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Nothing happens when it turns on

My Sansa, whenever I try to turn it on the blue ring lights up but thats it. The display goes to a strange black and white block picture sort of thing. It has no trace of even the welcome. The only way to turn it off it to hold the power button and rotate the ring clockwise of counterclockwise(I forget which).

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  • Anonymous May 06, 2009

    Mine is doing the same thing with a completely blank screen, and I can't even get it to turn off, the light has been on for two days now (I have it charging in the computer).

    The few times I tried turning it on before it started doing this, the screen said something about "key locked, shutting down.." now it doesn't even say that/shut down.

    Wish I could help, but if I find something that works for mine, I'll let you know. Hopefully someone else will have some ideas.

  • Anonymous May 08, 2009

    The display screen just blank!

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What I did for mine was just reset it. Hold down the big round center button and the start button at the same time for at least 20 seconds. It will turn off, then try turning it back on and see what it does. Mine is working fine again (the "key locked" message just meant that I had the hold button on! woops.)

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