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Phillips go gear SA5125 mp3 player

Ok so a friend of mine gave me his mp3 player to try to fix it. Its a phillips gogear SA5125 thing. it wont turn on at all. i've tried resetting it but nothing happens. it isnt recognized by my computer at all. the only thing that happens is i push reset while it's plugged in to the computer, and the screen flashes and turns white. i've tried the volume + thing. nothing works.... help?

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  • feliz May 29, 2008

    i guess its important that i dont have the CD that came with it since it isnt mine...but if there is anything i can do about this crappy mp3, please let me know...



    phillips "go gear"? more like phillips "go****yourself gear"

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Make sure you are using the original USB cable that came supplied with the GoGear, and then try the volume + method again. If the volume + method doesn't work, then there is a problem with the USB port recognziing the device being plugged in - or, the player was physically damaged.

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WARNING: this process will erase all songs off the GoGear.
Disconnect the GoGear from computer.
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Hold in the volume + button.
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Grrr


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