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Literally frozen. I had to walk home the other day while it was snowing pretty hard >.> Suddenly my mp3 player stopped. It had a full battery.. I only realized that it wouldnt turn BACK on a few hours later in my house. I think I literally froze it o_o  It still wont turn back on the next day [after charging ir overnight. I didnt respond when i plugged it in either.]. Is my mp3 player doomed? T_T

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  • Azue_Archer Dec 14, 2007

    =D Nevermind! I let it warm up all today and it finally came back on. XD; I was so scared >.<



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Whenever you get a problem like this and its not cold outside i intend to hold the record botton and the menu botton and it works just fine u have to hold it at the same time untile it restarts

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I was going to say, let it warm up for awhile.

But that's good!

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Hi,Use the below instruction.

Flip the MP3 player's "Hold" switch to "Off" if the switch is on. Depending on the MP3 player you own, this switch is likely located at the side or top of the player. Once the switch is off, try to turn the player on.

Let the battery of the MP3 player die. A frozen MP3 player is technically still running, and thus the battery for that player is being drained. Wait until the battery is fully dead before moving to Step 3.

Charge the MP3 player using either a computer (that's turned on) or an electronic MP3 charger. Charging the player's battery may "jolt" the player out of its frozen state. Connect the player to the computer or charger via the player's USB cable. Charge the player for 30 minutes before attempting to turn it on.

Sync the player with the appropriate software program (for example, Windows Media Player) for the MP3 player. Connect the player to the computer as described in the previous step. Open the software program and click the "Sync" tab at the top or side of the program. If necessary, click "Start Sync" underneath the tab. The name of the player appears under the "Sync" tab if the player has synced successfully. Try turning the player on once it has synced with the program.

Press the small "Reset" button on the MP3 player. This hard reset shuts the player down completely. Use a pin, tack or thin nail to press down the very small "Reset" button on the side or back of the MP3 player to reset the player. Then, try to turn the player on.

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Take the player to an electronics store if none of the steps above unfreeze the player, as there is likely a serious problem with the MP3 player's hard drive.

Also take out the batteries, if holding the play button for like 5 minutes doesn't work.

Hope that helped.

Have a nice day..

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