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Windows 8 and Creative nomad zen xtra juke box

When connected to windows 8 PC it is not at all recognised. I need a solution. my mail ID is gkmoorthy50@gmail.com

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SOURCE: 60GB Nomad Jukebox Zen Xtra stuck in startup loop

mine did the same until i got a new power supply. it requires a 5volt dc pos tip charger with 20 watts. a universal 3-7.5v 2amp charger from radioshack does the trick. make sure the tip is yellow for the charger.

Posted on Nov 24, 2008

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SOURCE: Creative Nomad Jukebox zen xtra says Firmware problem

Hi and welcome to FixYa,

It would appear that the fix requires a Windows machine. Solution then would be two fold:

  • download the firmware update/fix even meant for Windows;
  • install and run Windows inside your Mac.
The last could be achieved by:
Of course the easiest is to use a Windows based computer of a friend.

Your Creative Zen Nomad Xtra mp3 player uses a memory system similar to a flash/thumb drive much like the hard disk of any computer. Just as a computer on certain instances freezes/hangs, the same would happen to your MP3. Like again the computer, the OS would need to be re-installed. In your MP3 the OS is the firmware which has to be reloaded/updated.

Good luck and thank you for using FixYa.

Posted on Feb 14, 2009

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SOURCE: my creative nomad zen-juke box only shows

Connect your MP3 Player to your computer. Visit the Creative Labs website and go to the area of the site labeled support. Here you should be able to tell them what model you have (usually located on back of mp3 in small letters) and locate a firmware update/ download for that model.

Download this file and run the setup with your mp3 player connected to the computer. This will reinstall the firmware to the unit and restore its functionality.

If the unit is not support by Creative anymore you may have to do a search online (Google and Dogpile.com) for the firmware specific to your model number.

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Posted on Jun 24, 2009

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SOURCE: Just got new computers with Windows Vista X64 and

here you go try this driver its for all windows os http://drivers.softpedia.com/get/SOUND-CARD/CREATIVE/Creative-Nomad-Jukebox-Zen-Xtra-13003.shtml

Posted on Jul 16, 2009

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SOURCE: need a driver for a creative, nomad jukebox/zen

download "MEDIAMONKEY" it will sync most mp3 players and is a cool FREE media player and ripper/tagger aswell.

Posted on Aug 04, 2009

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I tried upgrading my old Juke box. It went into rescue mode. How to re-install and set up new firmware


http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/player/11/readme.aspx#IssuesupdatingfirmwareonCreativeportabledevices

see this link it may help u

try uninstalling window media player 11 from pc.

Apr 02, 2010 | Creative Labs Nomad Jukebox Zen Xtra MP3...

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My nomad jukebox zen xtra goes into Rescue mode (v1.13) where do i get thr firmware??


http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/player/11/readme.aspx#IssuesupdatingfirmwareonCreativeportabledevices

See this link.

Try unistalling Windows Media Player 11 from PC. and then upgrade ur device.

Follow necessary steps.

Mar 17, 2010 | Creative Labs Nomad Jukebox Zen Xtra MP3...

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I have creative zen nomad jukebox 1.03.02e (30gb) and did not get a disc with it and i cant find any any site that i can download the software on. I got the jukebox so that i could us it and as of yet i...


Here is a link to the Creative Mediasource software for the Zen Nomad http://support.creative.com/downloads/download.aspx?nDownloadId=8183

Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click agree. This will start the download. Then run the program on your computer and you should be able to manage your Zen with this software. Let me know if it works.

Jan 29, 2010 | Creative Labs Nomad Jukebox Zen Xtra MP3...

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When it the zen is turned on it says firmware


Had the same problem and nearly went nuts trying to fix it. Here's what I did:

1. Uninstall all creative driver & creative software.
2. Uninstalled Windows Media Player 11 (Rolled back to WMP 10) and restarted PC.
3. Uninstalled Windows Media Player 11 Runtime and restarted PC.
4. Downloaded and Installed the latest free version of Winamp from http://www.winamp.com
5. Connected my A/C Power Cord to my Nomad Jukebox then connected my Nomad Jukebox via USB cable to the Computer.

The computer should then recognize the Nomad Jukebox as "Found New Hardware" then "MTP Device" and lastly "Your new hardware is installed and ready to use.

6. If you haven't already, go to the creative website and download the Creative Zen Xtra PlaysForSure Firmware 2.10.03 and save it to your computer.
7. Run the Firmware (Make sure Nomad Jukebox is connected) and at this point the Computer should recognize the Nomad Jukebox and begin the upgrade.

After your upgrade is complete, You can go ahead and re-download Windows Media Player 11 and it will recognize the Nomad Jukebox.Not sure what version of windows you have, but I have two computers, one with windows xp and the other has windows 7 and Im able to transfer music perfectly fine with Windows Media Player and RealPlayer on both computers. I hope this works for you. Good Luck!

Jan 05, 2010 | Creative Labs Nomad Jukebox Zen Xtra MP3...

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Zen nomad jukebox xtra in need of repair, any suggestions?


Look up "jazzmantim" or "Jazzman Tim" on google or ebay; he specializes in fixing and upgrading Zen's, and is competent and fair.

Mar 07, 2009 | Creative Labs Nomad Jukebox Zen Xtra MP3...

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Creative zen


After three months of trying and trying in many computers, following many, many procedures found all over the Internet, my Creative Nomad has accepted the firmware and has borned again.
What I did?
1. Connected the Nomad on a computer with Windows XP and Windows Media Player 9, that never has been touched by a creaive device.
It recognizes the device but can´t find any update to the drivers,
2. Updated Windows Media Player 9 to Windows Media Player 10,
3. Restart the computer
4. Connect the Nomad and the computer recognizes the device and autamtically search and found updated MPT drivers.
5. Run the firmware update program "ZenXtraP4SAudible_PCFW_LB_2_10_03 (Creative Zen Xtra PlaysForSure Firmware 2.10.03)"
6. Finally the magic button always has been disabled was enabled so start reloading firmware.
And now the Nomad is working in windows vista.

The difference between the computer where the firmware works and the others is that this has never had media player 10 or 11 and never has installed creative drivers.
Hope this can be useful to smoeone, somewhere, sometime.....

Apr 26, 2008 | Creative Labs Nomad Jukebox Zen Xtra MP3...

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Update software complatible with windows vista


Ever since vista dropped alot of support files for simple thing like Creative's older model Mp3 Players, try going to creatives website, and look in the support section for a driver update for VIsta.

Feb 10, 2008 | Creative Labs Nomad Jukebox Zen Xtra MP3...

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Recognising my Zen


  • connect the device to your PC.
  • Open Device manager (Right click on My Computer, select Manage, open Device manager)
  • Locate the MP3 player in the list
  • Right Click on the device and click Uninstall driver
  • Disconnect the nomad
  • Restart
  • DO NOT CONNECT THE DEVICE
  • run the installation process
  • Connect the device
  • Good luck

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