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Recovery mode for Zen V plus

When i loaded my creative zen v plus 4gb mp3 player, it brought up a "recovery mode" screen, its stuck in this mode, and wont respond. please help.

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  • Anonymous May 23, 2008

    it go's on recovery mode and when i reboot it it comes back to the beggining

  • Anonymous May 24, 2008

    hey ma name is charmine well it seems my mp3 wont work cause it has a recovery mode and it wont like me hear music.

  • isha07 May 24, 2008

    its stuck on that mode n wont get off of it

  • Anonymous May 27, 2008

    mines wont work neither it keeps saying firmware problem...after i picked something that deleted all of my firmware

  • tevin2625 May 27, 2008

    my did the samething then i pressed something and it deleted all my firmware now its saying firmwayre problem and wont come on and keep bringing me to that same screen

  • jrockxclusiv Jul 04, 2008

    when i turn on my creative zen v plus MP3 player it brings me to a recovery mode its stunk on this mode how do i fix it


  • Anonymous Jul 04, 2008

    when i connect the device with ma computer it only discover the recovery problem nd remain showing recovery problem

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The step-by-step process for doing the recovery mode is at Creative's website:
http://193.95.171.83/SRVS/CGI-BIN/WEBCGI.EXE/,/?St=107,E=0000000000366987556,K=3577,Sxi=5,Kb=ww_english_add,VARSET=ws:http://us.creative.com/,Case=obj(26219)

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