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On connecting to my PC, it is not recognised at all even though other usb based devices are. The blue light comes on and then the display fades away and vanishes.

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Posted on Oct 03, 2010

  • pkzak_79 Oct 05, 2010

    Hi Thermo, thanks for the link..but it didnt help...

    i am still having the same issue
    > the player switches on with blue light and 'SanDisk' display when connected to PC/laptop
    > the screen shifts to display 'refresh database' for a few seconds and then turns blank (backlights on ; but no display)
    > the device is not reflected as external or additional device in explorer.

    is it time to get a new one?

    reg
    Zak

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