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Gigabeat blank The screen has the blue background image but no menu items. How do I restore the software with the menu selection?

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That's an indication that the media center program has loaded but frozen at a certain point [blue screen] before fully loading.
indicates a hard drive problem... prolly the head can't read the hard drive...did you drop it?
cuz when i dropped it...that happened to me...it froze on the menu...then i used the battery button to turn on n off..till i got the "contact the manufacturer for repair" with a yield sign message. i really thought i killed it...but i still had my hopes high to fix it myself somehow n i really thought it was from the hard drive. so i took it in my hand and gave it a shake on my palm. like i actually hit it on my palm for once n then i turned it on and it worked =D fineee.... i was so happy n now it still works fine ;)

i hope that helps

Posted on Jun 07, 2008

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