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Do not finish the boot

I'v altered the firmware to Hebrew version half a year ago. It worked perfect until week ago - while plug-in the cable (as usual), trying to unload recorded files, it didn't finish the power on cycle, it hanged on the sansa Logo.
After trying to disconnect and power it on again, it start the boot cycle, then show the sansa logo, then the upper half of the screen covered with purple dots, then it shut the logo screen off then replaced by error message : "load main immage failed switch to recover mode - please connect USB cable"
connecting the cable adds the message : " Mini-B-> Device mode
also we can see the 16MB partition on the sansa.
We tried all recovery methods... but this is like "perpetuum-mobile"...:
Recover loads the mi4, rom, version files
then disconnect the sansa removed them again but do nothing.
Do you have any clue how to enforce the sansa back to original/factory setup/state?

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Re: do not finish the boot

Well i only know so little about the mp3 player but having experiences with laptops,PS3s, psp's, etc. what your going to have to do is first make sure have everything you have on the player in to your PC then we can start with the basics

First your going to have to reimage it like wipe out the memory erase everything that is in the folders of the player except all the installed ware and everything that keeps it working your smart enough to think you'll know what to do


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