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Samsung YP-Z5. Unable to navigate or scroll through menus will only play music from the 1st file. Any ideas appreciated even if it's a case of sending it back to possibly be repaired? Thanks for you time

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  • Tiggsman Aug 11, 2008

    Thanks, I tried both of your suggestions, unfortunately niether worked.

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Hi,

Try reseting your player by removing the battery from the back for 10min and then install it back again.

Posted on Aug 10, 2008

  • Priya darshan Aug 10, 2008

    If this doesn't fix the issue then just press and hold the reset button at the bottom, with a paperclip for 20 seconds.The reset button is nothing but a very small hole.

    Goodluck.


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