How To Fix Zune Error Code c00d124d?

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Zune Error Code c00d124d

If you are on a Zune device and are currently facing the following Zune Error Code c00d124d message, while trying to move music files from a PC. Then, there is a high chance you are seeing this error as a result of a communication issue between your PC and Zune device. 

Zune Error Code c00d124d

If your PC is having trouble communicating with your Zune device as have been mentioned by the user @A.User above. Then, such an error is sure to show up.

Now usually, this can happen due to a number of reasons such as outdated versions of firmware, compatibility issues between different hardwares, a corrupt storage device and an unsupported USB port just to name a few. 

Hence, it is important to keep in mind that troubleshooting the following does not involve only software related troubleshooting solutions, but hardware related solutions and changes as well. 

And depending upon how sound you are on either or both the fronts. You can refer to and take the help of the various solutions and fixes as mentioned here below.


Fixes For Zune Error Code c00d124d


Fix 1: Unsync and Sync Profiles

Many users facing the issue had found that un-syncing and synching back their players did the trick for them. All you need to do here is go to your Zune player’s Settings option. And under Settings, head to Device and click on the Sync Options. There you will get the option of Forget this Player. Click on it and unplug your device from your PC and Power Cycle your device. 

Zune Error c00d124d

As you can see from the recommendation by user @A.User in the screenshot above, and later a reply from user @billSteffen mentioned below. The solution does seem to work if the error has showed up as a result of a small problem with syncing properly.

Zune Error c00d124d

Fix 2: Replace Outdated or Damaged Hardware

Another way which has proved to be effective in case of many users facing the issue would be to replace any outdated or incompatible hardware devices which may be causing the following error to occur. 

Now these hardware can comprise of mostly your storage devices such as the SSD or HDD drives. Or, can even be your Zune device’s battery which may have gone obsolete and as a result is causing such trouble. 

Zune Error c00d124d

Now, although many would feel and argue that replacing such components requires some expertise and experience in the field. It is in fact not the case. 

All you need to have is a good mini screwdriver and a spudger and you too can try replacing the components on your own. 

Zune Error c00d124d

To learn more about each component as well as how to go on replacing them. You can refer to the following website for guides on how to do so. They have detailed guides on replacing components for every Zune model out there as well as components which may be installed in them. Hence, if you follow the guides properly, you should be able to replace any components causing the error on your own and in no time. 

However, if you are not sure and are not confident enough. You may not take that risk and try to take the help of an expert to change the components and fix the error.


Fix 3: Switch Ports

Sometimes, the solution to such an error may be as simple as switching to a different USB port, as has been mentioned by the user @Bahmtek in the screenshot below. 

Zune Error c00d124d

Simply try switching between the different USB ports and you might be able to solve the problem in your case as well.


Fix 4: Replace HDD or Bus Wires

Just like what we had seen and discussed earlier. If the issue is related to a hardware problem. Then, the best way to solve it would be to replace such component(s).

Zune Error c00d124d

And although, this might happen very rarely. Still there is a chance that certain bus wires (zif cables) might turn loose or get damaged, causing the particular error to show up. 

In such cases, it would be a good idea to either open up the device and plug such wires back properly or replace them with new ones as shown in the following video guide here

Zune Error c00d124d

And since, we have user @pandabubba97 who is said to have worked with 100s of these every month. I believe it would be safe for us to assume that the problem might just indeed be a knocked out loose connection or a battery problem fixing which should help you get rid of the following error as well.


Fix 5: Clear up your Windows Registry

There may be times when the problem causing the error might be with your Windows PC, instead of your Zune device. 

This happens when there is a corrupt entry with your Windows registries, and that is what might be causing such an error to occur. 

Zune Error c00d124d

Here, all you will need to do is simply clear or repair any such corrupted entries on your Windows Registry and it should solve the issue. 

Now, there are a number of ways as well as tools out there with the help of which you can repair such corrupted Registry entries on your respective systems. Hence, it is recommended to search up for the various steps online and try out the ones which seem best.


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