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Samsung YP - Z5F

HI, My Samsung YP-Z5F MP3 player has a problem that it wont get charged using the USB drive, gets disconnected as soon as it connects to the PC. It is not identified by the system as a hardware component where we can browse all the folders in the player. Please help me out in this regard, Thanks in advance.

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  • kitia Feb 19, 2008

    yp-z5f does not charge

  • Shaanti Mar 22, 2008

    I have exactly the same problem, My YP-Z5F does not connect to the computer either, therefore it will not charge nor browse files on the computer. Does someone know the source of this problem ?

    Thank you.

  • Anonymous Sep 03, 2008

    I have the same problem,it charges, but it will not connect to the computer, I also have to click on the browse files option on the player in order to find music. It doest help to push the reset button

  • Anonymous Feb 10, 2009

    tecange, ive done that and it does not work at all



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Samsung YP-Z5F

Will not always switch on and when it does switch on will not respond to control panel

Posted on Apr 07, 2008



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Ahh this problem is really simple, as i just fixed my Samsung YP-Z5F. The solution is really simple, just press the reset button. Its located at the bottom of the mp3 player. just use a pin or something to poke it and then turn it on again. wait a few seconds. and it should be working all good again =)

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  1. Download the firmware file from the Samsung Download Center by clicking here.
  2. Remember to save the file to your desktop or documents.
  3. Uncompress the downloaded file in a folder (use winrar or winzip). DATA file will be displayed.
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I've had various issues similar to those described, and can offer the following trouble-shooting and/or work-around tricks that I've had success with:

Sometimes, when I come to use it I find that it won't turn on at all, but it's most likely because it's been a while (several weeks) since the last time that I used it.  The battery does seem to lose its charge over this time.  All I do is to charge it up for several hours, (or even overnight).  It usually charges best by leaving the unit OFF when plugging in the USB cable to the PC, just like a cell phone does.

As for the problem with the PC recognizing it, sometimes it just takes a few minutes. I have winXP.
First, open MyComputer.  If the mp3 player doesn't show up as another drive after about 60 seconds, press the F5 key to 'refresh'.  Sometimes closing MyComputer, then re-opening it makes a difference, too.  You might also want to try a different USB connection, like using one in the back of the PC instead of the front (or vice-versa).

Sometimes, though, it doesn't hurt to just press the RESET button at the bottom side (6 o'clock position when holding it upright and facing you).  With it turned ON, I insert a paper clip that's been partially straightened out, holding it in for about 3 seconds.

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