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MY PHILIPS GOGEAR STARTS UP AND FREEZES AND JUST DISPLAY A MESSEGE SAYING (WAIT FOR USB CONNECTION) CAN SOMEONE HELP ME?

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I found this on page 55 of my owner's manual.
My GoGear MP3 Player was frozen, wasn't being
recognized by my computer and this worked for me.

Follow these steps exactly:

1 Reset your player first by inserting a pin or sharp
object into the reset hole at the back of the player.
2 Launch Philips Device Manager from Start > Programs >
Philips Device Manager. Select the Repair Tab.
3 While pressing the Vol + on your device, connect it
to the PC.
4 Confirm Yes when you see the screen , you can release
the Vol + now.
5 Choose your device name (SA60xx) in the box.
6 After the repair completes , click OK and continue using
your player as usual.

Posted on Jul 31, 2009

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Try using it with connected with USB.

Posted on Jul 15, 2009

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