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Hard disk problem?

Hiya.
I have a creative zen vision M 60gb that has stopped working. When I turn it on it boots up fine but switches to recovery mode where, in red box it writes, Creative Zen Vision:M (DVP-HD0004)
under that is writes, v1.20.02_0.0.25
Under that it gives me the followling options:
clean up
format all
reload firmware
reboot

Since this problem, I've tried each of the 4 options above but nothig seems to work and the mp3's response is HARDDISK PROBLEM! I've also downloaded your mp3 recovery tool and up graded my creative source media 5 system to your latest verson and still nothing works. What should I do? I live in Dublin, Ireland, is there somewhere I can bring the mp3 to be repaired? Please help...Mark

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  • sheing Apr 13, 2009

    hello mark..i had the same problem..i try anything but nothing happen..hope someone will help us here..

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Hi mark,I have same problem..recovery mode nothing works .. i live in australia and not sure yet who fixes it telss you about firmware download..have not tried yet..this is only something new.will try more things and post again Good luck Helen

Posted on Aug 04, 2008

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You tried these yet?
Reset, Format or Clean Up a Zen Vision:M

If your player stops responding, you can reset it. To reset the player, push the end of a pin-like object (for example, a pin or straightened paperclip) into the Reset hole. This should not cause you to lose any data or audio tracks, unless you were in the middle of transferring an audio track.

To reset Zen Vision:M to factory default settings:

  1. Press on the Menu/Back button on your player, and select System, and then Reset.To Format or Clean Up Zen Vision:M Detach the Zen Vision:M player from your PC , and ensure that the unit is off.If the battery is too low, charge the battery fully before continuing
  2. Slide the Power switch towards the Power icon and hold the switch in the Power On position.
  3. Push the end of a pin-like object (for example, a straightened paper clip) into the reset hole, press gently and remove.
  4. Release the Power switch when the Creative logo appears. The Recovery Mode appears: * Clean Up (Performs a disk scan on the player's hard disk, it will not affect music files)* Format All (Formats the players hard disk - Note: all contents will be lost)* Reload Firmware (Reloads the Operating System on the Zen. Select this option ONLY if there is a firmware available to reload.)* Reboot (Reboots the device)
  5. Select Clean Up or Format from the Recovery Mode, and then select Reboot
Good Luck^^

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Try downloading the MP3 Player Recovery Tool off of the Creative's web site.

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Creative zen m vision won't start up,


You tried these yet? 
Reset, Format or Clean Up a Zen Vision:M

If your player stops responding, you can reset it. To reset the player, push the end of a pin-like object (for example, a pin or straightened paperclip) into the Reset hole. This should not cause you to lose any data or audio tracks, unless you were in the middle of transferring an audio track.

To reset Zen Vision:M to factory default settings:

Press on the Menu/Back button on your player, and select System, and then Reset.

To Format or Clean Up Zen Vision:M

1. Detach the Zen Vision:M player from your PC , and ensure that the unit is off.

If the battery is too low, charge the battery fully before continuing
2. Slide the Power switch towards the Power icon and hold the switch in the Power On position.
3. Push the end of a pin-like object (for example, a straightened paper clip) into the reset hole, press gently and remove.

4. Release the Power switch when the Creative logo appears. The Recovery Mode appears:
* Clean Up (Performs a disk scan on the player's hard disk, it will not affect music files)
* Format All (Formats the players hard disk - Note: all contents will be lost)
* Reload Firmware (Reloads the Operating System on the Zen. Select this option ONLY if there is a firmware available to reload.)
* Reboot (Reboots the device).
5. Select Clean Up or Format from the Recovery Mode, and then select Reboot.

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Greetings,

Lotsa people are having the same problem with the firmware updates. Go check for your warranty, the product was working fine before applying THEIR firmware update.

Keep us posted and thank you for using our service.
FixYa for all your troubleshooting needs.

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This means both systems contain a bug, or cookie. If the firmware you accessed isn't applying itself to the device, this means the system itself has been corrupted. Double check with your system configuration properties on each device, and tell me whats going on from there.

Don't panic!

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· 1. remove all creative software from your pc (do this from start menu/settings/control panel/add or remove programs)
2. Uninstall Windows Media Player 11 and Windows Media Player 11 runtime. This will rollback the pc to an earlier version of WMP.
3. Download the latest version of the zen driver from this location:
http://us.creative.com/support/downl...ame=Windows+XP
4. Make sure the zen is not connected to the pc and install run the exe file to install the software on your pc. at some point, the install will tell you that the unit is not connected. Connect the unit to proceed. it will also notify you that you are replacing an existing software, or something to that effect. I accepted or said OK to this popup. Once the firmware is installed, my started to work fine. You can now reinstall WMP from microsoft website. Hope this works for you.


All else failes download the recovery tool from creatives website.

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You might just have to completely reformat and reset the OS/Firmware your player. Note: THIS WILL REMOVE ALL SONGS/VIDEOS/PICTURES FROM THE DEVICE! To reformat: 1. Hold the power switch in the ON position 2. Insert a paper clip into the RESET hole. 3. Continue holding the power switch ON until the Creative logo appears. 4. Select Format All from the Recovery Mode menu. 5. Select Reboot To reset the OS/Firmware: 1. Go to http://us.creative.com/support/downloads/ 2. Under Select Your Product select MP3 Players > ZEN > Zen Vision: M (either 30GB or 60GB model depending on what you have) 3. Select your operating system and Firmware from the File Type drop down box 4. Download the file from the next page to your Desktop 5. Agree to the stupid EULA and download the file 6. Connect the player to the computer 7. Once the player is recognized, run the .exe file 7. Follow the on-screen instructions If you are still having problems, or any of the above does not work as planned, let me know.

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