Question about Philips GoGear SA178 MP3 Player

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Please help me!!! I would really appreaciate it pleasee!!!

I have a gogear mp3 player 2gb. When I turn the mp3 player on the display screen lights up Phillips and then gets stuck. It won't turn off. I have to reset it but it does this again no matter if I recharge it on the wall or on the computer

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  • Anonymous Aug 02, 2008

    Looks like I'm not the only one who bought a piece of junk. My GoGear player powers up but then just hangs with GoGear displayed in the screen. A reset does not help.

  • agymani Oct 01, 2008

    when i start the my GoGear mp3 player, it gets stuck at the Gogear screen. i tried pressing all the buttons, resetting it, but nothing helped.....

  • mechanix Oct 07, 2008

    I have the exact problem. but my pc doesnt recognize it so i cant format it. and at this point no firmware update is possible. anybody has a solution please?

  • cannabis226 Oct 25, 2008

    Not the only one with this problem...when I turn my philips gogear 1gb it just hang on displaying >> "philips"

    cannot charge, cannot connect to PC, cannot do anything..

    should I just smash it with hammer or what???


  • Anonymous Nov 23, 2008

    i have the the go gera 1 gb it starts up and go's to the go gear screen where it will stay. i have reset it five times now and it wont work. can some one help me

  • Anonymous Jan 22, 2009

    So does anybody know how to fix this problem?

  • Anonymous Jan 25, 2009

    the screen gets stuck the min i try to open my music files on the player..and after a day it gets switched off..is there a solution..??

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Reset the mp3 then leve it alone for about 3 minutes then trie again to turn it on or probably it takes a long time to load caause thats what mine used to do

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Conect it to your PC and format as simple flash :) them copy songs to your player , and here you go :) Just few minutes ago solved the same problem with mine Go-gear player :)

Posted on Oct 06, 2008

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