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Shuts down immediately

When I power on, the green light lights up, then shuts off after a second or two. I have brand new Duracell batteries in it and an empty card.

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Same problem with mine. Mr. Wizard?

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Hey,
Try these steps, if they aren't of any help, you may have to have the vendor replace your mp3 player.
SOLUTION 1 - Reset the device. 
1. Press and hold the Power/Menu button for approximately 20 seconds. 
2. Release the Power/Menu button. 
3. Press the Power/Menu button again to turn on the player. 


SOLUTION 2 - Power cycle the device. 

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STEP 2 - Power cycle the player 
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STEP 3 - Turn on the device 
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