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How long does it take the device manager to repair the mp3 player?

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HI,

It approxmiately takes 2 to 3 hours. Also depends upon the capacity. You can check in the manual as well for the specific one you have.

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My philips gogear 4gb mp3 player is nt startin what 2 do??


I'd suggest that you format your player or repair it using Philips songbird or device manager. Contents may be removed by using this function. So make sure to back up your contents.

Format:
On your computer desktop, double-click "My computer". Double-click on the MP3 player's icon. Right-click on the Internal Storage icon and then select "Format".

Repair using Device manager:
Launch Device Manager and click the Tool menu and select "Repair", then follow the instructions to perform the repair process. Make sure all other applications such as Philips Plug-in, Windows Media Player or Windows Explorer that access the device are closed or else Device Manager will not recognize the device.

Hope this works.

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The formate


Ok, if you need to format the player, please connect it to the PC.

On your computer desktop, double-click "My computer". Double-click on the MP3 player's icon. Right-click on the Internal Storage icon and then select "Format".

If that doesn't work, I'd suggest that you repair it using Philips device manager. Contents may be removed by using this function. So make sure to back up your contents.

Repair using Device manager:
Launch Device Manager and click the Tool menu and select "Repair", then follow the instructions to perform the repair process. Make sure all other applications such as Philips Plug-in, Windows Media Player or Windows Explorer that access the device are closed or else Device Manager will not recognize the device.

Hope this helps.

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HELP ME PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!:(


You should download and istall the Device Manager sofware from here:
http://www.p4c.philips.com/files/s/sa5285_02/sa5285_02_pal_eng.exe

After that run Device Manager and connect your player via USB. Device Manager should say, that your player reported an error and would you like to repair it. Press "yes" to start repair.

If the Device Manager doesn't give you the option to repair, you should turn off the player and connect it by pressing the volume up (+) button. This will turn on the automatic repair mode. After that, everything goes as I've written before.

Hope that I could helped!

Dorenno

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Connect to PC and use Device Manager to repair!


Download the newest version of the Philips Device Manager:
www.usasupport.philips.com - change your country/language as needed
Enter in your exact model #
Click on the link for your exact model #
Click on the Software & Drivers section
Click on "Firmware Upgrade Software"
Install the new Device Manager
Open and run the "Repair" tab

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When i turn on my mp3 getting error as " connect to PC and repair through device manager"


If you have lost your installation CD, go to Philips website and download/install the most recent version of the Philips Device Manager for your exact model #. Then open the Philips Device Manager and select the "Repair" button (with your mp3 player connected to the computer, of course).

If the Device Manager does not recognize that your mp3 player is plugged into the computer:
Disconnect the Go Gear from computer. Press the reset pinhole until the player turns 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. If this pop-up does not appear, reset the player again WHILE connected to the computer. Open the Philips Device Manager, and go to Repair Tab. Reset the player one more time while connected to computer. Follow the repair instructions.

After repair is complete, upgrade the firmware for this player. Will erase all the songs, but you should be good to go again.

-Tha Mp3 Doctor

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Wont let e put music on my mp3 player


Conenct your GoGear to the computer
Go to Philips website
Enter your exact model #
Download the newest version of the Philips Device Manager
Open the Philips Device Manager once installed
Click on the Repair tab

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SA9200 device manager problems


OK - you messed up somehow. Instead of downloading the Philips Device Manager from Philips' official site, you have downloaded malware. The only legitimate source for the Philips Device Manager is www.usasupport.philips.com

Download the legitimate version and plug your mp3 player into the computer. The "Repair" button will then appear.

-Tha Mp3 Doctor

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I CANT DOWNLOAD ANY MORE


Make sure you install the disc with the Philips Device Manager on it first (or grab the device manager from Philips' website).

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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