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Toshiba Gigabeat MES60V will not hold charge

Firstly, sorry for posting slightly off topic as I have a different model, but I can't find any other support anywhere so this is a last-ditch attempt. I bought my Toshiba MES60V in February and as of about two weeks ago it won't hold a charge. If it's plugged into the AC adapter, I can turn it on, but the second I bump the cord it reboots and resets itself. When plugged in, the AC adapter plug (into the unit) seems to jiggle quite a bit, so the pin may be broken or loose. I tried to find warranty information on the Toshiba website and got nowhere as it says that my model/serial number are invalid. I called the Toshiba service center and upon choosing "Gigabeat" from their options of "PC or Gigabeat" was told that the Gigabeat center couldn't help me and that I needed to call the first number back and they had no clue what to do from there. Does anyone have any idea of a contact number or an email I can use to get in touch with them to find out how to send my player back? It is still within the 1 year warranty. Thanks in advance. Can't find warranty information for Toshiba gigabeat MES60VK. I've tried the Toshiba website but can't find any information.

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I am trying to register an Adobe program on my computer and I can't because the program says my serial number is invalid. It seems like there are many people with this problem.

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I have the same problem with my MES60V mp3 player it froze and they said send it back to toshiba company and they want 195dollars for it to send.

Posted on Oct 18, 2008

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I had the same problem ! What I did was go to My Computer,right click, click properties,
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