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I have a Zen Creative MP3 player w/ about 1,500 songs I don't want to lose. Lately it turns on, but won't continue to the regular menu. Just gets stuck on the "Creative" words that show in the screen. Can't turn it off either once it's on, just have to wait for the battery to die. I tried rebooting (letting the battery die, recharging, turning it back on), but same thing. It's a few years old, but hasn't had any trauma to it, although it's well used. Any advice? If I can't fix it, can I transfer my songs somehow? The software that came with it doesn't work on my computer anymore since I have a newer computer, so I can't download any new songs onto it anyway. THANKS!

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What you need to do is plug your Creative into your computer and backing up all your songs and Try reflashing the firmware for your device you can find the latest firmware and flashing utilities from the manufacturer?s website. Make sure that you back your music up first because when you do this you are setting it back to factory settings.

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