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No License to Play/ sync license from pc

I have owned my Zen y Plus since late Aug. at which time I downloaded music from Yahoo music jukebox. Everything has worked fine for the last 6 weeks or so. After recharging my zen yesterday now I get the error No license to Play/ sync license from pc. I have recharged before with no problems. Only difference this time was I had cancelled my 2 week free trial from Yahoo Music and I also just installed Zone Alarm on my PC. Troubleshooting recomended from Yahoo music was to remove 'Hotfix for Windows Media Format 11 SDK(KB929399) reboot comp. and reinstall. I did this with no luck resolving the problem. I then went to Yahoo music and tried to reacquire the license on all the music,then getting a message saying that the pc limit reached cannot be activated for downloading. Yahoo has no customer service # or e-mail,so I feel my only option at this point may be to delete all the music and start over with another provider. If you have any suggestions they would be very helpfull. Thanks Diane

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You have too many machines logged into your Yahoo Music. Only 3 computers can have access. There is a process to turn it off in your options.

Posted on Jan 10, 2008

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Have you tried updating the firmware of your Zen V Plus? I've had mine for almost an year and haven't had these issues -- I updated the firmware as soon as I unpacked it.

try downloading the
MP3 player recovery tool from Creative's website (the tool contains the latest firmware update available -- 1.15.03). Plug your ZV+ into your PC, run the program and let it update the firmware. Then format, reload your music and try it.

Posted on Dec 13, 2007

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When it the zen is turned on it says firmware


Had the same problem and nearly went nuts trying to fix it. Here's what I did:

1. Uninstall all creative driver & creative software.
2. Uninstalled Windows Media Player 11 (Rolled back to WMP 10) and restarted PC.
3. Uninstalled Windows Media Player 11 Runtime and restarted PC.
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7. Run the Firmware (Make sure Nomad Jukebox is connected) and at this point the Computer should recognize the Nomad Jukebox and begin the upgrade.

After your upgrade is complete, You can go ahead and re-download Windows Media Player 11 and it will recognize the Nomad Jukebox.Not sure what version of windows you have, but I have two computers, one with windows xp and the other has windows 7 and Im able to transfer music perfectly fine with Windows Media Player and RealPlayer on both computers. I hope this works for you. Good Luck!

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If it didn't work out follow these steps:

1. Uninstall Creative Media Source and all related software.
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