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M4204 won't start up and the update firmware don't work

Well I had my RCA Opal M4204 plugged into my laptop well I had to reinstall windows onto my laptop and I accidently reformated my RCA and now it won't turn on or anything and I need this thing to work, or I am going to get my *** chewed. Please help, thank you guys.

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One plug it into your usb device.
Hold down the power button for 10 seconds.
Goto the RCA website get the latest firmware.
Keep it plugged in. Install firmware.
Sooner or later windows will find it.

Posted on Jan 12, 2009

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What happened to my Opal M4204 Player, I could not use it anymore cause it is always on initializing only.. Please help me.. Thanks


You should repair your device. This link will help you:

http://voxrightnow.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/9202/~/firmware-update-for-rca-m4204,-mc4204,-m4204p-mp3-player

This is a customer support site and you will find all information you need to get back your player again.
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Hello,
in my opinion you should try to update firmware of the player. How to do this you can find it via this link:
http://voxrightnow.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/9202/~/firmware-update-for-rca-m4204%2C-mc4204%2C-m4204p-mp3-player

From this web site the firmware is downloadable also.
Bye, gylacz

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Turn on the mp4 play goto settings. Scroll down to power saver and turn it off.

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Did u get urs fixed my opal RCA mp3 keep saying initializing


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http://www.rcaaudiovideo.com/
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One plug it to the usb device of your computer
Hold down power button for 10 seconds.
Go to the RCA website and download the latest firmware.
Install the firmware and windows will find the player.
Keep it into the usb till its fully charged.


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http://www.soft29.com/freeware/smv_converter.htm
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Reset of RCA opal m4204


I know this is an old post but here you go...

You can try one of two things.

1st try to reset the device by holding the power button for more than 10 sec.

2nd You can try to reinstall the firmware by following these steps:

To update the firmware on your M4200 or MC4200 series, you will need to:

1. Connect your device prior to installation.

2. Click on the download link.

3. Select "Save" and select the appropriate folder to save the installer.

4. Run the downloaded installer and follow the instructions to complete installation.

Click Here to download File




Hope this helps! If these options don't work I would call RCA support.

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