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Doesn't turn on,but works only after I connected it into computer

I can no longer turn on the MP3 player. However, if I connect it into the computer and then disconnect it again, then try to turn it on, it actually works again, but only for one time. Why's this?
it's quite frustrating, could someone help?
thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • sy58 Feb 04, 2009

    I bought the player around november last year, the model is MA566-1BL. I don't think it's the battery problem, because I used a brand new battery. The first time uploaded songs, I just simply dragged the tracks into the file. However, when I want to add more song, after i connected it with the computer, the computer shows it's a "Audio Player", after I clicked it, there are two files showed up, which are FMIN.DIR and MICIN.DIR, I couldn't find any songs in them. The only way I was able to add more songs last night, was to sync them with windows media player. I don't know much about computers, does this give you a bit more info?



    thank you for your help!

  • sy58 Feb 05, 2009

    Hey,



    thanks so much for your help! Please don't be surprised, I actually don't know how to reset the mp3 player, could you please tell me? thank you...



    p.s. should i just call you "fixer guy"? or ? :)

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How long have you had the player? It may be because of an old battery. Also it may be the driver. It could be many things, is there any more details that you could give, like what the model is, what you use to load the songs on, and operating system. This will be a little easier with this info.

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Fixer Guy

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    Fixer Guy Feb 05, 2009

    Okay with this new information I have eliminated a few things, I don't think that is the driver, your computer, or your battery. However if you have not done so yet, reset the player and this might help. I had my mp3 player do this a couple months ago and once I reset it, it was fine. If this doesn't work then let me know.



    Let me know how it works out!



    Fixer Guy

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    Fixer Guy Feb 07, 2009

    There may be a reset button on your player, or hold down the power button for 15-25 seconds. If these don't work, then look in the manual that came with it.



    And just call me "Fixer Guy"



    Thanks,



    Fixer Guy

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