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Creative ZEN Vision M

My player doesnt turn on. It also remains blank when i connect it for charging or transferring files. I think its fried, IS IT REPAIRABLE????

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  • Zinidine10 Feb 15, 2008

    I have the same problem. The blue light flashes but that is it.



    It froze yesterday, so I reset it, and was working fine. Then today it wouldn't even switch on when at last use there was half the battery left.



    The blue light flashes on breifly when trying to switch it on, and when connected for charging through the USB the blue light flashes constantly, but nothing on the screen.

  • Anonymous Mar 08, 2008

    usb port crushed

  • Anonymous Mar 08, 2008

    usb port is crushed

  • Anonymous Aug 10, 2008

    My player doesnt turn on. It also remains blank when i connect it for charging or transferring files. I think its fried, IS IT REPAIRABLE????

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Delete the software installed for creative zen and restart the ur computer ,it will work fine

Posted on Mar 07, 2008

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While trying to sync a small movie to my Zen vision W, my computer locked up and shut down.

Now my computer won't recognize my Zen to sync it or charge it. The USB port and cable are fine as I hooked up a flash card to them.

Seems to unit is not "talking" to Windows. Error ballon says device is not recognized by Windows.

Any advice? :)

Posted on Mar 05, 2008

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Zen Vision:M Not Responding SOLUTION! to No Charge, Device Not Connected or Recognize


If that doesn't fix it try the USB cable

Screen Doesn’t come on anymore
http://www.anythingbutipod.com/forum/showthread.php?t=18859

If your Zen V is dead, wont respond to anything, try this, plug it in to the computer, hold the power switch in the on position, THEN trigger the reset button, worked like a charm for mine, I had thought it a lost cause."

Posted on Feb 19, 2008

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