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Broken screen the touch screen is crack and the unit will not work

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  • Anonymous Jan 03, 2008

    th e

  • Anonymous Jan 03, 2008

    the screen is white and cracked

  • Anonymous Jan 09, 2008

    my archos screen broke and it keeps getting worse when i use it so is there like a replacement or a solution

  • slick_sari Jan 16, 2008

    my screen is busted and everytime i use it it gets worse

  • spoony14 Feb 15, 2008

    the screen is white and cracked

  • MAMMI MANE Feb 28, 2008

    SCREEN IS BROKEN AND ITS SET ON REPEAT AND I DONT KNOW HOW TO TAKE THE REPEAT SETTING OFF BECAUSE I CANT SEE THE SCREEN ITS ALL BLACK

  • ashpoo Mar 03, 2008

    I have an SanDisk Sansa e250 and my screen in cracked/busted when I turn it on my screen lights up but I can't read anything.

  • Anonymous Mar 03, 2008

    my screen got knelt on and cracked and now is not working, will light up with some funny black dots but that is it, can it be fixed???

  • Gu3r0 Apr 13, 2008

    My screen is cracked and it lights up wen i turn it on but then it goes blank again. It doesn't work anymore can u fix it?

  • Nuby May 13, 2008

    My screen got broken today, and I wondered if this is included in the warranty...

  • Anonymous May 22, 2008

    I have dropped my sansa e250 and the screen was broken. but am able to listen to the video but getting problem to select the menu options as it got stucked in the repeat mode. please let me know the service centers for this device in Hyderabad

  • Anonymous Jul 28, 2008

    my creative zen won't turn on

  • 1savior Jul 30, 2008

    My screen is broken and would like to get it repaired. Any suggestions?

  • geckopdx Sep 30, 2008

    Several cracks currently lace the screen of my e270. I have a warrenty, (Is a broken screen covered, and) how do I claim it so I can get back to listening to my music?

  • Anonymous Dec 01, 2008

    my screen gets blue so i niw its on but i cant see the screen [which means i cant get to my music selection]. what do i do?

  • Anonymous Dec 29, 2008

    my screen broke on my zen. it'll play music, but i can't get it off shuffle

  • cherryferrer Dec 31, 2008

    My screen is broken and would like to get it repaired. Where can I buy the screen for the sansa e250?

  • vandalii Feb 04, 2009

    Same as others. LCD got smacked once too often and broke, now have nice 6GB, well, paperweight :-(

  • Anonymous Feb 21, 2009

    MY MP3 HAS A CRACK SCREEN... IF I TAKE IT TO THE STROE DO U THINK THEY WILL FIX IT

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Most Companies have service technicians. If you send your device to them, they will repair or replace your screen, for a fee. If you are handy with electronics, you might be able to open up your device and remove your screen. Then, find a replacement screen on eBay or other websites. Replacing your screen is a simple enough process, but there are a few things to be aware of:

  1. Always make sure you are well grounded. Use a wrist strap for this.
  2. To access the internal components of your device, you will have to remove the back. Check for any screws holding it on. On the iPod, there are no screws. If this is the case, use a sharp scredriver to pry off the back of the case. On the Toshiba Gigabeat, there are five screws holding the case on. Remove them all and slide the back of the case off.
  3. Now it gets tricky. On most mp3 players, the screen in behind the Hard drive, main circuit board, and battery. Removing all of these is usually pretty simple, just remove any screws you may see, and disconnect the fragile ribbon cables VERY carefully. These can be a pain, and destroying them is not very difficult.
  4. Remove your screen by removing the ribbon cables. Also, be aware that throughout the dismantling process, there are usually clips and friction fits holding parts together, so you may need to remove those. Be careful, make no sudden movements or jerks, and if it does not come out with gentle handling, you are doing something wrong.
  5. Fit the new screen in and firmly connect the ribbon cables. There are usually tabs on the ribbon cable connectors that you need to lift to allow the ribbon cable to fit in the slot and make a secure contact.
  6. Put the hard drive, battery, and motherboard back, and connect all the ribbon cables firmly.
  7. Put the case back together, but before putting screws back in, power the device on. Listen carefully. If something is going wrong, you might be able to diagnose the problem by listening. If nothing happens, it may be the hard drive or battery. If you can see the screen lighting up, but cannot hear the hard drive spinning, then it could also be the hard drive. Or, if the hard drive is spinning but no screen action is present, then it may be the screen.
  8. Most of the time, unplugging and firmly reattaching the ribbon cables will fix this problem.
  9. If everything works, congratulations! You just fixed you device and saved a lot of money.
Note: This is risky business. While there is indeed a first time for everything, sometimes starting small is the way to go. The parts of an mp3 player are very vulnerable when not in their cases. Think long and hard before attempting this.

Posted on Aug 25, 2008

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My snsa e250 screen is completly broke and i want to know can i get it fixed. but i can still listen to it but i cant see what i am listening to

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On my samsung yp-k3 touch screen one side of my won't show and the other do and i can still lisern to my music.

Posted on Jan 23, 2008

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i had the same problem my LCD screen on my 404 cracked, i turned to the archos repair center and they wanted £72.72 for it. but i found newmp3technology.com they sent me a new screen for £49.65 + p&p at £8.02 isch. the only thing is you will have to fit it your self. but its not to hard

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