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Zen v plus

It requires firmware reloading, but the recovery tool always says failed

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  • cathy 714 Sep 20, 2008

    no working and i tried turning it on and then turned it back off and then the next day i wanted to listen to music and it wouldnt turn on and it need firmware realoading wut is that?!?!?!

  • Anonymous Sep 24, 2008

    i am so mad my zen is charging fine but it keeps telling me memory recovery mode what do i do

  • Anonymous Dec 10, 2008

    ZEN V plus reload firmware

  • miller1323 Dec 10, 2008

    Same thing after charging the Zen last night,I noticed it was in recovery mode..I tried to reboot with no luck..Anyone have any suggestions??

  • christi32 Dec 11, 2008

    it is stuck on recovery mode. It won't let me do anything

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