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It's not working!

Hi, My Gmini screen is frozen on the last screen you see when you turn it off. I can't turn it on, I can't play music... nothing! Any idea how to fix this, or to re-program and start again?

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Re: It's not working!

Hold the X button for 10 seconds and it should re-boot itself.

Posted on Sep 25, 2007

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