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Old 07-20-2009, 08:50 PM
Tommy Hans Tommy Hans is offline
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Default Zen 32 Frozen, Recovery Tool jams, how do I format?

My creative 32gb zen has been solid for just over a year (no warranty now!). It used to freeze occasionally but I would simply use the reset button, it would re-build whilst plugged into my PC and I would be happy once more.

However yesterday it froze once more. I reset it and it rebuilt as ever, however once it rebuilds it remains frozen. Or sometimes you can go into menus but it won't play.

Any ideas? Is it a goner?

I have everything backed up but don't know how to format my zen completely.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 07-21-2009, 03:29 AM
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Charge the player first. To start the player to the recovery mode(press down & hold pause /play button while powering the player on. Continue to hold pause /play button after releasing power switch) Should come on at the recovery screen. Choose Format >Cleanup>reboot.
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