPBDLUG MP3 Player

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My 30 gb zune is frozen


http://www.rapidrepair.com/guides/zune/zuneassemblyguide.htm

goto step 4 only remove clip for battery wait ten seconds. It worked for me!

Dec 31, 2008 | Microsoft Zune JS8-00001 Digital Media...

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Frozen zune 80gig 2nd gen, error 5


One last ditch effort: 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.

And, yeah, as far as the international replacement - that is how all the manufacturers are - they are not willing to pay the cost to keep their customers. Also, they have no process in place for fulfilling such a request, even if they have offices in both countries (which most of them do). Sad, really.

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