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Wont charge my go gear wont charge and i cant even turn it on. my computer does not recognize if its even plugged in. how do i fix this or did i waste my money.

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  • jmcgin71 Jul 16, 2008

    I have the same problem.

  • shivaram Jul 18, 2008

    mine is philips GoGear 2 gb player and it is not getting charged

  • pappubats Aug 17, 2008

    On connection GoGear audio player to PC access is denied.tried to reinstall driver

  • lovetochintu Aug 21, 2008

    I am not able to charge my Go gear Mp3 even it is not detacted by my PC.

  • dannystallin Nov 19, 2008

    wont do anything

  • wa7tuekarl Dec 28, 2008

    if i do the needle reset, i can get the player to turn on, but all i get is the welcome screen before it turns off. The device/firmware manager cannot see the device when i connect to the computer. i have tried the volume control+ while connecting to the computer with no success. there are still signs of life, but it is looking pretty grim. mine is the sa3245 type.

  • gfisher03 Dec 28, 2008

    My Philips Gogear won't charge,and when I try to turn it on all I get is the Philips logo,then a lock symbol,then it turns off after a few seconds.My product is only the simple audio player SA1915.

  • mvp_minimal Jan 08, 2009

    I tried all the methods I found on other sites and here. Still doesn't turn on, all I see is the philips logo and it remains like that untill i insert a needle to reset it. My model is SA3245/02 4GB

  • greygrif Feb 19, 2009

    one evening it froze and turned off. i tried turning it on but it wont. i pluged it in to charge for 3 days and it wont turn on or anything! please help

  • spud4x4 Feb 27, 2009

    the welcome screen will come on when ive got it plugged in to charge and it wont do anything else

  • JOBHUNTNHARD Mar 02, 2009

    MY MP3 PLAYER WILL NOT COME ON .IT SAYS IT HAVE A FULL BATTERY CHARGE BUT WHEN I HIT THE POWER KEY FILE SYSTEM ERROR POPS UP AND IT CUTS RIGHT BACK OFF. WHAT DO I DO?

  • kolby_0164 Apr 11, 2009

    My mp3 playern wont turn on or charge and the computer cant recognize it how do i fix it

  • fantazkid May 18, 2009

    my mp3 player has been freezing up and rebooting for a while but if i were to press the reset button it would be ok and go on buisness as usual, so i paid no attention to it. One day it shut off but when i pressed reset it didnt come on. when i plugged it up, it didnt register. So i figured i simply caught a virus. A few weeks later i plugged it into the usb and it registered but imediately shut off and this repeated over and over again. what can i do for my mp3 player. i feel my problem is simular but not the same. what can i do? do i simply have to go out and buy a new one or can it be fixed?

  • Manchester13 May 23, 2009

    my player wont turn on and when i use divice manager it says its fixed . When i remove it the screen is white? it also does not show up in my computer when i first plug it in. what can i do ?

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Make sure the hold/lock is not engaged

then: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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Ive had my player do this 3 times i tried all kinds of stuff the first 2 times that at the end I had no idea what made it work. I finally figured it out on the third time.... Get a small needle and hit reset it will turn on the player. then just plug it back into your computer and it will start charging =)

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Had the same issue. The batteries were dead, and the usb cable that i plugged in to the computer was junk, changed the cable and windows recognized it right away.

Posted on Sep 07, 2008

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Have you tried to reset? The reset button is right by the lock switch. It's small so use a pin or something small like that.

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