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Flip Mino won't turn on!

Have got Flip mino that Iused today to video the kids enjoying the snow. When I got home and tried to down load it to laptop it would not turn on.
Not sureif it wasleft on after filming and battery ran down???? If this was the case, how long does it need to charge before it will switch on again???? Thanks

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  • Anonymous Mar 06, 2009

    Charged up the battery in my flip mino. Now it wont turn on.

  • Anonymous Apr 07, 2009

    I was using my camera then it died, and now it won't charge!

  • Godsgirl0125 Apr 08, 2009

    I recorded a 55 minute video and when I tried to download it onto my laptop it froze and now it won't turn on but the light that says it is charging is blinking when I have it connected to my computer. It has been blinking for a few hours and still won't turn on. Please help!

  • loves2sing36 Apr 20, 2009

    my brother has a mino flip and he wanted to flip the playoff basket ball game. and it would not turn on. even when i pluged it into the the light wouldn't turn on. what should i do???

  • Anonymous Apr 25, 2009

    my flip mino won't turn on or charge, how might I change this.

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I had the same problem. Here are the steps I took to fix it.

1. Adjust the power options on your laptop to ensure it does not sleep/hiberate ever.
2. Reset the camcorder by inserting a paperclip into the hole in the tripod mount. Hold the paperclip in there for about seven seconds.
3. Then immediately plug the flip into the cpu.
4. You may not see anything besides the little blinking white light on the USB arm for a while (about 30 minutes maybe) but leave it in.
5. Eventually it should spring to life and show the recharging battery on the little screen (the Flip Share program may start too.)
6. Leave it charging until the little white light stops flashing - full charge about 3 hours.
7. You can then remove the flip and change the power settings back to normal.

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Flip Mino won't turn on. At first it wouldn't charge (I let battery get too low, THEN couldn't get it to charge.) Now the battery image is full green when connected to computer but can't get cam to turn on. Tried paperclip for 7 seconds. Tried holding record button down for 10 seconds. White light on cam USB is solid. Any advice?

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My flip's screen randomly turn green and would not turn on. I charged it over night nothing happend but when I reset it and immediately plugged it in to my computer it started to charge.

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Step 2 Import flip video to flip video converter
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[img]http://www.iorgsoft.com/how-to-import/Flip-Mino-Flip-Ultra-video-file-video-file-to-iMovie/import.jpg[/img]
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Select a location in the drop down menu next to Destination.
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[img]http://www.iorgsoft.com/how-to-import/Flip-Mino-Flip-Ultra-video-file-video-file-to-iMovie/conversion.jpg[/img]
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[img]http://www.iorgsoft.com/how-to-import/Flip-Mino-Flip-Ultra-video-file-video-file-to-iMovie/import-to-imoive.jpg[/img]

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