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I have a 8gb GoGear it turns off immediatly when i turn it on

It's fully charged but it wont turn on

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Make sure the lock switch was not accidentally engaged, and try powering on one more time. If that fails, plug the mp3 player into the computer, open the Philips Device Manager and run a Repair - it will give on-screen directions once you have clicked the Repair button. Warning: Running the Repair will result in all of your songs being erased from the mp3 player.

-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Posted on Feb 14, 2009

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2) Open Philips Device Manager and try repairing the device. [connect your GoGear to the computer, open Philips Device Manager (Start-->All Programs-->Philips), and click on the repair tab. Now, disconnect your GoGear from computer. Turn the GoGear off if it is not already. Press and hold the volume + key and connect the GoGear to the computer (while still pressing the volume +). A window will pop up saying a repair is being performed. now you can let go of the Volume + button. The repair will get your device working normally again. WARNING: the repair process will delete any music/other media file from your GoGear.]

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