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Firmware update did not find the hardware

Reboots over and over

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This is the worst mp3 player ever invented - i have to tell you this up front. There is no driver, the company does not support the product anymore - I would return it now while you still can.

Either the device is bad, the pc port is bad, or the software is faulty. Try connecting to different usb port, then a usb port on a different pc with a compatible os. If still not recognized, then there is physical damage to player.

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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After the format you might be missing files for operating the device.
Formatting the player is normally used before updating the firmware.
Have you been updating the firmware after you formatted the player ?

There is a new firmware release for the MP610.
Look in the support page, enter MP610 in the bar (Product Search) of next site:
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  1. Find out the manufacturer and model number
  2. Download the firmware update files and if they're inside a zip file, it's very important that you unzip every file before running the update or it may fail. Before you leave the manufacturer's website, see if they have any specific instructions on how to update the firmware. Also check to see if any instructions were included in the download. Samsung for example included a pdf file on how to run the update.
  3. Please note that it is VERY important that your computer remains on and doesn't freeze up during the update process. Close all other unnecessary programs before starting the update. Disable your antivirus and any other protection software so it doesn't stop the process. Norton and McAfee often like to interrupt the process because they assume something bad is going on. Also don't run an update during a thunderstorm because if your computer loses power in the middle of the process, that would be really bad.
    If anything interrupts the updating process before it's complete, your hardware will likely become a paperweight aka a brick. It will have a half updated, scrambled operating system and will cease to function completely. Some routers and other advanced hardware have a rollback feature just in case but not many other pieces of hardware do so be careful!
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if you wouldnt mind losing data then i suppose you could format it and get rid of the firmware update and the put all your stuff back on. only a suggestion.

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Rebooting and rebooting and rebooting


Hardware issue then - this player must be replaced. Make sure you have tried all of these methods first:
These are the most common methods for recovering Sandisk's Sansa Mp3 Players. I have been almost universally successful in recovering Sansa players using one or a combination of these methods. These methods do not work if you are having synchronization or music format issues - they are for recovering a player that will not power up, freezes, flashes, is not recognized by the computer, and a host of other issues.

Reset the Sansa Player first. On most models, restart is done by holding the power button in for 15 seconds or longer. Check your specific manual to be sure. The manuals are available from the Sansa website if they have been misplaced.
Download the Sansa Recovery Tool from the Sansa website.
Format - Erases Everything: Connect your Sansa player to the computer and open Windows Media Player. Click on the Sync tab. Pull down the drop down menu underneath the Sync tab by moving your cursor over the Sync tab and left clicking on the little black arrow underneath the Sync tab. Highlight "Sansa 1GB" (wording may vary slightly), and then select "Format." - this should erase everything.
Firmware Upgrade- Erases Everything: Get the latest firmware upgrade from Sansa - it updates the firmware and erases every song in the player all at once. Note: this method doesn't work if already have the latest firmware. Go to this website and click "Firmware Updater" to find out: http://www.sandisk.com/DriverDownload/driverList.asp
If these fail, then:
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.
If you get the problem where MTP Device keeps popping up continuously, uninstall the “MTP Device” by going to Start à Control Panel àSystem à Hardware à Device Manager (you computer may vary slightly, depending on Windows Version).
You may have to restart your computer after each of these methods to get them to work properly. Disconnect your Sansa player BEFORE shutting down your computer.
-Tha Mp3 Doctor

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I feel your pain. Yesterday I was in the same place as you. My player stopped working and would freeze after the splash screen. When I plugged it in, I could see the player in windows explorer, but the firmware update software, creative software, etc. kept saying it wasn't there. I went in to the control panel and hit add/remove hardware. I removed Windows Media Player (11 can mask the recognition of a player when something happens to it) and WMP runtime. I rebooted the pc and the player was then recognized. I could run the firmware update and the player works fine now.

Also, just a note. If you do get the firmware to run, mine said that firmware blah.blah.blah was already installed (even though it wasn't). Just hit okay to overwrite it.

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Download recovery tool off creative's website.
go to my computer > click on hardware tab >
click on device manager button > in the is next screen on the bottom should have>>universal serial bus controllers
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right click on them and uninstall
reboot let windows reinstall them

Also told Microsoft hotfix causes this problem try uninstalling the last hotfix
If that doesn't fix it try the USB cable

good luck
please mark the post with a fixya



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Make sure you have media player 11
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Download recovery tool off creative's website.
go to my computer > click on hardware tab >
click on device manager button > in the is next screen on the bottom should have>>universal serial bus controllers
(write these down just in case it cant find them)
right click on them and uninstall
reboot let windows reinstall them

Also told Microsoft hotfix causes this problem try uninstalling the last hotfix
If that doesn't fix it try the USB cable

good luck
please mark the post with a fixya

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