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Zen V Plus

I can't turn it off. It keeps playing until the battery dies. What do I need to do?

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Re: Zen V Plus

Try to do a Clean Up and Reboot.

Remove the battery cover
Partially remove the battery
Press and hold STOP button
Slide the battery back into position - the unit should power on.
When the CREATIVE logo appears on the display, release the STOP button then immediately press and release the PLAY button.
The following options will appear on the display:
Clean Up (Performs a disk scan on the players hard disk)
Format All (Formats the players hard disk - Note: all contents will be lost)
Reload Firmware (Reloads the Operating System. Note: Reloading your OS, will not effect the contents of the files stored on your Zen. Select this option ONLY if you have access to a PC and you have downloaded the necessary firmware to install.)
Reboot (Reboots the device).

Posted on May 05, 2008

Re: Zen V Plus - Creative Labs ZEN V Plus MP3 Player MP3 & Digital Media Players

Try reset!

Posted on Aug 20, 2007

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this is hardware issues maybe you have shorted capacitor or defective crystal oscillation, this unit needs to diagnose to find the problem..


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If a reset does not work using the reset hole, then try this: First, back up all of your music and do this: Turn off the player and disconnect it from the computer. Then press and hold the play/puse button and turn it on simultaneously. The player should be in recovery mode. Scroll down and select format (all) and let it format. Then reload all of music back onto your player and it should work like new. Hope this helps!

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grr someone better come up with a solution soon mines the same !just let the battery die

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Its possible that the battery just needs to be charged. Also make sure you are holding down the on off slider for about six seconds, it won't turn on if you only hold it down for a second or two.

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im a drummer 2 so i understand how annoying that can be

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