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Locked up. Hard drive frozen?

Help! We were recording tracks just fine and when it went to store a track, the usual 2-3 seconds 'please wait' locked up. No controls worked, not even the power button.  I unplugged it after a few minutes hoping it would reset, but when powered back up I get nothing but 'please wait'.
Just bought the machine last week.
Hard drive fried? Any 'reset' option available? I still have no access to the menu or any controls.

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  • Anonymous Feb 11, 2008

    Tried downloading usb update and for several minutes I had the "please wait" message. Half an hour went by and I decided to re-boot and when I did I got a hard drive error message. Had it a week, never been used. The hard drive is fried. This was with the MR8HD.

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