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My Creative Zen V Plus is a crashing POS. I think even Microsoft beats Creative in that category with it's players.
I've owned three different Creative Mp3 players, including the Zen Vision M, one of those mini "stones" or whatever theyre called, and an old-school player the size of a brick - and every single one of them was a total piece of garbage. Once you fill them up with music, they start crashing and locking up. I just can't recommend them to anyone - Creative is simply horrible.
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So far I've had a Zen V Plus 2GB and a Zune 8GB. I rank the Zen V ahead of the Zune in terms of sound quality, which is funny because it's about half the price of the Zune. The Zune however completely trumps it in display quality, navigation and build quality. After only a year of use, the Zen is completely beat right up, the battery doesn't charge correctly and it occasionally shuts off randomly.

I won the Zune in a contest, so I'm very happy with it. I wouldn't have paid the MSRP of $180 CDN for it though. It's worth about $130 to me. 8GB isn't really all that much space any more anyways.
    
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post #43 of 90
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and the only reason apple is so rich off the ipod is because the average person doesn't really think "mp3 player", they think "ipod".

and you do have to give apple props on their really easy, almost impossible to mess up interface with itunes.

my grandma figured it out the second time she booted up a computer, EVER!
lol
Exactly. I got my E260 in the mail and opened it while my mom was in the room. "Oh did you get a new ipod?"
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post #44 of 90
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My Creative Zen V Plus is a crashing POS. I think even Microsoft beats Creative in that category with it's players.
My Zune never crashed for me, and in the few months I've had a Zen Vision M it's been fine too. I must just be lucky.
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I've had two and used a third zen. All of them have had strange bugs. The Zen Touch was by far the worst. It would lock up at random about once a month. It also had other strange bugs not worth explaining. The Zen locked once or twice, mostly when syncing. The Zen Vision M was the best, with only maybe a single lock up and a few strange occurrences in about two years of regular use. That being said, I don't care much for any of the Zens' firmware/ interface.
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The worst thing is when a damn iPod crashes and locks up. You just can't turn the damn thing off, at all. You have to wait for the battery to die, which is a right pain.
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The worst thing is when a damn iPod crashes and locks up. You just can't turn the damn thing off, at all. You have to wait for the battery to die, which is a right pain.
a hard reset doesnt even work?
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a hard reset doesnt even work?
Hard reset? Only hard reset I tried was throwing it at a wall, sadly that didn't even work. I never realised they had a reset button, I never payed that much attention to it.
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post #49 of 90
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Hard reset? Only hard reset I tried was throwing it at a wall, sadly that didn't even work. I never realised they had a reset button, I never payed that much attention to it.
Probably has a small button that requires a toothpick sized slot for it.....I use a panel remover tool to reset mine (I used to have a Rio Nitrus that SUUUUUUUCKS for freezing.)
Not sure if the Zen has one.....but then again I just bought it.
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Hard reset? Only hard reset I tried was throwing it at a wall, sadly that didn't even work. I never realised they had a reset button, I never payed that much attention to it.
I get that all the time. You have to hold the centre button and the Menu button. It'll reset itself and then you can turn it off... once it turns back on.
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