E3 Error Code Fix
Why do Error Codes Happen? Error events are usually caused by compiling or programming a badly coded script, using a script that is designed for a newer firmware version (example trying to compile a 16bit script with a 32bit compiler), or you are using an input device (mouse, keyboard, controller etc.) that is not compatible with Zen - Don't panic, it does not necessarily mean your Zen is faulty.
An E3 error code like E3001 or E3002 is a full system crash that is usually correct by simply removing all power from the Zen, waiting a few seconds then trying again. If the codes remain:
- Perform a
- Downgrade to firmware
- Upgrade to firmware
If the E3 error keeps coming back, that is usually when a firmware update has corrupted or connecting an input device that is not compatible. It can also happen if you are using a corrupted script.
If you have an input device like a mouse or keyboard that causes an E3XXX error each time you connect to the Zen, it's most likely that the device is not yet supported, or perhaps a driver bug in the firmware. It can also happen when using a corrupt script or GamePack.
If this happens to you, we ask that you post a bug report to the community and alert a staff member so that we can investigate further.
If it still shows an E3 error without connecting any input devices or using any scripts or GamePacks, don't waste your time doing anything else as unfortunately the Zen has developed a fault and should be returned for a repair or replacement.