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Old 12-19-2012, 01:50 AM
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Angry ZEN Vision:M Hardware Problem

I have killed Three Working Vision:M 30GB players with a Samsung 120GB crapple hard drive, the drive works fine outside of the ZEN, and I didnt realize that it was a crapple drive untill the second ZEN went into Hardware Problem like the first one, after firmware upgrade failure, and I pealed off a sticker that was covering the crapple logo and lost it, something crapple in my house!!. Tonight I was trying to install what I thought was the ToshibaMK1234GAL 120GB, not paying attention I hooked up the stupid crapple drive (I thought I through that away) and saw the firmware upgrade working and was ready to have my 100GB Vision:M ready to load then firmware upgrade failure and now Hardware Problem.

All three ZEN's worked great before the firmware upgrade failure, and now all three are stuck at Hardware Problem, I know its not a hard drive error, because I put the working 30GB back in and it still wont go past Hardware Problem, I have owned nothing but Creative ZEN's and one of the many I have now is my beloved 7 year old Vision W 30GB that I upgraded to 120GB, I don't know how a hard drive could cause this problem unless it an attempt by crapple to kill their only competition if used in a ZEN.

Anyone know what I can do to get these players out of Hardware Problem, they will not go into recovery mode they only boot to Hardware Problem, I have tried reset, changing working hard drives from other Vision:M's, trying letting the battery die completely, recharging them, nothing just Hardware Problem

Thanks Mac
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