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Creative Zen V Plus doesn't power on after recharging

After recharging the battery for a few hours, I went to power the Zen on but there was no response. After pressing the reset button a green line appeared on the screen and it remains there. I haven't done anything else with it. Have only had it for a week. This is my second Zen, the first died in a similar way. Help!!!

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Just kept pressing the reset button and it worked, really annoying though.

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What does it mean if my zen is flashing a red light when i try to power it on, but the computer will not recognize it an it will not come on


It probably means that your zen doesn't have enough power. You need to recharge it. Try recharging it for few minutes or so and see it it changes anything.

hope this helps.

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My zen wont turn on or charge up and I don't know how to reset it, is there a button??Its a creative zen v plus 1GB


Hello,

Support site for the Zen V Plus, see:
http://support.creative.com/Products/ProductDetails.aspx?catID=213&CatName=MP3+Players&subCatID=214&subCatName=ZEN&prodID=15306&prodName=ZEN+V+Plus&bTopTwenty=1&VARSET=prodfaq:PRODFAQ_15306,VARSET=CategoryID:213

In the knowledge base solutions Creative gives next answer, when the player does not power on or charge:

>>>>>
To resolve this problem, establish that the player is charging correctly as follows:
  1. Connect the player to a USB port on the back of a desktop PC, to a powered hub, or to a power adapter ( You can purchase the power adapter here as a separate accessory).

  2. Press the reset button and observe the player.

  3. Check the display for the charging icon battery_ac_charge_1.jpg.
    • As the display times out after a few seconds, press any button on the player to reactivate the display.

    • If the battery is fully depleted, the charging icon may not be displayed. Cup the player in your hands to check that the blue power LED behind the Play/Pause and Options buttons is glowing on and off repeatedly. This indicates that the player is successfully charging. After 1 hour of charging, power on the unit to activate the display. The charging icon should be displayed.

  4. Allow the player to charge for at least 6 hours. During this time, if charging from a USB port, please ensure your PC does not enter a power conservation mode (Standby, Sleep, or Hibernate) as this will interrupt charging.
Creative recommends updating your ZEN V or ZEN V Plus firmware to take advantage of new features and functionality. To learn more, visit SID 29048 in our "Further Suggestions".
Note: If the player does not indicate a charge, or will not power on after at least 6 hours of charging, please contact Customer Support.

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Reset pin on the left side with the player facing up.

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Manual (Multilingual, 17,2 MB) for the Zen V Plus :
http://files2.europe.creative.com/manualdn/Manuals/TSD/9851/0xE85A7F46/Zen%20V%20Plus%20Quick%20Start%20Multilingual.pdf

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Creative Zen V Plus will not charge using an adapter


Install the software included with the Creative Zen V Plus. Many problems with the MP3 player can be resolved by installing or updating the software included with the device. Use the CD that came with the player to make the install, or log on the Creative Zen V Plus product page on the company website to download the latest firmware:
http://support.creative.com/Products/ProductDetails.aspx?catID=213&CatName=MP3+Players&subCatID=214&subCatName=ZEN&prodID=15306&prodName=ZEN+V+Plus

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this is because there may be a power failure in your player, plz take it to the manufacture for the replacement.. thank you,, plz rate me..

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Won't turn on


I had a similar problem with my Creative Zen V+ (8Mb) when the battery went. What worked for me might work for you:

- Plug it in and leave it on charge for a couple of days.
- Reset
- Power on.

The key thing seemed to be to get power in before trying to get it up and running.


I have used this tactic the other way around when it froze - leave it to power down for a couple of days, then recharge, then reset and power up.

So far, the Zen V+ has proved extremely resilient!

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Try resetting the device and charging it again. You may have to charge it for a few hours though.

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Have you tried going to the www.creative.com/support site? It's a very informative site for my ZEN V, even though I still can't figure out how the LCD display went black and has never recovered. I hope this helps.

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Clean first battery contacts recharge again and if is dead, I suggest to try a new charged battery

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"If your Zen V is dead, wont respond to anything, try this, plug it in to the computer, hold the power switch in the on position, THEN trigger the reset button, worked like a charm for mine, I had thought it a lost cause."

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