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Subject: Re: Cannot see Directory after dragging mp3 files -- Archos JBS20
From: Lee Ramos (
Date: 2002-12-31


It was formatted FAT32. The question is how do I get back on track. I just
fdisked the drive and formatted it again in FAT32 mode. I'm still getting
the (empty) display. I copied several .mpg3 files....


"Chris Holt" <> wrote in message
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "LRamos" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Sunday, December 29, 2002 11:59 AM
> Subject: Cannot see Directory after dragging mp3 files -- Archos JBS20
> > Hi Folks,
> >
> > I recently purchased a Studio 20 for my daughter. I even called and
> > Archos with NO success. I'm hoping someone here can help me.
> No reply? Or suggestions that didn't work?
> > Just like the questioned asked earlier about sample mp3 come pre-install
> on
> > the jb20, I too received 3. However, here is the problem:
> >
> > I configured everything as instructed on my desktop running Windows 2000
> > SP3. I load the TP drivers and formatted the built-in Hitachi DK23DA-20
> hard
> > drive (FAT32).
> So, you could see the sample files and play them, then you formatted the
> drive (I'm curious why you did this, I saw nothing in the instructions
> prompting me to format the drive) and now you can't see anything. This
> tells me that you messed something up when you formatted the drive. Did
> use any particular settings when you did this? Are you sure you formatted
> with FAT32?
> > I then dragged and dropped successfully to drive F: (JUKEBOX directory).
> > even used musicmatch and checked. OK! I can see ALL the files on the
> > drive. I then disconnected using the disconnect program, OK! But when I
> turn
> > OFF and turn ON the unit, it comes up with (empty) 1/1.
> Forget MusticMatch for a moment. Can you see the files in Windows
> when you open the F: drive?
> > I checked the doc and it says it will not see files if they don't have a
> > mp3 extension. ALL my files have mp3 extension.
> >
> > Any ideas? I tried everything...8 hours worth.
> >
> > Going Crazy!!
> For some of us, that is a very short trip! :)
> Don't worry, we will get it sorted sooner or later.
> Chris

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