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What is wrong?

Ok.. so, i turn it on, then it says "philips" then "gogear" , but when it gets to the "update" screen, it will load half way, then shut off, and i remember before reading a thread that says "hold the [+]vol button while holding power" but when i do that it refuses to turn on.. any tips?

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  • jkudzin Jun 08, 2008

    Now i've got some new problems, when i plug the GoGear into the computer, it says "hardware malfunction" though I already installed the hardware for it.. so I'm not sure what's going on.. because the player won't even charge.. no matter what computer i plug it into..

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It doesn;t matter if it turns on or not - it only matters if the computer recognizes that something has been plugged in, try one more time:
Try this: disconnect the player from the computer, turn it off, hold in the volume + button, and reconnect the player to the computer while holding the volume + button in. Keep holding the volume + button for an additional 5-50 seconds. Windows should eventually go into recovery mode and revive the player- it will pop up a window that says Found New Hardware Wizard.

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It shows there is some problem with the inbuilt device firmware.The only solution is to do a reset on your device.Please follow the instructions below to reset your Philips SA1MXX02W/97.

1.Insert a pen tip or other object into the reset hole located at the bottom of the GoGear Mix. Hold until the player shuts down.

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4.Keep holding the key until the Philips Device Manager acknowledges the GoGear Mix and enters the recovery mode.
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To update the firmware correctly:
Download the newest version of the Philips Device Manager:
www.usasupport.philips.com - change your country/language as needed
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