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Rebuilding Library Hi, this happened occasionally in the past, but yesterday it happened 6 times before I put it away. I have a Zen V Plus. The problem is it would play for a bit, then shut down (crash). When I restart I kept get this "Rebuilding Library" message, which took about a minute. It would play almost a whole song, then crash again. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks, Neil.

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    nees to fix it just not getting music it deleated

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Try this: disconnect the player from the computer, turn it off, hold in the volume + button, and reconnect the player to the computer while holding the volume + button in. Keep holding the volume + button for an additional 5-50 seconds. Windows should eventually go into recovery mode and revive the player- it will pop up a window that says Found New Hardware Wizard.

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The same thing happened too me about six months ago after about a year and a half of using my zen with min. problems. It would freeze on 'Rebuilding..' and then there was an endless cycle of reset but eventually it would Rebuild completely and all my music and information was fine. It seemed to be playing fine but if it froze I had to start the reset game all over again. Then the real problems started. There are a few load screens before you make it to the Rebuild and it started to freeze on that instead after awhile. I was actually revealed when I froze on 'rebuilding..' and made it that far.
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Note: You should already have the application for your portable device installed on your computer before continuing.
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