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Creative X-Fi MP3 Player Freezes

The new Creative X-Fi MP3 player is awesome; however, it recently started freezing EACH TIME I disconnect the player from the computer after transferring files. Creative says to reformat the player, which is like starting all over again and I rather just buy someone else's player since it will take hours to get all my music and books transferred again. I did try an alternative that Creative suggested and CLEANED the player, which doesn't format the player but is said to fix certain issues. Did not resolve the issue; player still freezes each time I transfer files. The player does rebuild itself and everything operates normally after the freeze when I push RESET, but I just wonder if anything else will work, short of reformatting. The Creative FAQs also claim that if I install the updated firmware, I have to REFORMAT the player, or might backup all my files or something, which concerns me. Any insight on that issue? Thanks!

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  • Anonymous Feb 12, 2009

    THis is the 4th replacement of Zen Xfi that i received and it had the same problem..

  • crusader666 Feb 12, 2009

    There is still about 25% of the memory left, so I am not sure if "overloading" is the issue, but I was wondering about that.



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You might be overloading it

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