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Mp3 gone dead

Well, my sister dropped so many times that it wont turn on. i've tryed installing the philips device manager, but it can't detect the mp3.i know for sure that its connected to the usb drive connecting it to the computer.it charges....i think,but it is hasn't even turned on the slightists bit.i've tryed reseting it so many times i have lost count

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if your player don't detect . also don't detect with Philips Device Manager

try to download this driver for it usb 2.0 ADFU Driver .
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Reset the player by inserting a paerlcip into the reset hole. If that fails, go to Philips' website and upgrade the firmware on your player to solve the freezing issue permanently. Actually, don't go to Philips website - run the Philips Device Manager and select Update. If the device manager won't recognize the player, unplug the GoGear, hold in either the shuffle button or volume + and reconnect it to the computer until a Found New Hardware Wizard window pops up.

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My Phillps mp3 wont turn on or let meh download more songs. Wuts wrong with it? Plz help.


Recovery Mode for Philips' GoGear
Open the Philips Device Manager (Start à All Programs à Philips Digital Audio Player à SAXXX à Philips Device Manager) and click on the “Repair” tab.  Then click on the “Repair” button to start the repair process.  Most of the time, when your player is in that state, the Device Manager will not recognize that your GoGear is plugged in.  If this is the case: Disconnect the player from the PC, and make sure the mp3 player is turned off. Hold in the volume + button on the mp3 player, and reconnect the player to your pc while holding in the volume + button. Continue holding the volume + for 10-15 seconds until a "Found New Hardware Wizard" pops up. It should recover your device if there isn't anything internally wrong with the player. Warning: this procedure will result in your songs being erased off the player, so they will have to be reloaded.
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You need to get the latest firmware upgrade from the Philips website:
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5. Click on "Software & Drivers"
6. Download the updated "Device/Firmware Manager"
7. Once installed, open the Philips Device Manager
8. Click on the "Update" tab, then the "Update" button (with your mp3 player connected to the computer, of course)
9. Your Mp3 players firmware will update automatically
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Philips GoGear Firmware Upgrade
You need to get the latest firmware upgrade from the Philips website:
1. Go to www.philips.com/support
2. Enter your country/language
3. Enter your model # SA6045 or whatever
4. Click on the link for your exact model # (the one w/o the "B" in it)
5. Click on "Software & Drivers"
6. Download the updated "Device/Firmware Manager"
7. Once installed, open the Philips Device Manager
8. Click on the "Update" tab, then the "Update" button (with your mp3 player connected to the computer, of course)
9. Your Mp3 players firmware will update automatically
If you do not have the latest version of the Philips Device Manager installed (the latest is the version from the Philips website), then clicking the "Update" button will give you a false positive saying "The firmware on your device is already up to date."
-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Recovery Mode for Philips' GoGear
Disconnect the player from the PC, and make sure the mp3 player is turned off. Hold in the volume + button on the mp3 player, and reconnect the player to your pc while holding in the volume + button. Continue holding the volume + for 10-15 seconds until a "Found New Hardware Wizard" pops up. It should recover your device if there isn't anything internally wrong with the player. Warning: this procedure will result in your songs being erased off the player, so they will have to be reloaded.
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Install and run the Philips Device Manager from the product CD.

Select repair/restore option and follow the on-screen prompts.


This will format the player and re-load the system files.

If this doesn't help, please post your model number so I can asist further.

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Could be corrupt firmware.

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Press and hold the [PLAY/PAUSE] button on the player whilst connecting to the PC.

Continue to hold until Device Manager say to release, then follow the on-screen prompts.

This will format the player, deleting all tracks, and re-load the firmware.

When the process has finished, switch on the player, and it should go through the initialisation process, then switch off.

Switch on again, and the player should show "Updating", then go into the main menu.

If the player still won't switch on, you have probably damaged the player, and there's not much else to try.

This problem is a known fault, so you may be able to change the player if it is still under warranty. Could just be coincidence when you dropped it.

If not under warranty, check out E-Bay. cheapest_electrical sell them very cheaply, with 12 months warranty.

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When I contacted Philips about this problem, they said to bring the device to them but it was out of service.
So I tried lots of repair/recvery programs and got to a point where I couldn't even format the player cause of the write-protected error. I was about to trash it when I tried this last method :
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Now I don't know if it will also work for you because I tried lots of rude methods wich I don't remember the exact order, like the first time I've repaired it, but it's worth trying.

Good luck!

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