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I have a Phillips gogear aria MP3 player. It originally worked OK. After about a week, the play button no longer worked. I used the reset button, but that did not help. The device manager from the CD said that repairs were needed and then repaired it. The play button worked for a few minutes than stopped again. I repeated the repair procedure, and the same thing happened. I then returned the player and got a replacement yesterday. It worked OK yesterday, but today the play button on the new player stopped working. What do you suggest? Don McGrew

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Triple Reset for Philips’ GoGear:

Disconnect the Go Gear from computer. Press the reset pinhole until the player turns off. Hold in the volume + button, and reconnect the player to the computer while holding the volume + button in. Keep holding the volume + button for an additional 5-50 seconds. Windows should eventually go into recovery mode and revive the player- it will pop up a window that says Found New Hardware Wizard. If this pop-up does not appear, reset the player again WHILE connected to the computer. Open the Philips Device Manager, and go to Repair Tab. Reset the player one more time while connected to computer. Follow the repair instructions.

After repair is complete, upgrade the firmware for this player. Will erase all the songs, but you should be good to go again.

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If you want to make a new playlist for your 8 gig GoGear Aria, all you have to do is highlight the songs you want to add, then right click the mouse and choose create playlist. Name the new playlist then cut and paste it into "Playlist" in the music choices and there you go. No WMP needed.

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