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Zen V I just got a Zen v it was almost fully charged and turned on the i plugged it into my computer and took it out and it didnt turn on

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  • scifilon Dec 21, 2007

    will not turn on

  • rosaie Feb 07, 2008

    reload firmware

  • trixrabbit24 Feb 14, 2008

    When I turn on my Zen V, the screen wont show, but the buttons light up.

  • Anonymous May 05, 2008

    it simpley will not turn on and my computer will not reconize it

  • dghfjtekwkii Jun 01, 2008

    my zen v froze this morning and it does trun off or on

  • xGiGix Jun 02, 2008

    was charging and when i went to turn it on it wouldnt so i re-hooked it to my computer and it still wont turn on

  • racquel330 Jun 03, 2008

    my zen player is not coming on from I plugged it into the computer


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I'm one of the guest from earlier that had the same problem where it froze every time that it turned on. i don't know exactly what happened but after being connected to the computer (even though the computer didn't recognize it) for most of the day, it just kinda went back to normal and it's working again. =)

Posted on Jul 04, 2008


I have the exact same problem as you except mine builds the library and the screen turns on but automatically freezes each time it does turn on. it doesn't turn off except by reset button and still doesn't turn back on. and i tried plugging it into my computer and pressing the reset button, but it still hasn't done anything. =' (

Posted on Jul 03, 2008


Got the same problem.very simple solution.connect the player to your pc via usb,then insert a needle into the reset button. try it

Posted on Jul 02, 2008


My Zen V froze up last night- as it does all of the time. So I restarted it but when it was rebuilding the library, it stops right under the b and then pulls up the main screen. I lost EVERYTHING off of the mp3 player, including playlists, pictures and hundreds of songs. There are about 100 songs left on it and the backround I left up.
So thinking that it just crashed and I need to upload all my stuff again, I tried to plug it into my computor... it wont show up on my computor, but it says its docked on the screen.
Is it done for? This is so severely depressing. I've just had it a year. How PETHETIC!
Any help would be greatly appreciated. I hope its not done for.

Posted on May 19, 2008


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You might have pulled it out when it was transferring information. You probably need to upgrade its firmware. Go to Creative's website and check.

Posted on Sep 15, 2007

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