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Today morning, every Microsoft Zune player froze

drtimofey [PersonRank 10]

Wednesday, December 31, 2008
14 years ago2,969 views

Like usual, I picked up my Zune player to listen to my music and found my Zune player frozen.
To my surprise, none of the resetting techniques worked!
So I went on line, and surely enough, everyone's Zune player froze and is not reacting to any kinds of resets.
Also, remember that Zune players have the battery built in, so you cannot just reinsert it.
It almost feels like Y2K.... spooky!!?

Check this out!

http://www.cliczune.com/2006/12/zune_tricks_reb.html?cid=143784380#comment-143784380

James Xuan [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

lolll...

Typical Microsoft :)

drtimofey [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Get this, Every Zune player broke today with no way to repair!! No way to repair!

I can't wait to see what happens to it..... I'm actually starting to wonder if that's going to hit the front pages of New York Times, tomorrow.

George R [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Apparently there is a routine that keeps looping while it is the 366th day of the year.

http://www.zuneboards.com/forums/zune-news/38143-cause-zune-30-leapyear-problem-isolated.html

I have not checked to see if that is the authentic code.
The zuneboards comment might be a joke.

Microsoft has a "fix".
http://www.zune.net/en-us/support/zune30.htm
http://www.pcworld.com/article/156248/microsofts_official_fix_for_failing_zunes.html

Warning:
In the future do not connect your Zune 30 to your computer if it may be the 366th day of the year in any time zone.

Mrrix32 [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

How on earth did M$FT f*** up this badly?

A Microsoft product that actualy stops you from using it rather than you deciding to stop using it.... although that comment is a bit hypocritical as I'm currently using Windows 7 beta :)

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Instructions how to fix the situation at
http://www.zune.net/en-us/support/zune30.htm
too.

drtimofey [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Thanks for the updates, guys. It is funny to see something like this ever happen :)

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