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Can you get the menu button replaced?

It has become loose doesn't correspond and hard to push. Half of the time it doesn't turn on. I have 2 others and they work just fine and the button has a little spring to it when pushed. Is it possible it can be replaced? If so where?

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Re: Can you get the menu button replaced?

Not possilbe - you must replace the whole player - call Sandisk

Posted on May 26, 2008

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Screen says "Disconnected" and won't turn off. or load

Try these 3 resetting steps:
1. Push the "Power" switch downward into the "Hold" position.
2. Press and hold the "Menu" and "Record" buttons at the same time until the device resets.
3. Push the "Power" switch upward all the way to turn it back on.
1. Grab a steady hold around the device.
2. Push the "Power" upward and hold it there until it powers off.
3. Power the device back on by releasing the power switch and then pushing it upward again.
1. Unscrew the screws on the back of the device (or simply push the lid off if it is a model without screws.)
2. Take out the batteries from the slot and wait until the screen goes black.
3. Insert the batteries the same way they were mounted and attached the lid again.
4. Push the power switch upward to turn on the device.

Sep 30, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa e260 MP3 Player

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Deleting playlist

Nextar MA933A – Deleting Playlists
There are a couple of different ways to approach this problem.
You could 1. connect the Nextar to your computer
2. Double-click My Computer
3. Double-click the icon that corresponds to the Nextar – this is going to be different for every computer – some will have an actual Nextar icon, some will display it as USB Mass Storage Device, and others will list it as a Removable Drive – if it is listed as a Removable Drive, you can find the right one by double-clicking each removable drive until it gives you a new window with folders labeled Music, etc.
4. Enter the Music folder and Delete the folder that corresponds to the playlist that you want to delete

If that set of methods fails, or your mp3 player does not allow you to view the contents of the drive:
1. Go to the MSC menu
2. Press MENU button
3. When you see a song displayed in the LCD, press the Play key to pause the song
4. Once song is paused, press the MENU button
5. Select “Delete File,” and select the songs you want to delete
6. Use the Menu left/right keys to toggle between “Yes” delete and “No” don’t delete
-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Feb 05, 2009 | Nextar MA933A MP3 Player

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My songs are shuffled

Since you cannot see what you are doing on the screen, I will tell you what buttons to push to un-shuffle your songs. Press the buttons in the exact order I tell you. Ok. Turn off the mp3 player, then turn it back on. Press the little menu button. Push the left arrow button once. Press the play button 3 times slowly. You are now in the menu that gives you the following options to unshuffle your music:
1. Off
2. Repeat single Track
3. Shuffle/No Repeat
4. Repeat all Tracks
5. Repeat all With Shuffle

I'm guessing that you may have to push the down arrow once or the up arrow once. This should select the Repeat all Tracks option. After scrolling up or down one time, press the play button once, then the menu button twice. Now push play to start your music. If this does not work, you can set your player back to the default settings by pushing the menu button once, pushing left arrow once, hit the play button. Scroll down 5 times, hit the play button, and push down 3 times. Be careful, because if you do not push the down arrow THREE times, you might accidentally select the option of erasing the memory.Once you push down 3 times and hit the play button, push down once more to select Yes of reseting your player back to it's original settings. This should help you out.

Aug 07, 2008 | Insignia Sport MP3 Player

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My mustek pvr-H140 freezing

Tje pvr-h140 basicall have 3 major components

1- 40 gb hard disk
2- battery pack similiar to the cordless phone battery packs
3- integrated panel with LCD and control buttons; usb port; power port; av in/out port.

when the unit hangs on initialize; this mean the hard disk is not responding. you can hit the recessed reset button and and power it back on. if the hard disk is OK this should clear up the issue.

if the hard disk is bad (crashed) then you need to replace the disk. Usually a fitjitsu 40GB notebook drive

also if the unit was dropped; constantly banged; etc then the cable to the hard disk to the integrated panel may be loose. The disk to cable is pinned and doesn't come loose but the other end of the cable is taped to the integrated panel and can come loose if the unit is not handled properly.

finally if the boot up files are corrupt; then you should be able to see it on the pc with the usb connection.

In this case you need to download and restore the files as discussed in the other solutions. Basically mustek has a website with all the drivers.

Jun 18, 2008 | Mustek PVR-H140 Digital Media Player

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Wet iPod..

LOL...i'm not sure...but i think you shouldn't have turned it on cuz that sounds like in that 2 seconds time, everything burnt out inside of it. like the chips n stuff... you should've kept it for 2-3 days so the inside would dry out....

try to dissemble n do a clean up inside..using an air blower-can or a cloth if possible. n then put it back n turn it on.

Jun 04, 2008 | Apple iPod nano 3rd Generation

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Push the menu button (the one one with the file folder) until "search" is displayed. Push the down arrow key 10 times until "advanced menu" is displayed. Push the right arrow button until "format" is displayed, select "Format ok" and push the play button. Problem solved.

Apr 16, 2008 | Sony Walkman Bean NW-E305 MP3 Player

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Detach your player from the PC if it is connected, and turn off the player.
If the player stops responding, you can reset the player. To reset the player, gently
insert a thin object into the Reset hole located below the power switch.

2. Press and hold the Play button while powering on your player.

3. When the player displays the Creative logo, release the Play button.
It will display the following options:
Clean Up
Scans the player and removes invalid links from its music library.
Does not affect music files themselves.
Format (All)
Caution! Erases all content!
Save a copy of your player's content before formatting.
Reload OS/ Firmware
Caution! Erases your player's firmware.
DO NOT select the Reload Firmware option unless you have access to a PC and you have downloaded the necessary firmware to install.
Reboot Reboots the device.

I actually had this exact problem a little while ago with my Zen Sleek-- Booting straight to the Recovery menu, and only getting a generic "Harddisk problem" error screen any time I would try to do anything.
Booting straight to the Recovery menu
I decided to open it up to check out the hard drive to see what kind I would need so I could try replacing it. The data plug that attaches to the hard drive itself was partially unplugged. So, I pushed it back in all the way, put it all back together again, and turned it on just to see if something different might happen. (I had it set in my mind that the hard drive failed and I would need a new one, so I didn't expect anything different to happen) And to my surprise, it worked just like new again.

Before you go off and invest in a new hard drive, I suggest opening it up and make sure that plug is in all the way. Since you'll be opening it up in any case, it wouldn't hurt.

good luck
please mark the post with a fixya

Feb 22, 2008 | Creative Labs Zen V MP3 Player

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Frozen Ipod

what you can do, is take the hold button, and push it back and forth maybe 2 or 3 times, than you hold down the "menu" utton and the center button at the same time for about 10 seconds and you will see it restarting with a black screen and the apple icon in the center than you can let go of the buttons and about 10 seconds it willl become brighter and you will see the icon, then you can get to all of your music or videos and such

Dec 10, 2007 | Apple iPod MA446LL/A MP3 Player

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Goodmans GPDR40

14th August 2007 I've heard of this problem. The operationg system or part of it is on the hard drive so if something happens to the data the unit gets stuck at the opening window. A suggestion I've read about is to open the unit and try and reconnect the ribbon cable to the drive, it's a push on job apparently. Of course, this will invalidate your guarantee AND may not solve the problem. I've not done it myself so can't give any firsthand advice. Regards

Aug 13, 2007 | Goodmans GPDR40 Digital Media Player

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Two MuVo TX FM, two different problems

You can certainly try to send the units to creative labs But I'll bet you 10 to 1 that they will say that its not going to be worth repairing. The main reason is that these sound both like major repairs where they are gonna need like a button and case assy and the other one that was dropped has a broken or two pcb assy or other broken connections. The repair dept figures on these smaller players that if the repair cant be done by software means meaning not taking apart a unit and replaceing parts the manufacturer sees this unit as a throwaway. Sorry for the bad news. Now a more expensive type unit with a built in hard drive they will open and repair some of the problems as these cost more . Good Luck

Apr 18, 2006 | Creative Labs Nomad MuVo TX MP3 Player

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