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Old 04-12-2010, 09:12 AM
warpgeek warpgeek is offline
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Default Spinn Not Responding - Is there a Hard Reset?

I bought an iriver Spinn 8GB model two months ago while I was visiting California. It originally came with firmware 1.2, but I upgraded it to 2.32 a couple of weeks ago.
I liked the device and it worked very well, until Saturday night. I was configuring my cellphone to talk to my computer via Bluetooth, with my Spinn playing the radio nearby. I thought that I would try to see the Spinn on the Computer's Bluetooth Manager. I knew that the Bluetooth was only for headphones, but I wanted to see how my computer saw the device, and to see if firmware 2.3x offered any expansion of capability.
Sure enough, when I turned on the bluetooth in the Spinn, I saw it on the computer correctly. I could not, however, transfer files or read the device via bluetooth, as I expected. So, I turned off the Spinn and closed my computer session.
The next day, I went for a walk. As usual, I grabbed my Spinn to accompany me. However, when I turned it on, I was unable to input any commands via the spin wheel or screen. The only buttons that work are the on/off, lock and reset.
When I plug it in via USB and turn it on, the Spinn will ask if I want to connect Power and Play or Power and Data. I cannot input a response. I starts up, but is frozen on the main screen and I cannot input anything.
I have tried resetting it several times, and letting the battery run down.
Nothing works. My computer can still see the device, so I know it is transmitting on Bluetooth, but I cannot control it via the computer. I have tried removing and unpairing it, but to no avail. It seems to be stuck in some sort of loop that I cannot break.
What can I do for a hard reset? Should I physically remove the battery?
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