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I have a creavtive zen v

I have a creative zen v I purchased about 3months ago yesterday I was using creative mediasource to delete some songs. while deleting the page froze after a few minutes I pulled up "task manager" and "ended task" I waited a few minutes then tried to open my creative mediasource again but it wouldnt open. so the I opened my media player to sync some songs but it was telling me to connect a device so I unplugged it reset my zen then tried again much to my superise it didn't work. So then I tried to turn it on and it will not come on. I have not had any problems until this happened. The pc im using is a windows vista please help me im really really mad cause I havn't had it long and it just stopped working

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  • Elizabeth Riddle
    Elizabeth Riddle Dec 14, 2007

    that would probably work but it will not even come on so when I plug it in to my pc it does nothing

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ZenV Freezes
Have you tried updating the firmware of your Zen V Plus? I've had mine for almost an year and haven't had these issues -- I updated the firmware as soon as I unpacked it.

try downloading the
MP3 player recovery tool from Creative's website (the tool contains the latest firmware update available -- 1.15.03). Plug your ZV+ into your PC, run the program and let it update the firmware. Then format, reload your music and try it.

By the way, before updating the firmware, let the battery have a full charge, ok?

Posted on Dec 14, 2007

  • Cary Farah
    Cary Farah Dec 14, 2007

    try this


    Zen V is dead


    "If your Zen V is dead, wont respond to anything, try this, plug it in to the computer, hold the power switch in the on position, THEN trigger the reset button, worked like a charm for mine, I had thought it a lost cause."







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