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Look for a software installer then install it to your computer, make sure that your computer is compatible with your player, you can download software installer on the net in you want.

Posted on May 29, 2010

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SOURCE: RCA Opal M4204-a is stuck

If that will be the case you can check to RAC if they can replace the battery because you need this MP3 player to be on in order for you computer to detect it and for you also to be able to do a software update, if they cannot replace the battery you may need to have it replace with them..

Hope that helps........

Posted on Jun 27, 2008

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SOURCE: MY RCA Opal M4204 Mp3

One plug it to the usb device of your computer
Hold down power button for 10 seconds.
Go to the RCA website and download the latest firmware.
Install the firmware and windows will find the player.
Keep it into the usb till its fully charged.


Posted on Jan 12, 2009

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SOURCE: RCA M4204-A freezes at the OPAL initializing

There are a few things you can do.
One plug device into your usb of your computer.
Use the add new hardware fuction.
Have the computer search for new hardware.
It should not be able to find the OPAL.
After it fails to find the OPAL have the new hardware wizard look for MPT device. It should find it after that.
If it still not found bye the pc.
Goto RCA website and download the newest firmware.
http://www.rcaaudiovideo.com/
Find your make and model and download the firmware.
After the new firmware is download make sure your OPAL is still connected to your usb device on my pc.
And install the new firmware. While the firmware installs windows should find the device.

Posted on Feb 11, 2009

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SOURCE: RCA Opal M4204 Locked Up

On the back of the player is a small reset hole, use something non-metallic to press in there. Something like a toothpick will work great.

This will reset the device. If the problem persists after doing this you will need to contact RCA.

Thanks

Posted on Jul 13, 2009

iamdefiler
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SOURCE: reset of RCA opal m4204

I know this is an old post but here you go...

You can try one of two things.

1st try to reset the device by holding the power button for more than 10 sec.

2nd You can try to reinstall the firmware by following these steps:

To update the firmware on your M4200 or MC4200 series, you will need to:

1. Connect your device prior to installation.

2. Click on the download link.

3. Select "Save" and select the appropriate folder to save the installer.

4. Run the downloaded installer and follow the instructions to complete installation.

Click Here to download File




Hope this helps! If these options don't work I would call RCA support.

Posted on Jan 12, 2010

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My rca opal m4204-a says initializing and thats it won't do anything else went to web site to check and can not fix it with thier instructions internal battery needs reset or something


As long as the computer enumerates the drive (you can see it in My Computer as a drive letter) then there is likely an issue with the firmware.

Download the firmware install from the RCA website: http://voxrightnow.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/2558
Follow the on-screen instructions to perform the install.
Be sure to back up any important media before performing this install.

If your computer does not recognize it, press and hold the play button while connecting the device for upwards of 30 seconds.

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On the back of the player is a small reset hole, use something non-metallic to press in there. Something like a toothpick will work great.

This will reset the device. If the problem persists after doing this you will need to contact RCA.

Thanks

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Try plugging it on an another computer. Maybe the USB port is in problem if it cannot powers up the player.

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There are a few things you can do.
One plug device into your usb of your computer.
Use the add new hardware fuction.
Have the computer search for new hardware.
It should not be able to find the OPAL.
After it fails to find the OPAL have the new hardware wizard look for MPT device. It should find it after that.
If it still not found bye the pc.
Goto RCA website and download the newest firmware.
http://www.rcaaudiovideo.com/
Find your make and model and download the firmware.
After the new firmware is download make sure your OPAL is still connected to your usb device on my pc.
And install the new firmware. While the firmware installs windows should find the device.

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Opal m4204 turning itself off


Turn on the mp4 play goto settings. Scroll down to power saver and turn it off.

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Mp3 player freezes at initializing screen


Plug it into the usb device.
Hold down the power button for 10-15 seconds.
Go to the RCA website download the latest firmware and install it.
That fixed mine and a few other people I know that have one.

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MY RCA Opal M4204 Mp3 player will not turn on or be recognized by my computer...when I finally DO get it turned on..it says low battery but I have no way to charge it...HELP!!!


One plug it to the usb device of your computer
Hold down power button for 10 seconds.
Go to the RCA website and download the latest firmware.
Install the firmware and windows will find the player.
Keep it into the usb till its fully charged.


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