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My RCA Opal m4208 8G MP3 player froze on start up. You can turn it on and all it says is ? OPAL Initializing?? No matter how long you leave it on that?s all it does. I tried resetting it and nothing. The computer doesn?t recognize it either. I cant charge it with the computer and it wont turn on plugged into the computer. HOW DO I FIX THIS.???

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  • Anonymous Feb 07, 2009

    The MP3 player won't play. It simply reads initializing and nothing else. When it did work I constantly had issues with it freezing. What do I do?

  • Anonymous Feb 07, 2009

    its a pice of shet

  • kma001 Mar 06, 2009

    We purchased 3 of these players for our kids and everyone of the players have froze on start-up. We have tried everything to repair with NO luck.

  • Anonymous Apr 02, 2009

    same thing

  • lilmcinally Apr 03, 2009

    It froze at initailizing screen.
    then wouldnt turn off.
    eventually turned off.
    then wouldnt even turn on at all.
    then got stuck on initalizing screen again.
    this is pissing me off.
    this thing is worth like $20 and thats it. no more.
    it sucks.

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I have an RCA Opal and I just finished trying to load music from WMP on my pc to the device. Now the device will not power on and is just showing the "initializing...." screen. Is there a master reset or...


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search your make and model
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