My zen froze a few days ago so I immediately reset it. When I connected it to my computer, it charged but my computer did not recognize it as the zen. This is a problem because I can't get anymore songs! Please help.
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Re: pc not recognizing zen
This is a common problem and the problem is windows media player.
Update your version of windows media player and it should work fine again.
Since version 10 or 11 of windows media player microsoft has fixed the problem.
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Hold the reset button with a paper clip AND the play button at the same time while flipping the power switch. The ZEN should go into recovery mode. You probably want to do format all but you can try the different options. You also may need to download/update the firmware here.
I Recently bought a Zen, and it works great. The only problem I found was that it freezes itself from time to time, and the best solution to this problem is on the bottom of your Zen, there is a very small Reset hole. With a needle or a toothpick, gently stick it in, and push lightly. This will allow the Zen to unfreeze, and return back into it's regular mode. All your files will be saved, and kept on to the Zen, so you don't need to worry about losing any of your files.