It’s 2009 guys and Microsoft faces another sets of “clamor” as MS Zune’s were reported to stop working due to the leap year glitch. The affected units where models purchased last 2006 specifically the 30 Gig models. According from Microsoft, Zune’s problem where caused by the internal time driver of the device that can not handle leap year making the unit not to work properly when it steps the end of the year of 2008. They have already announced that this will be fixed as early as today (01/01/2009 7 a.m. PDT).
Now if you have your 30 Gig Zune unit and its freezes like a cold ice, here’s some steps that you can do to deal with it – a fix made available by Zune after the incident:
- Disconnect your Zune from USB and AC power sources.
- Because the player is frozen, its battery will drain