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Flashing Zune Logo

Replaced the LCD screen on the Zune. Put it back together and when I plug into the PC it just flashes the Zune logo. Will not let me reset. When it is unhooked from PC, does nothing.

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  • Anonymous Dec 27, 2007

    i did the exact same thing and i got the same result

  • mynameisjuan Feb 06, 2008

    i didnt replace the screen i took it apart to replace the battery now neither work and it keeps flashing the zune screen but when i plug the cable into the ac adapter it works and my zune program on the computer doesnt read that the zune is conected

  • sciencerocks May 03, 2008

    Same problem I changed the LCD and now only get the LOGO flashing on the screen. Has anyone found a cure. I'm devastated to longer have my Zune.

  • Anonymous Jun 20, 2008

    same here but i just plugged mine in to sync some music

  • winkoop Jun 25, 2008

    me too...replaced screen, now it flashes, won't allow reset, not recognized when plugged in to computer...cable works fine with other zune devices

  • brad_0_trax Aug 12, 2008

    wont turn on when i press buttons.. keypad lock is off..charged too been hooked up for 3 days logo just flashes

  • Anonymous Aug 19, 2008

    Had the same problem - flashing logo when connected to pc; no response from any combination of buttons when not connected to pc. Tried Microsoft customer support (had to call USA); no real initial help, bit suggected I cal back when with Zune. Thought that I would try new cable (just in case) - purchased for a little over £6 - and works fine now ! PC recognised Zune; battery charges fine; button work when unplugged from pc. Might just be lucky !

  • gld1 Sep 21, 2008

    flashes zune logo while plugged into computer, goes dead as soon as unplugged. reset using simultanious push of back and up keys does not change situation

  • Anonymous Dec 14, 2008

    replaced screen and now it flashes and wont let me do anything

  • Anonymous Dec 30, 2008

    i'm having the very same problem

  • Anonymous Jan 17, 2009

    The Zune Logo keeps flashing on and off. It does it without the battery in it as well. Anyone know? I also just replaced the motherboard so thats not the problem. Could it be my usb cord?

  • carolbmoss Feb 08, 2009

    I have the same problem. I actually could get my Zune to work in a power station, but it just flashes when connected to the computer. Rebooting didn't do anything. I went so far as to "reformat" which erased all my data and program off of the Zune so now I'm really stuck because only a connection to the computer can restore it.
    I'm ready for an IPOD I think.

  • Anonymous Feb 23, 2009

    Zune not turning on. When I plug it into the computer, the zune logo flashes.

  • Chazzyphae Apr 10, 2009

    yea i think mine got wet and it keeps flashing the zune logo whaen plugged in an nothing wen plugged out.

    ipod time...



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Had same problem - flashing logo when connected to pc; buttons not working when disconnected. Tried new cable (purchased for just over £6) - working fine now ! Maybe worth a try ?

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