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Reformatted, then won't play?

I plugged the player into my computer, and almost immediately it said that I had to format the thing. So I did, I loaded the songs onto the player, popped in the headphones, hit play...

And nothing. No sound, nada. The lil light blinks when I hit play, but nothing else. Do I need a new battery? (I haven't tried this yet, because we have no AAA batteries on hand at the moment)

Also - where is this supposed 'firmware' of Coby's? And why isn't it available online? Did reformatting the drive remove the firmware? Do I need it?

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  • Anonymous Dec 28, 2008

    i reformatted my sons mp3 its a sansui 1gb credit card mp3 player and now when i load the songs on the lights come on but i have no sound

    what can i do to fix this problem before my son finds out i have done this lol

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Check this site for support for the Coby MPC883:

http://www.cobyusa.com/?p=prod&prod_num_id=1015&pcat_id=1001


I would make sure that you have good batteries when using/testing this MP3 player


COBY Electronics Technical Support
Address: 56-65 Rust St.
Maspeth, NY 11378
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM–11:00 PM EST
Saturday to Sunday, 9:00 AM–11:00 PM EST
Phone: 800-681-2629 or 718-416-3197
Email: techsupport@cobyusa.com

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