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ZUNE will not play in CAR if charging on USB connection

My ZUNE will not play in my CAR if it is charging on the USB connection.

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  • Anonymous May 04, 2009

    when i connect to usb connection of my stereo it doesnt play....when connected zune keeps restarting over and over..

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eagle338
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SOURCE: Zune will not turn on

Hi! DId you try a complete reset.. just take the battery out and leave it like that for about 1 min. Then put the battery back and see if it works. If it doesn't then try connecting it to an outlet and then try to switch it on. IF it works then its a battery problem.. If it still doesn't work then you can try updating the firmware to a later version and see if it works.. report your findings so that we can proceed further

Posted on Mar 21, 2008

ThaMp3Doctor
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SOURCE: zune wont show connection

Try this: disconnect the player from the computer, turn it off, hold in the volume + button, and reconnect the player to the computer while holding the volume + button in. Keep holding the volume + button for an additional 5-50 seconds. Windows should eventually go into recovery mode and revive the player- it will pop up a window that says Found New Hardware.
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Posted on Jul 06, 2008

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SOURCE: wireless device to play outside of my car

Yeah. Try getting the Microsoft or Belkin FM Transmitter. The only issue I have noticed is that if you use the transmitter, it can get "static-y" and the audio cable gives you better volume control. Hope this helps!

Posted on Sep 21, 2008

javix
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SOURCE: Zune will not play when charging

if your software is running on the computer it is. if the zune prograam is on turn it off and it will still charge and you can listen to it

Posted on Mar 09, 2009

ravindave08
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SOURCE: Zune player is not found nor will sync when connected

if that was me i would uninstall mcafree and find another antivirus mcafree is shitt excuse the language!!!!

and have u a driver disc 4 your zune player if not u can download1 from http://download.microsoft.com/download/5/8/5/58555b76-c739-442a-91ed-f9c650df70bc/ZuneSetup.exe

Posted on Mar 16, 2009

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I have a 30g Zune which has not been holding a charge for a couple of weeks. This morning the Zune powers up and then shuts off (even while plugged in). I tried the 'hold down the back button and up at the...


Hi,

I am not sure if this is gonna work but, since you've tried all other steps why dont we give this a try too...LOL :-)

To troubleshoot this issue, try one or more of the following methods in the order in which they are listed:
  1. Let your Zune device charge for 30 minutes, then disconnect and reconnect the cable to turn on the player. It can take up to 3 hours to fully charge.
  2. Connect the Zune device to a different USB port on the computer. Use a USB port on the back of the computer. Do not use a USB hub.
  3. Use another supported high power source, such as an Xbox 360 console, a Zune AC Adapter, a Zune Car Charger, or a Zune FM Transmitter/Charger.

    Note These devices are sold separately.
  4. If you are connecting your Zune device to a mobile computer, make sure that the mobile computer is plugged in and is not running on battery power. Many mobile computers are configured to conserve power when they are running on battery power to extend battery life. This behavior may affect Zune device charging.
  5. If the Zune device is charging slowly, be aware that, for optimal charging, the Zune device requires at least 500 milliamps (mA) of power. Frequently, USB ports that are located on the front of a computer and on some USB hubs are low-power, 100-mA ports. Typically, the high-power, 500-mA USB ports are on the back of the computer. Additionally, when you suspend the computer or put the computer to sleep, high-power USB ports may be switched to low-power, 100 mA mode.
  6. If the device boots to the home screen but is still not charging correctly, continue with the "Home screen is displayed" steps in the following section.

    If the device continues to display the full-screen charging icon, continue with "Full-screen charging icon is displayed."
  7. If the battery in the device still does not charge correctly, visit the following Web site to sign in and register your device: http://service.zune.net (http://service.zune.net)

    At this Web site, you can submit a request for service if your device qualifies for service.

Dec 24, 2009 | Microsoft ZUNE JS8BRPBDLUG MP3 Player

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Nothing wont come up on my computer


Did you download the Zune software?

The Zune website has the Zune software which must be downloaded for your computer to communicate with your Zune.

And when you connect your Zune to your computer it should begin charging (as I'm assuming this is a new device).

If you have already installed the software I would assume the low battery was slowing the communication between your Zune and your computer.

If you Zune is fully charged and the software is fully installed try plugging the USB cable into a different port. Sometimes the Zune and the connector USB isn't automatically sensed on certain ports and certain moments.

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Zune won't respond to any key presses.


I would first allow the Zune to completely charge (the battery symbol should be full and green[i believe--it's been a while since I first got mine]).

I would then unplug the device and restart the computer. Once your computer has completely rebooted connect the device to the computer and see if it detects the device. It should work. Also you might try another USB port.

Jun 07, 2009 | Microsoft Zune JS8-00001 Digital Media...

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Problem with usb


See if there is a newer firmware for your Zune in the Microsoft Support Site. If there is upgrade to the latest firmware and see if it works or If it does not work check if the USB connector is proper and does not have any cuts or damages. EVEN THE LIGHTEST CUT CAN DAMAGE IT.

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Zune 30GB won't charge in car.


Some auto usb cables aren't compatable with Zune device.

Mar 07, 2009 | Microsoft ZUNE JS8BRPBDLUG MP3 Player

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Zune will not play when charging


if your software is running on the computer it is. if the zune prograam is on turn it off and it will still charge and you can listen to it

Mar 05, 2009 | Microsoft Zune JS8-00001 Digital Media...

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Unresponsive (and dead battery) zune o' saddness


Power sources that are supported loadTOCNode(2, 'moreinformation'); To charge the battery in your Zune device, you must connect the Zune device to one of the following supported power sources:
  • A computer’s USB port that you can connect to by using a Zune Sync Cable.
  • A Zune AC Adapter that you can connect to by using a Zune Sync Cable. Note The Zune AC Adapter is sold separately.
  • A Zune Car Charger or a Zune FM Transmitter/Charger. Note These items are sold separately.
  • An Xbox 360 console's USB port that you can connect to by using a Zune Sync Cable.
  • A “Designed for Zune” mobile battery pack
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/927348

Nov 09, 2008 | Microsoft Zune JS8-00001 Digital Media...

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Zune 30 Power Surge


You might have too much power in use from the USB ports on your machine: Try unplugging some USB devices you do not need, and trying again.

I have this issue with several devices I own: not really with my zune, but I never charge it with the PC: I use the AC power adapter, which I STRONGLY recommend any zune owner purchasing.

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Zune


To reset the zune you must press and hold the back button and the top part of the zune pad. Other parts of the zune pad will not work.

When plugging the zune into your PC does the PC detect it (device manager -> portable devices). You should hear the ding sound of hardware connecting.

If it is connecting to the PC and is not detected by the software than it is likely a permissions problem. Right click the software icon and choose run as administrator.

If it is not detected by the PC than check your usb cable and make sure your zune is charged and not frozen.

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