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My creative zen xfi will not sync my music library from Napster

When I connect via USB and press the Sync now button, it says its Synchronised but nothing has been added to my mp3 player. Thanks

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ctf1800
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SOURCE: Computer doesn't recognize MP3 player -

Make sure you have media player 11
If you can, the best test is to try your player with another PC, to see if you still have the problem. This localises whether the problem is with the PC (most likely the USB) or the player. See the link below (search on "connection problems") for a lot more troubleshooting on this.
Download recovery tool off creative's website.
go to my computer > click on hardware tab >
click on device manager button > in the is next screen on the bottom should have>>universal serial bus controllers
(write these down just in case it cant find them)
right click on them and uninstall
reboot let windows reinstall them

Also told Microsoft hotfix causes this problem try uninstalling the last hotfix
If that doesn't fix it try the USB cable

Posted on Jan 22, 2008

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SOURCE: Zen Touch mp3 player isn't able to play tracks in windows media player 11

im not sure but i think you have to create the playlist first then transfer to mp3

Posted on Feb 22, 2008

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SOURCE: my zen doesnt want to connect

I think I found my answer. With my player connected I went to Control Panel- System- Hardware- Device Manager and under Portable Devices removed my Zen Player. I then went back to Control Panel- Add Hardware- and let the Add Hardware Wizard add my player back.
My Zen Micro Photo now connects to computer and I can charge the battery with no problem.

Posted on Dec 07, 2008

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SOURCE: No license to play/sync license from PC - Zen Creative V Plus

Try putting the songs on your PC if they are not there already. Delete all the songs from your Zen, then reload them.

Posted on Jan 23, 2009

ncgraphicboy
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SOURCE: unable to sync music purchased from itunes onto zen mp3

Ticodude is right, Creative players do not support iTunes, and vice versa. There is, however, 3rd party software that will not only allow you to sync your Zen player with iTunes. It will also perform a completely legal 'virtual burn' of those protected ACC files (m4p) and allow you to sync them as well. It's called TuneClone, you can download it here: http://www.tuneclone.com/itunes-creative-zen/

Another 3rd party app that is very popular for this is iTunesSync: http://www.pcworld.com/downloads/file/fid,69633/description.html

Posted on May 30, 2009

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Thanks for the question ,

To connect this media player you don't require any additional drivers but you can use the inbuilt windows media player if you are using windows XP, VISTA or Windows 7.

However please note that you need windows media player version 7 or more to get this player connected to it.

What you need to do , is open windows media player and then connect this music player to a working USB port via the USB cable which comes along with this music player.

Then Windows Media player will prompt you with a setup screen asking you to name the MP3 player.

Once you have named your MP3 player, select Finish, and your Windows Media Player will open to the Sync tab.

Drag your music to the sync list (on the right of the screen) from the list on the left.

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Once all the songs you have added are synced to the unit, and Windows Media Player says that is safe to disconnect your MP3 player, disconnect the device.

If your son has all his music files that he needs in one folder , then he can follow another method of simple copy and paste.

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Connect the music player to the computer via the USB cable, connect this cable in a working USB slot and the player on the other end.

Then you will find a removable device being detected in your my computer, that removable drive is the memory of your music player in which you need to copy files.

Just right click on that icon of removable drive and select open and then you can copy the folder that you want to copy by right clicking on the folder and selecting copy and then come back to the removable drive , which you have opened and then select paste.

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Then you can safely disconnect the music player via the USB cable and then you will find that the files are being shown in the music player , ready to play for you ...:)

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How do I add music?


Here Goes:

  1. Plug in the Philips mp3 player to your computer. Use a USB cable to make the connection so you can begin synchronizing your music collection.
  2. Start Windows Media Player. Depending on how your computer is set up, this program may start automatically when you make the connection with the MP3 player
  3. Find the Sync tab in the media player window. Click on this tab and open the Sync screen. The Sync screen has two panes. The left pane is for the music collection on your computer; the right pane is for the Philips MP3 Player
  4. Choose the songs from your collection that you want to add to theMp3 Player's memory. Check the boxes that are presented by each song title
  5. Click the "Start Sync" button. The files from your computer are being copied onto your MP3 player.
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  7. Close the media player program. Unplug your Philips mp3 player from the computer
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IT AS FROZEN


Hi,Use the below instruction.

Flip the MP3 player's "Hold" switch to "Off" if the switch is on. Depending on the MP3 player you own, this switch is likely located at the side or top of the player. Once the switch is off, try to turn the player on.

Let the battery of the MP3 player die. A frozen MP3 player is technically still running, and thus the battery for that player is being drained. Wait until the battery is fully dead before moving to Step 3.

Charge the MP3 player using either a computer (that's turned on) or an electronic MP3 charger. Charging the player's battery may "jolt" the player out of its frozen state. Connect the player to the computer or charger via the player's USB cable. Charge the player for 30 minutes before attempting to turn it on.

Sync the player with the appropriate software program (for example, Windows Media Player) for the MP3 player. Connect the player to the computer as described in the previous step. Open the software program and click the "Sync" tab at the top or side of the program. If necessary, click "Start Sync" underneath the tab. The name of the player appears under the "Sync" tab if the player has synced successfully. Try turning the player on once it has synced with the program.

Press the small "Reset" button on the MP3 player. This hard reset shuts the player down completely. Use a pin, tack or thin nail to press down the very small "Reset" button on the side or back of the MP3 player to reset the player. Then, try to turn the player on.

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Take the player to an electronics store if none of the steps above unfreeze the player, as there is likely a serious problem with the MP3 player's hard drive.

Also take out the batteries, if holding the play button for like 5 minutes doesn't work.

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You computer is probably frozen but this is how to solve the problem

Flip the MP3 player's "Hold" switch to "Off" if the switch is on. Depending on the MP3 player you own, this switch is likely located at the side or top of the player. Once the switch is off, try to turn the player on.

Let the battery of the MP3 player die. A frozen MP3 player is technically still running, and thus the battery for that player is being drained. Wait until the battery is fully dead before moving to Step 3.

Charge the MP3 player using either a computer (that's turned on) or an electronic MP3 charger. Charging the player's battery may "jolt" the player out of its frozen state. Connect the player to the computer or charger via the player's USB cable. Charge the player for 30 minutes before attempting to turn it on.

Sync the player with the appropriate software program (for example, Windows Media Player) for the MP3 player. Connect the player to the computer as described in the previous step. Open the software program and click the "Sync" tab at the top or side of the program. If necessary, click "Start Sync" underneath the tab. The name of the player appears under the "Sync" tab if the player has synced successfully. Try turning the player on once it has synced with the program.

Press the small "Reset" button on the MP3 player. This hard reset shuts the player down completely. Use a pin, tack or thin nail to press down the very small "Reset" button on the side or back of the MP3 player to reset the player. Then, try to turn the player on.

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Let the battery of the MP3 player die. A frozen MP3 player is technically still running, and thus the battery for that player is being drained. Wait until the battery is fully dead before moving to Step 3.

Charge the MP3 player using either a computer (that's turned on) or an electronic MP3 charger. Charging the player's battery may "jolt" the player out of its frozen state. Connect the player to the computer or charger via the player's USB cable. Charge the player for 30 minutes before attempting to turn it on.

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Let the battery of the MP3 player die. A frozen MP3 player is technically still running, and thus the battery for that player is being drained. Wait until the battery is fully dead before you can unfreeze it

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