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Hard disc problem

My creative zen touch suddenly hang up and it displays recovery mode, I click the clean up but nothing happens I also click format all but it displays hard disc problem, so I check on and find the same problem with a solution. It says pressing the play button while pressing the reset button with a paper clip, then I try clicking the format all again then theres a display formatting then suddenly it went back to recovery mode again still the same nothing happens. and I heard a clicking sound and buzzing sound on the mp3. you think I need a new player? hope you can help me I really need the player I'm working offshore. thanks

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  • Anonymous Nov 16, 2007

    My 20Gb Zen touch stopped in the middle of a song, and I've had exactly the same problem trying to get it running again. Please help...

  • jennixo Dec 08, 2007

    my creative zen will charge but not show me anything else or play!

    the lights come on and the logo comes on the screen.

    i tryed going onto the recovery mode but accidently went out of it and cannot get it up again.

    i would like to know if you can help me get up the recovery mode again and how to repair it without losing all my preloaded music?!

    i would really appreiciate your help

    thanks. jennifer.



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Hard drive is bad.

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