Question about Samsung YP-K5 MP3 Player
Heyy my Samsung K5 won't turn on. It was chargin fine this mornin, aftger it completed charging I took it off and i tried turning it on but nothing happens. I slide the button hol it and nothing still happens. Then i tried reseting it and nothing happens.
When you deinstall the driver for the k5 in the hardware manager and then reconnect the k5 with your pc, he will charge. When he is charged you can turn him on. Sometime he shows that he is fully charged but this doesnt matter he charge and charge and charge... after that you can turn him on the usually way. This must be a MTP driver problem. No better solution found
sorry for my bad english, hope that will work and help a few people.
Posted on Nov 20, 2008
I had a different problem before... mine turned on, but lagged with the "Samsung" logo for more than 5 minutes. Then I pushed the Reset button at the back, and it turned off. When I tried to open it again, it just lagged once more. I then realized that I recently put a playlist I made with Windows Media Player, which turned out to make it NOT work (and probably caused the lag for some reason), so I deleted the playlist, and it wwnt back to normal again. What a relief.
I just shared this for future uses. xD
Posted on Mar 27, 2008
Thank you guys... I was desperate when I found my mp3 player dead, good thing the reset button works... thank you so much. fiuh...
Posted on Nov 07, 2008
Thank you so much! mine worked fine one day and was dead the next. i thought the reset didn't work, but once i plugged it in to charge afterwards it came on fine!
Posted on May 19, 2008
My samsung does this all the time. Randomly it just turns off. But everytime I press the reset button its back to normal. The only thing it resets is the time on the player. It doesnt delete the songs.
Ive had mine for about a year and a half and I pressed the reset button so much that I think I broke it.
Now sadly it got water damaged so the screen doesn't work but the touch buttons do.
Posted on Apr 17, 2008
I had this problem also ( at it all started after a firmware upgrade)..Samsung made a big mistake, but as always, they know nothing.
I let somebody put the firmware on it again (didn't help) and after that I just was toying with it ( take it off the cable, reset, put it on again / reset while charging or connected to PC ) When doing these (useless?) things with it and after being on the cable for a few hours, it suddenly WORKED again.. ( still little errors, for example it sometimes it says fully charged, while still being empty)....
So my advice (If u cannot return it to samsung, as in my case) would be just to mess around with it en hopefully it will work for you also..
Good luck!! ( i hate samsung, but love the K5...)
BTW NEVER BUY THE S5 (succesor) it sucks! only the P2 is cool...
Posted on Mar 31, 2008
Thanks SO much. Mine did the exact same thing- wouldn't turn on and was dead. I try reseting it and it worked! Thanks guys.
Posted on Dec 30, 2007
There a reset button on the back try holding it untill it start up again......
my didnt start up and i try to change it but it didnt do anything then i flip it open and saw the reset button and try it bam it work . sry for my english.
Posted on Nov 08, 2007
I tried resetting it and everything and still nothing any advice?
Posted on Jan 28, 2008
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