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I am having the same problem with mine. what you should do is just replace it. The devise has not restart button like some of the other mp3s have so there are files that are corrupted that will not let it run in your computer. If it had a restart button on it you could have erased all of the files from it and started over but it has none so best thing to do is replace it.

Posted on Mar 28, 2008

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What i did was while i was plugging it into the usb prt i held down the joystick then it said hargind then transfering and then i unplugged it and restarted it and it worked

Posted on Jan 20, 2008

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