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Common to the other problems listed, BUT with a twist of lime...

Like many before me apparently, my Zen stopped working.. (actually, its a customers)
First out, I let it stay connected to the usb, since its dead already before it comes to my hands, and that little bugger needs power poor guy..

Does takes me a few times, plug in, disconnect, plug in, curses, disconnect, tries reset, plug in etc.. but suddenly upon all the cursing, the "ZEN" shows up, and gives me exactly that.. zen! ^^
But, the zen I felt, was soon to be fading. The zen is charging, blinking with its tiny lightning icon. :) But windows finds a device, tries to install it, and, when "successful", says it may not work properly until the system has been restarted. Alternative, its just continuesly connects and disconnects.
Every tenth second, the *pop* sound of an usb-device beeing plugged in, is played and a balloon pop-up says: "New hardware connected" where a "MTP-device" si the new hardware..
I belive the MTP is some kind of usb-"controller" or something?

Till now, it has not resulted in other than those two errors, which doesn't seems to have happened to anyone else! :s ?

Any replies would be greatly appreciated! ^^

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  • sventi Mar 17, 2008

    Ok. I've now taken the big jump here, and tried "reload firmware" (I hoped that wouldn't be an option :/ ), which lets the zen go to "docked"-mode, but windows does not recognize it. Just found a soulution here, something about reinstalling the usb-controllers, since it may be "fixed", moving the zen to another computer. I'll try that, and come back to you :)

    (ps. the zen actually was found when I plugged it into another computer.. just needs its drivers thou :)

  • sventi Mar 17, 2008

    Strike that!

    Just tried to insert the zen yet again, and there it is! Found its way to "My computer" as a portable device.. At least thats a start.

    But the empty 30 gb zen, now shows only 50 mb (!!) available- and capacity- space, and the firmware update still wont recognize it.. Now would be a great time to pop up a few bright ones.. anyone?

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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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