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Nw a3000 freezes on startup it has a spinning disc

Can someone please help me had this about a week bought it off ebay wouldnt switch on so i took the back off and charged the battery for a few hours then it come on comes up EVERY MOMENT HAS ITS MUSIC THEN THE WALKMAN SIGN THEN SPINNING DISC it spins until i reset then the phone turns off it also makes a sound like its tryin to load you cant hear it only if you put your ear next to it if you have any ideas please let me know ok i got a bargain but i dont wanna throw this n the draw i would like to use it so please give me a clue how to fix this regards rick

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Re: nw a3000 freezes on startup it has a spinning disc

Go to Sony's website to get the user manual/software to make sure you did everything correctly
Try this: disconnect the player from the computer, turn it off, hold in the volume + button, and reconnect the player to the computer while holding the volume + button in. Keep holding the volume + button for an additional 5-50 seconds. Windows should eventually go into recovery mode and revive the player- it will pop up a window that says Found New Hardware.
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