Question about Sony Walkman NWZ-B105F MP3 Player

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The Sony NWZ B105F Music player

My player just displayed "Boot Error Shutting Down" when i turn it on, how do i resolve it?

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  • akopoto May 28, 2008

    when i turning on always appear boot error shutting down,,,,how can i resolve this me plsss..

  • dirkeezy Jun 02, 2008

    boot error appears and it turns off by itself

  • abhinav05252 Jun 10, 2008

    I faced the problem "Boot error shutting down" everytime i tried to turn on the player. Also my PC wouldn't recognize the player when connected. I upgraded the firmware and now the PC recognizes the player and it properly plays my music files. However, I'm not able to use the FM radio as i cannot access this from the player menu.
    Kindly help.
    Abhinav Singh,

  • wildchildy2j Jul 16, 2008

    My MP3 player was working fine. I decided to change some music and suddenly, now all I get is "Boot Error Shutting Down" I called the store where I bought my MP3 player, was told to send it back to the manufacturer at my expence of course. I changed USB ports, installed new ones. Nothing has worked.

  • nady29 Jul 27, 2008

    i have tried to download the software for my mp3 and installed it but still my mp3 keep shutting down whenever i tried to press th button "play" i don't know what else to do.*sigh*

  • Anonymous Aug 14, 2008

    boot error

  • liu711 Aug 17, 2008

    When I turn on the mp3 player, it automatically shut down itself. Anyone can help~??

  • SeaMUNKY Sep 04, 2008

    i have downloaded and installed new firmware several times it but
    still my mp3 keeps shutting down whenever i tried to press th button
    "play" and restarts once again.... PLEASE HELP ME ...... PLEASE

  • kalu neupane Sep 20, 2008

    when i turn on my mp3 , it shows boot error shutting down.

  • RowleyMW Oct 05, 2008

    I have the same problem. It shuts down with the wording Boot Error shutting down

  • joss_langari Dec 23, 2008

    When I turn on the mp3 player, it automatically shut down itself. Anyone can help



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Download the nwd-b105 firmware 1.1 (google it) and once you have it connect your mp3 player to an usb port of your pc. run the firmware file you downloaded and check the "delete files" option and run the firmware. you will lose all your files but your mp3 should be functional again. remember that when you do a firmware update you must keep your mp3 connected to the pc, also a if there is for some reason a power failure you may brick your mp3 player. my mp3 player had teh same problem as yours and i fixed it this way. the reason this happens is that sometimes the antivirus delete some system files from your mp3 and thus it cant access its database causing an error and shutting down the mp3 unit. hope this helps!!

Posted on Jun 03, 2008


Yo how you know?
then you got to break it or buy a new one

Posted on Apr 13, 2008


Actally is not work

Posted on Apr 12, 2008

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I can't run firmware udpdate cause the device is not being detected. So there is not way to access the drive, format, delete, update, etc. I can't find any solution for this

Posted on Jul 21, 2008

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I have a problem that it can't turn on and i tried to press any button but, can't do it.
Anyone can help?

Posted on Sep 24, 2008

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U probably have to just reset it. there is a little button on the back that says RESET. use a thumbtack or needle.

Posted on Apr 12, 2008

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Dear sir, when i turn on my nwd b105f walkman, it is swhowing that' boot error, shutting down'. it was functioning smoothly before and i tried to delete the songs and formatted. this error happened after...


This issue may occur if the portable player was formatted via Windows Explorer. Follow these steps to correct this issue:
NOTE: If the message you receive is Format OK? , select Cancel .
1. Connect the player to the computer.
2. Click Start and then click My Computer .
NOTE: If the Portable Device box appears, click Cancel .
3. In the My Computer window, under Other , double click the icon for your portable player.
4. In the My Computer [Name of your device] window, right click the Internal Storage icon and then click Format from the menu.
5. In the Format box, click OK .
6. In the Format Complete box, click OK .
7. Close the My Computer windows.
8. Disconnect the portable player from the computer.
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10. Press the selector button repeatedly until Settings is highlighted.
11. Press the Play / Pause button.
12. Press the selector button repeatedly until Format is highlighted.
13. Press the Play / Pause button.
14. Press the selector button one time to highlight OK .
15. Press the Play / Pause button.
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17. Test the player for proper functionality. If the error still occurs, reset the player by pressing the RESET button with a small pin or similar object.
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--**Windows Media Player**--
If you have a large playlist to transfer, you may prefer to do it from your media player, such as Windows Media Player. Once your MP3 player is connected to the computer, open Windows Media Player. Click on the "Sync Music" tab. Drag songs that you want from your Windows Media Library over to the "Sync Music" column to create a playlist. Click the "Begin Sync" tab at the bottom once you have all of the songs on your playlist. This action will sync all of the songs to your MP3 player with one click. Disconnect your device once songs have been transferred by clicking on the "Safely Remove Hardware" icon in the bottom-right side of the desktop tray.

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