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Make sure the player is switched off.

Open Philips Device Manager.

Press and hold [VOL+] whilst connecting it to the PC.

PC will report and error with your device.

Follow on screen prompts.

This will format the player and restore the firmware.

Firmware update problems are usually caused by a low battery. If you battery is low leave the player for 5 minutes before disconnecting from the PC.

Posted on Aug 15, 2008

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