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My rca mp3 wont turn on

I can charge and charge it and it wont turn on

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  • hvac2230 Jan 11, 2009

    We have the same problem with ours. Plug it in to charge it and the lights come on the player but the player itself will not turn on. It worked for about 2 weeks and then stopped working.

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Thank You! That worked.

Following your instructions and the instructions in the troubleshooting section for updating the firmware I got it to work.

Trouble shooting instructions:
If your Player cannot be upgraded successfully, please try the following troubleshooting steps:
Or
If you see the “Initializing…” message displayed for the Player for more than 5 minutes, please try the following steps:
1) Disconnect your Player.
2) Reset your Player by either pressing the reset button or removing the AA-battery from the Player.
3) While holding down the "Play" key on your Player, connect it to the PC via the USB cable. Release the "Play" key when you see the progress bar moving and "initializing" text. If you cannot see the "initializing" text, please disconnect your Player and try again.
4) Click the "Start" button to upgrade your Player as described in the upgrade steps above.

Thanks again.


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1 have it into usb device
2 hold down the play button.
3 update the firmware from RCA website.

Posted on Jan 12, 2009

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Unfortunately, it sounds like you'll need to return your player for exchange or send it in for repair using the warranty.  Have you contacted the Warranty/Customer Service dept. at RCA?  Can you return the player?  They sell them at Walmart, as well as other retailers in case you're not sure where it came from (Walmart will let you exchange it as long as all the original parts and packaging are there and you have a valid Driver's license).

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SOURCE: i plug the rca m4204 mp3 player into the computer

As long as the computer enumerates the drive (you can see it in My Computer as a drive letter) then there is likely an issue with the firmware. Download the firmware install from here: http://voxrightnow.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/2558

Follow the on-screen instructions to perform the install.
Be sure to back up any important media before performing this install.

If your computer does not recognize it, press and hold the play button while connecting the device for upwards of 30 seconds. If that does not work then it is likely the player is unrecoverable.

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