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Frozen I plugged my mp3 into the computer, and it froze. i tried to hold down the off button, but it just won't do anything!!! My song name is on the screen, and it has the lightning bolt icon on the battery, like it is charging. I don't want the screen to stay on till the battery dies, because the backlight will die!!! What should i do?

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Re: Frozen

Press the reset button once with a pin/paper clip by the usb connection. If that does not work press the reset button again but this time hold the play button until a different screen comes up....then I selected clean up.

Posted on Sep 24, 2007

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