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I Upgrade my player but then doesn't works

Before upgrade my player to v195, the player it was seems to be fine but when the format process ends up, the player just turn on and then turn off all the time.

Turns on 3 secs and then it seems like a ciclic reboot process.

I can't connect to PC to reflash it.

Could you help me please??

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Re: I Upgrade my player but then doesn't works

Call support there is a combination of buttons which will hard reset device try that first if not try to reflash firmware

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