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Not responding plugged my device to pc for charging then plugged it off when it was showing the warning icon do not disconnect without properly it could not be switch on and couldn't respond anymore.then it responded another day, unfortunately my young bother plugged it off again like i did.So what do i do.pliz help

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Re: not responding

Try a soft iPod reset. Toggle the Hold switch on and off. (Slide it to Hold, then turn it off again.) Press and hold the Menu and Center (Select) buttons simultaneously until the Apple logo appears, about 6 to 10 seconds. You may need to repeat this step.

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Says Do not disconnect on screen and is frozen there


If the Player is frozen while connected to the Computer, then reset the Player by pressing the RESET button without disconnecting from the Computer. Once the Walkman player is reset, then remove it from the Computer. If the portable player is still not responding, reset it by pressing the RESET button with a small pin or similar object.
Confirm that the portable player is connected to a working USB port and that it is charging. If necessary, connect it to a different port. When connected properly, the battery icon will be animated or it will indicate the charge status such as FULL when charging is completed.
After charging the Walkman Player, you can use it. If the issue persists, FORMAT the Player to resolve the issue.
To format the player, select the FORMAT option from the Common Settings menu of the Player.

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May 07, 2011 | Sony NWZ-E436F MP3 Player

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My ipod wont get passed the charge icon and it only stayes on for a few seconds.tryed to restor it but it gets to the apple symbol then goes back to the charge icon

I can help..
So with the device plugged into your PC, iTunes open, if it shows up in iTunes eject it, or cancel the prompt to restore a device in recovery mode.

Hold down the Power button for 3 seconds

Without releasing the power button, also hold the Home button for 10 seconds

Without releasing the home button, release the power button and keep holding the Home button for 20 seconds.

iTunes will detect an iPod in recovery mode, let off button and set down device and hit RESTORE in iTunes.

Hope this helps!

Mar 19, 2011 | Apple iPod touch

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Not sure if player is charging

Can you see it in "My Computer"? It will show under "Removable Drive/Storage"

Double click the removable drive to open the folders. Can you see your music, photo and movie folders?

Can you see the player in Coby Manager - under the "DEVICE" tab?

When disconnected from the computer, how long can you listen to the Coby player before it goes off?

If not present in My Computer or in Coby Manager/Device Tab, then it is not plugged in correctly.
a. Disconnect the player from the computer.
b. Wait for it to cycle through "Please Wait" and "Updating Library" screens.
c. Make sure the player is TURNED OFF
d. With player TURNED OFF, reconnect wire to the player then to the computer.
e. You will see a USB connector icon on the player screen and the player charging.

It will appear to be charging all the while it is connected to the computer.
After it has been plugged into the computer for an hour, it should be well charged unless the battery is completely run down. In that case, you need to do an initial 8 hour charge - with the coby player OFF - through the computer. (This one got me when I first got my player!)

f. Use the Coby Manager to disconnect the player (Found HERE CobyMedia Manager fix for MP822 (Windows XP/2000/Vista)

1. Open Coby Manager
2. Go to the DEVICE TAB
3. CLICK on EJECT Button in lower right hand corner.
4. It will have a pop-up screen to ask "Do you want to eject?" Click YES.
5. The second pop-up screen will tell you "The device can now be safely removed from the system."
6. Disconnect the player from the computer.
7. The Coby will now show "Please Wait..."
8. It will take the Coby about 10 minutes on the "Please Wait" screen and then on the "UPDATE the Library" screen - Be PATIENT

You should now have enough battery power to use it. To check the battery level,

1. Turn on the player
2. The battery icon is in the upper right hand corner of the screen - it is ALWAYS RED until it starts to go down... I've not had mine down very far, but believe the red line gets shorter as the battery is wearing down.

Hope this helps.

Apr 07, 2010 | Coby MP-610 MP3 Player

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Need charging instructions

Charging device: Plug the device into computer. You can unplug the device any time you want without problem with device
If your device's battery has empty, you need 3 hrs to charge to full.
If you want to check battery level during devive plug into pc: (set up MTP or Auto mode) open My Computer, right click on icon of the device, select Properties, it shows you batteries level

Feb 02, 2010 | SanDisk Sansa Clip MP3 Player

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I have had my Sony walkman NWZ-E436F for about 3

Hey... I know this thread is fairly old... but I will tell you what I did. I have the Sony MP3 walkman,NWZ-E438F.. Until recently I have had no problems just disconnecting, I had no way of sagely ejecting. Yesterday, I tried disconnecting, and the screen started flickering and and saying that it was still connected... and that was all I got... so I left it plugged in till this morning. I went to
At the top of the screen, find where it says support, click on online product support. When it brings you to the next page, you will see an area where you can put your model # right to the right of all the icons. Enter your model number found on the back of your device and press enter.
On the next page toward the top, you will see a link under Drivers & Software. Click on that. Select your operating system on the next page, select firmware and follow the steps... It really said I was upgrading from a current 1.02 to a new 1.02, but after it was done, the screen on my MP3 Continued sayin do not disconnect, and I was able to "safely" disconnect my device buy right-clicking that Icon in the bottom right hand corner of your PC.

That is the only time you have to disconnect in that fashion... once you plug it back in again, you can disconnect as you did before, by just unplugging. But now mine is Fine.

Oct 21, 2009 | Sony NWZ-E436F MP3 Player

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Hung in a transfer loop after being removed from PC

When I (USB) plug in my RCA Opal M4002A mp3 player into my "Office PC" it works fine, but when I plug it into my "Studio PC" the "Opal" screen shows "USB connected" and so does the "PC" with the "Device Connected Sound" but then the "Mouse Pointer" changes to the "Hour Glass" you hear the "System Notification Sound" then the "Mouse Pointer" changes back to the default "Arrow Pointer" and this back and forth action loops endlessly until I unplug it. I've tried everything. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated. Thank You, Quaal
ALSO I HAVE THE "RCA Opal M4002A" (2GB) mp3 player.
*** After much trial and error this FIXED my problem. ***
1 - First right mouse click on "My Computer".
2 - Left click on "Properties"- Left click on "Hardware"- Left click on "Device Manager".
3 - Now with one end of the USB cable plugged into your mp3 player, plug the other into your USB port. (Now when I did this a new "Portable Device" icon with an "MTP" Driver (sub icon) showed up in the "Devices List". (The "MTP" icon had an "!" on it, telling my it wasn't working properly. I then did this.
4 - Right click on "MTP" driver icon, then ...
5 - Left click on "Update Driver". (I was then given two choices. The top one was the faulty "Portable Device" driver which I had done everything I could to fix, but nothing worked. So I then did this ...
6 - Left click on the "Mass Storage" Driver (the second choice below it in the list), I then clicked "OK". The "Updating Driver" screen showed for a moment. The "Portable Device / MTP Driver(!)" icon vanished from the "Device Manager" devices list, But the looping STOPPED!!! My Opal was working beautifully and showing in my "Root Directory" as Drive j: and in "Device Manager" under "Disk Drives" as "Thomson Opal USB Device".
P.S. For some reason the file transfers are noticeably faster now. Good Luck, Quaal

May 21, 2008 | RCA OPAL M4001 MP3 Player

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Philips mp3 player sa6045

This player shows the "Do not disconnect" message when it is doing something critical such as transferring tracks or updating firmware, which could corrupt the player if disconnected part way through.

The player shows the "OK to disconnect" when it is idle. As the message says, it's ok to disconnect, as the player will not corrupt if disconnected when it is idle.

These messages mean that the player does not need the "Safe to remove" procedure.

It is ok to disconnect part way through charging. Also the player will condition the battery once it is fully charged, so it's ok to leave it charging.

Occassionally batteries can "memorise" when constantly disconnect and reconnected without fully charging and discharging. To help prevent this, fully discharge the player (leave on until dead) and fully charge and condition (leave charging for about 12 hours) every couple of weeks or so.

Feb 11, 2008 | Philips GOGEAR SA6045 MP3 Player

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Zune charging problems, hardware problems

I had a 30g w/same problem. I installed the Zune software from CD. Plugged the Zune into my USB jack and waited hrs for the full screen battery icon to go away. It never did. Here is what I did to fix it. I left the Zune disconnected until its battery drained and the lcd went dark. In this state, pressing the play/pause button, caused the full screen battery icon to appear briefly before the lcd went dark again. With the Zune disconnected from my xp pc, I ran Windows Update in express mode. I have Windows system restore and auto-update turned off and rarely update my pc, so I also took the opportunity to take a manual system check-point (so I could restore from the check-point if an update trashed my pc). I took and installed all the latest Windows updates. When it was done, I had all the latest security updates and IE 7. At this point I went to and downloaded the latest Zune software. I installed the Zune software update. I ran the new Zune software on my PC and found the device tab. NOW I connected the Zune to a USB port on the back of my PC. The full screen battery icon appeared on the Zune but nothing appeared in the Zune software. I left it this way for a few minutes. It occurred to me that I might get more power through the USB port if I turned off my other external USB devices, which I did. Within a few minutes, the Zune FINALLY came to life and a Zune splash screen appeared on the device. The device booted and was FINALLY recognized by the Zune software on my PC. Shortly after that I noticed that it already started synchronizing with my PC music collection. I figured it would charge up and download my entire collection (20gig) so I grabbed some sleep for a few hours. When I returned, the PC was asleep too. Unfortunately, the Zune was not charged and had stopped sync'ing. Not to be discouraged, I woke up the PC, exited the Zune software and left the device charging for an hour or so. When I returned, the device was about 80% charged. I quickly disconnected and played my first music video on the device!!!! I reconnected (the Zune software auto-launched) and left it sync'ing and charging for a while longer. When it was 100% charged, I disconnected and have been using it for a few hours. It was a long painfull road to get this thing setup, but it was WELL WORTH IT! I am already a huge fan of this device. In fact, I'm considering passing this one on to my wife so I can get the 80gig. Hang in there, it's worth it!!!!

PS: one sidebar -- I have noticed that the pc software will only sync about 800 songs in a session. I have simply been restarting the sync to get the next session going. At this point, I am fully synchronized and have 4.5 gig free.

Dec 27, 2007 | Microsoft Zune JS8-00001 Digital Media...

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Charging ipod 4gb

Yes, the iPod will show that it is charging on its screen. Disconnecting without ejecting can cause data loss of whatever is stored on the iPod
Ejecting is when you remove the iPod from the desktop by dragging its icon to the trash or clicking on the down arrow next to the iPods name from within iTunes.

If you use the library computer, usually a Windows based OS, you'll need to click on the iPod icon from the task tray on the lower right of the screen. You can right click to select the remove option

Dec 21, 2007 | Apple iPod nano

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No response

That icon means your hold switch is on, follow this link and refrence page 5. The hold switch is located on the top of your ipod and it slides left & right, this feature allows you put it in your pocket while playing music and you don't have to worry about accidently hitting buttons, it locks all buttons out hence the pad lock icon. Good Luck L8R

Sep 18, 2007 | Apple iPod MA446LL/A MP3 Player

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