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Docked? my screen says that my player is "docked" however my computer is not reading that the player is connected? it was connected and i was attempting to transfer some audio files when my computer froze and i had to reboot. the player also says it's "docked" if i unplug it and try to see what songs actually made it to the player.

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Re: docked?

Try uninstalling and re-installing the software and drivers that comes with the device. The player thinks it's docked but it's not communicating properly to the software because the data on your computer has probably become corrupted from the freeze. If you have lost the software and drivers (or if you'd like to update your firmware) you can find the files here:®ion=1&Product_Name=ZEN+Sleek&Product_ID=13599&modelnumber=&driverlang=1033&OS=10&drivertype=0&x=14&y=12

Posted on Aug 25, 2007

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When this happened to me with my Zez I was able to reset it by pushing the reset button (located in a little hole next to the dock on the bottom of the unit) with a straightened paper clip or other small object capable of fitting in the hole for a few seconds until the unit fully resets.
If that doesn't work you can try putting the unit in to recovery mode to reset it by doing this:
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  2. Connect the power supply to the player (Optional, unless the battery is very low).
  3. Hold down the Play/Pause button, and then insert a paper clip into the Reset hole underneath your player, beside the data/power connector. reset_sleek.jpg
  4. Remove the paper clip from the Reset hole. The Rescue Mode screen will then appear.
  5. After the recovery mode has started, release the Play/Pause button

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Unplug your player.
Look on the left side of it, you should see a small hole, use something thin, paperclips work well, to poke inside it, the restart button is in that hole.
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I ran the recovery tool with my zen connected to the computer and it changed from being in a docked state to updating firmware, after it had done this it worked fine again.

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· Download recovery tool off creative's website.

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