I use my classic (non+) clip for audiobooks when walking, and the most important button is rewind. Outdoor noises mask some words, and you have to back up to get it right. Recently that button (half the time) advances to the end of the chapter, then starts backing from there.
Is that a death rattle for the device, or is there some workaround? Advancing is disasterous and I am liable to be hit by a car while I fuss and try to find my place again. Should I dose the thing with wd-40, or maybe do the rewind some other way? Pausing it first seems to trigger the advance also.
One solution is to migrate to a clip+, which I did. But there I ran into that stupid unrecognized-device nonsense with windows 8. A workaround is buried beyond the first page of this forum area, and even suffered a lot of pushback… why isn’t it highlighted as a sticky topic? Anyway I stuck in a 32gb card and now I hate to risk taking it outside… I wish I could get my classic clip working, at least for walking during rainy days.