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Subject: Re: SOS - File System Error (No FAT16/32)
From: Mr Snowflake (
Date: 2003-10-05

And if you just run scandisk? It looks like a FAT problem to me.

    Mr Snowflake

"matthew wood" <> schreef in bericht
> ok. now the device spins up and doesn't give me that FAT error message.
> however, all the characters are scrambled when the directories are listed.
> it makes no sense. i can get into the settings, however, for what it's
> worth. i wouldn't know what to do there, though.
> >From: Wrybread <>
> >Reply-To:
> >To:
> >Subject: Re: SOS - File System Error (No FAT16/32)
> >Date: Sat, 4 Oct 2003 21:10:04 -0700 (PDT)
> >
> >there may very well be a much better way to go about this, but if it were
> >mine I'd load Parititon Magic and start the program. On bootup it detects
> >any FAT errors and attempts to fix them.
> >
> >I'm not sure how well it works with USB drives though.
> >
> >As I say, there might be another way, I'm not very experienced with USB
> >drive problems.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >matthew wood <> wrote:
> >here's what happened. i was loading some songs onto my jukebox recorder
> >and the computer locked up. i think the battery ran dead in the
> >jukebox....i forgot to plug it in first. so i restarted the computer and
> >this is the
> >message on the screen of the jukebox:
> >
> >No Valid FAT16/32 File System Found
> >Please Format Drive
> >
> >the computer doesn't recognize the jukebox any more when connected by the
> >USB. the icon
> >says "drive G:" on the icon when it's plugged in instead of archos
> >and i can't get into it.
> >i need help. have i wrecked it? please note i have very few tech skills
> >little knowlege. i'll need it spelled out plainly.
> >
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