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Dell dj firmware

My Dell 20 gig Gen 2 will no reload the firmware it says it not connected. When I plug it into the usb port it is reconized says docked also the portable device screen comes up which leads me to believe the computer reconizes it but when I try to reload the firmware from the dell site it comes up to a screen that says your device is not connected. I tried clean up, format that did not make a difference.

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  • Anonymous Jan 12, 2008

    Same problem for me. Any solution?

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2008

    My 5 GB DJ does the same thing. I have tried to reset with the paper clip and the Play Pause button. Dell screen sometimes lights up but then goes off again. Have tried to take battery out for 5 min and reconnect and still no reboot.

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2008

    problem

  • Anonymous Jun 21, 2008

    yep me too

    expensive paperweight!



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I had the same problem and it turns out the firmware did get loaded, the program just didn't close out properly. If you go to Settings & Info-->Information on your DJ you should see that it is the updated version.

Posted on Feb 21, 2008

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1. make sure you have the SP2 XP upgrade.

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