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Mp3 M4304 is stuck on Opal Initializing... and won't do anything else Can you help with me please

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Hello,

When the player will not respond to key presses, try next to reset the device: press and hold the standby / menu for more than 10 seconds.
Most of your settings will be preserved, only settings that have been made after the last power off will be lost.

When the player still won't work after the reset, a firmware update or reinstallation may be required. Need more help ? Just add a comment in this thread.

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