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I held down the back button

And when i did it just says the device can perform faster and when i go to repair it it doesnt it says somehting about the firmware but i have everything updated

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  • apolamalofan Mar 07, 2009

    its not a go gear its a Magnavox 2B MSA2025 MP3 player

  • apolamalofan Mar 07, 2009

    ok i uninstalled the device manager from the cd and installed the one from the website its doing the same thing the only thing that comes up on the device manager is the repair option it says "a error has been reported on your device" the i repair it that doesnt work.The only time i can the the update option is when the MP3 player doesnt appear on the device manager and my computer still doesnt recognize the mp3 player even when the device manager does

  • apolamalofan Mar 08, 2009

    helped a little but got it to work 



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I did the updates and it erased all my information on the device including all the programing. Is there a way to reload the go gear programing?

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If it says "your firmware is up to date," then you are good to go.

If it says, "Firmware cannot be updated," then you are still good to go.

The device performance window is a Windows-related function that will do nothing whatsoever to spped up your Philips Go Gear.

The back button triggerred the Repair function. As long as you don't have a problem with your player, then you are fine. If you were trying to repair your GoGear, and it said "Failed to Update Firmware," then either: a)you are not connected to the internet, or b) your Go Gear is toast and needs to be repalced. Call Philips and fins out if you are still in warranty.

-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Posted on Mar 06, 2009

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    Corey Knoettgen Mar 07, 2009

    Aha! A Magnavox - you can still go to Philips' website, since they are the same company, or you can go to

    Enter your model #

    Go to the page for your model

    Click on Software & Drivers - get the latest "Device/Firmware Manager"

    Install and open the new Philips/Magnavox Device Manager that you have just downloaded

    Click on the "Update" button (will only appear if your player is connected to PC)

    Update the firmware

    The Philips and Magnavox players have a weird characteristic - in order to get a firmware update, you can't use the version of the Device Manager that came with the CD - you have to update the device manager first.

    If you had simply said the part about "your device can perform..." blah blah blah - I would've thought that you plugged it into a USB port that was weaker than a USB 2.0 port (this is especially common with laptops). But, since you mentioned firmware, I would go ahead and update the firmware.

    -Tha Mp3 Doctor



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Have you checked for firmware updates? You can try to do a hard reset which can force OS errors to clear up.

First method:
  1. In order to switch off the device, hold down the Power button for a short while.
  2. In the next step press and hold Volume Up + Power key at the same time for a few seconds.
  3. You can release held keys when you see menu on your screen.
  4. Then press Volume Down to select option "Factory Reset", and press Power button to confirm.
  5. Success! The hard reset has just been performed.
Second method:
  1. Turn on the device by using the Power button.
  2. Afterwards go to Settings and then to Backup & Reset.
  3. Tap Factory Data Reset and select Reset Device.
  4. If it's necessary enter the safety code and choose Erase Everything
  5. Select OK to confirm the whole operation.
  6. Well done! After a while your tablet should be ready to use.
Third method:
  1. At the beginning press the Power key to turn off your device.
  2. Afterwards press and hold Volume Up + Power simultaneously for about 5 seconds.
  3. you can release held keys when you see menu on your screen.
  4. Then press Volume Down to select option "Recovery", and press Power button to confirm.
  5. Press Volume Down to choose "wipe data/factory reset", and then push the Power button to confirm.
  6. Select "Yes--delete all user data". Use Volume Down button to scroll and Power key to select.
  7. To restart the tablet, select "reboot system now".
  8. Success! The hard reset is done!
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To force the device to restart without wiping any data, simply press and hold the Power button for about 10 to 20 seconds until the device turns off. You should then be allowed to turn the device back on as normal.

Hard Reset Using Buttons

Note: A hard reset deletes data. Before performing these steps, be sure to backup your data if you wish. Some data can be backed up under Settings > Privacy > Back up my data and data that syncs with Google should re-sync once you have performed the reset as long as you use the same account.
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2. When you see the Samsung logo appear, release the Power button, but continue to hold Volume Up and Volume Down.
3. Release all buttons when the System Recovery screen appears.
3. Toggle the selection to highlight wipe data / factory reset using the Volume Down button.
4. Press the Power button to choose the selection.

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1) Switch the unit OFF with that switch on the button (the one that needs the pen).
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also if that doesnt work try doing a soft and/or hard reset -

Performing a soft reset

Perform a soft (normal) reset to clear all active program memory and shut down all active programs. This is useful when your device is running slower than normal, or a program is not performing properly. If a soft reset is performed when programs are running, unsaved work is lost.

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1. Pull out the stylus, then remove the back cover.
2. Use the stylus tip to press the RESET button (red) located at the opening of the stylus bay. Your device restarts and displays the Home screen.

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Performing a hard reset

If a normal reset does not solve a system problem, you can perform a hard (full) reset. After a hard reset, the device is restored to its default settings-the way it was when you first purchased it and turned it on. You will lose any programs you installed, data you entered, and settings you customized on your device, and only Windows Mobile® software and other pre-installed programs will remain.

Warning! Your device will be set back to factory default settings. Make sure that any additional installed programs and/or user data have been backed up before you perform a hard reset.
Important If Encrypt files when placed on a storage card is enabled, backup all files from the storage card before using Clear Storage, hard reset, or updating the operating system. Otherwise you will no longer be able to access the encrypted files on the storage card. Use ActiveSync or Windows Mobile Device Center to transfer files between your storage card and computer. After the procedure, copy your files back to the storage card.

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2. Continue pressing the VOLUME UP and VOLUME DOWN buttons until you see this message on the screen:


3. Release the VOLUME UP and VOLUME DOWN buttons.
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