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My Stone Plus shut off

And I can't even get the file to come up when it is connected via USB

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...same here i unpluged it to many times "unsafely" HOW THE HECK DO YOU FIX IT! O_o

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My Laptop won't read my Creative 2GB Player


Try to use another USB cord maybe the cord you use is faulty already so try to use another. Use also the other USB port.

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Zen plus not working


Exactly the same happened to mine........twice a pin in the re-set hole (next to the USB port) got mine re-started without loosing any of the music..... in fact it carriedon from where it last worked.....phew.

Sep 26, 2009 | Creative Labs Zen Stone Plus MP3 Player

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Cannot format


From: http://www.anythingbutipod.com/forum/showthread.php?t=31068
  1. Connect the player to the computer.
  2. Double-click the My Computer icon on the Desktop.
    If the My Computer icon is not on the Desktop, click Start and My Computer.
    If the My Computer icon is not in the Start Menu, right-click the Start button and click Explore.
  3. Locate and right-click the disk drive listed as ZEN Stone or ZEN Stone Plus followed by a drive letter.
  4. Select Format.... zen_stone_not_playing_3.jpg File Context Menu Click to enlarge
  5. Ensure the File system is set to FAT or FAT 32. Leave the remaining options set to the defaults. zen_stone_not_playing.jpg
  6. Click Start. zen_stone_not_playing_2.jpg
  7. Re-transfer the files back to the computer.
If resetting or formatting doesn't help, you could also try reloading the firmware. Connect the Stone, download the firmware, and then execute the the firmware file.

1. With the Stone disconnected, download and install the Player Recovery Device drivers.
2. Download the Stone's firmware from Creative's site.
3. Boot up the Stone as a Player Recovery Device (also see below).
4. Connect the Stone to the computer and let it load the driver (see here).
5. Execute the downloaded firmware file or Creative's Recovery Tool.

Sometimes, in order to install the firmware, the Stone needs to be connected as a Recovery Device:

1. Make sure the Stone is disconnected and turned off.
2. Press and hold the volume down button.
3. Continue to hold the button until you have performed Steps 4 through 6. If you accidentally release the button, start the procedure again.
4. Press and hold the Power/Pause/Play button
5. Hit the reset button
6. Connect your player to your computer's USB port and after 5 seconds, release both buttons.
7. Once the Stone is recognized, execute the old firmware file.
Hope this helps, and have a nice day! ^_^

Jul 11, 2009 | Creative Technology ZEN Stone MP3 Player

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My creative zen stone plus mp3 isnt recognised when connected by a usb to the pc


first install all the drivers and software that came on the cd with the device. if the installation procedure asks to connect the device, connect it, if not, wait with connecting until after the install is complete and after you have rebooted the computer...

Jun 22, 2009 | Creative Labs Zen Stone Plus MP3 Player

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My creative zen player used to connect to pc now it dosent


my pc stopped detecting my zen. i tried and tried on all different pcs and nothing would pick it up. couldnt even get the battery sign on the zen. thought it was knacked. then one day i plugged it in again, got distracted and walked away. when i came back about two hours later, it was detected and charging. thought maybe that it was so flat that it had to charge a wee bit before it could display anything or the pc could find it. i dont know, dont know much about these things. just a thought

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1GB Zen Stone not detected by computer :(


try formatting it somehow i found that there is a format option when u connect it to the computer and it appears as a hardrive and just format it. it might work

Apr 11, 2009 | Creative Technology ZEN Stone MP3 Player

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My Creative Zen Stone Plus is not Charging completely


Use USB 2.0 Port.. My charging status was stuck at 21% till i swapped to USB2 port.. I've tested it and it works..

Regards,
Arvinderan Ganason (Malaysia)
arvinderan@gmail.com

Jan 17, 2009 | Creative Labs ZEN V Plus MP3 Player

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Creative stone plus


Hi,

Initially, it would be possible that the Zen Stone plus is infected with a virus and your PC's antivirus is preventing access to it. Have you tried a reformat of the Zen Stone plus and or a virus scan?

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information. Good luck and kind regards. Thank you for using FixYa.

Nov 07, 2008 | Creative Labs Zen Stone Plus MP3 Player

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Does not power on even after firmware upgrade


You need to get a needle and hit the reset hole on the player.
There is a setting, I think, under Photo/video settings. VideoOut - set that to OFF or change it. The screen will stay on.

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