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Slowy fades to white

Every time I turn it slowly fades it to white..and than it does it again. I don't know how this happened. I was listening to it right before this happened. I Need help. Pluging it to the computer doesn't work. I don't know what to do.

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Re: Slowy fades to white

This will take care of it.

Run the recovery tool from the SanDisk website. Make sure you select "format" when prompted.

You need to put the device into "recovery mode" before you run the tool.

- Turn the device off (hold power for 20 seconds)
- Slide the hold switch into "hold" position.
- Press and hold the "record" button while connecting it to your computer. Keep holding the "record" button until you see the "new hardware found" on your computer.

Then run the recovery tool. Select format when prompted.

Best of Luck.

Posted on Nov 17, 2007

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