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My computer got unplugged when I was downloading music onto my memorex mp3 player and now all it does is say "boot error, shutting down.

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  • rahiem1 May 28, 2008

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That is the best way to kill an Mp3 player. Try removing and reisnerting the battery first. Memorex's tech documentation is weak for these devices, so you might want to call 877-474-8548.

-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Posted on May 28, 2008

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Boot error


Problem Solved: My MMP8567 screen read ''boot error shutting down''.
Everytime I plugged it in to the computer the computer would find it but then it would disappear almost immediately.
I downloaded the Updater program from Memorex but it couldn't find the player.
The directions from Memorex said ''Hold down the play button and plug in usb cable.'' 'Another set of Memorex directions said, ''Hold down the power button and plug in usb cable.'' Neither worked for me.
SOLUTION: I finally held down the LOCK/UNLOCK button and plugged in the usb cable. My computer found the player immediately and a software driver window popped up asking for a driver. I let windows search the internet and it found and installed the driver. The driver it was looking for was: ''player recover device class driver'' After windows confirmed it recognized my mp3 player I started up the Firmware update program and was able to update the player.
I tried to be clear and detailed. Good Luck ;-)

May 06, 2009 | Memorex MMP8567 MP3 Player

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Device is detected, but I can't add music, because it undetects


Problem Solved: My MMP8567 screen read ''boot error shutting down''.
Everytime I plugged it in to the computer the computer would find it but then it would disappear almost immediately.
I downloaded the Updater program from Memorex but it couldn't find the player.
The directions from Memorex said ''Hold down the play button and plug in usb cable.'' Another set of Memorex directions said, ''Hold down the power button and plug in usb cable.'' Neither worked for me.
SOLUTION: I finally held down the LOCK/UNLOCK button and plugged in the usb cable. My computer found the player immediately and a software driver window popped up asking for a driver. I let windows search the internet and it found and installed the driver. The driver it was looking for was: ''player recover device class driver'' After windows confirmed it recognized my mp3 player I started up the Firmware update program and was able to update the player.
I tried to be clear and detailed. Good Luck ;-)

Jan 31, 2009 | Memorex MMP8567 MP3 Player

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I have a mmp8567 and it is giving me Boot Error Shutting down


My MMP8567 screen read ''boot error shutting down''.

Update the firmware. Download directly from Memorex site, Support section.

Everytime I plugged it in to the computer the computer would find it but then it would disappear almost immediately.
I downloaded the Updater program from Memorex but it couldn't find the player.
The directions from Memorex said ''Hold down the play button and plug in usb cable.'' Another set of Memorex directions said, ''Hold down the power button and plug in usb cable.'' Neither worked for me.

SOLUTION: I finally held down the LOCK/UNLOCK button and plugged in the usb cable. My computer found the player immediately and a software driver window popped up asking for a driver. I let windows search the internet and it found and installed the driver. The driver it was looking for was: ''player recover device class driver''

After windows confirmed it recognized my mp3 player I started up the Firmware update program and was able to update the player.

I tried to be clear and detailed. Good Luck ;-)

Jan 06, 2009 | Memorex MMP8567 MP3 Player

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Memorex mmp8567 boot error shutting down


My MMP8567 screen read ''boot error shutting down''.

Update the firmware. Download directly from Memorex site, Support section.

Everytime I plugged it in to the computer the computer would find it but then it would disappear almost immediately.
I downloaded the Updater program from Memorex but it couldn't find the player.
The directions from Memorex said ''Hold down the play button and plug in usb cable.'' Another set of Memorex directions said, ''Hold down the power button and plug in usb cable.'' Neither worked for me.

SOLUTION: I finally held down the LOCK/UNLOCK button and plugged in the usb cable. My computer found the player immediately and a software driver window popped up asking for a driver. I let windows search the internet and it found and installed the driver. The driver it was looking for was: ''player recover device class driver''

After windows confirmed it recognized my mp3 player I started up the Firmware update program and was able to update the player.

I tried to be clear and detailed. Good Luck ;-)

Nov 30, 2008 | Memorex MMP8567 MP3 Player

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Boot error


Hello all:

I just resolved this same boot error problem with my Memorex MMP8567 mp3 player. After talking to technical support, they could not resolve it, so I decided to try it myself. Here is what I did step by step:

1. Downloaded and installed the firmware for the player from memorex web site.

2. In windows xp, click on Start>All Programs>Digital Audio Player>Memorex MMP8567 Firmware Download to start the firmware program.

3. Connect the USB cable for the player to the computer's USB port.

4. Remove battery from the mp3 player and connect it to USB cable. At the same time depress and hold BOTH the 'menu' button on the left of the player and the volume control button on the right of the player for a few seconds until you see "initializing" in your firmware software program. Then click on the "format" option within this same firmware program. (Note: this will erase all your files on the player, but will also get rid of whatever is causing the boot errors!)

5. When the firmware program is ready, click on start and wait until it is finished.

6. Your MMP8567 should now work just fine!

I hope this helps out someone. Good luck!!

Katai
Minnesota, USA


Sep 20, 2008 | Memorex MMP8567 MP3 Player

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Charging the battery by the computer


Reformat the player - the instructions are in your user's manual, which can also be obtained off the internet at: http://www.memorexelectronics.com/html/product_detail.php?PID=650#

If that fails, get the firmware upgrade from the above-mentioned website

Jun 04, 2008 | Memorex MMP8565 MP3 Player

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Boot Error, Shutting Down


Go download the firmware from the memorex site. Hole the power and left buttons as you plug it into your computer. It'll be detected as a recoveryclass device, the firmware program should be able to reflash the device and fix it. If not, hold the power and left the entire time that the firmware detector scans, then let it flash the device (including formatting the data area) and you should be good to go.

Mar 01, 2008 | Memorex MMP8565 MP3 Player

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It says boot error shutting down


Have you updated with the latest firmware? It's posted on the Memorex site:
http://www.memorexelectronics.com/html/downloads.php

Jan 12, 2008 | Memorex MMP8567 MP3 Player

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