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Subject: Re: SOS - File System Error (No FAT16/32)
From: Paul \ (
Date: 2003-10-06

The special screwdriver is a Torx, buy a set as they're damn useful always


ed wrote:
>>i need help. have i wrecked it? please note i have very few tech skills and
>>little knowlege. i'll need it spelled out plainly.
> The partion magic option is a good try if you can get your hands on the
> program. If it doesn't work, your only option may be to reformat the drive.
> If that doesn't work, you may need to remove the drive from the player and
> connect it directly to the IDE port on your computer.
> I know you're not a techy but I can tell you that I have removed the drive
> from the jukebox before and it's not that difficult as long as you can use a
> screwdriver, follow instructions and be patient enough not to force
> anything. Connecting it to a desktop computer is not that hard either if you
> have a 2.5"-3.5" IDE adapter available from many places for <$10. You can
> then format the drive in the desktop and have a brand spanking new jukebox
> ready to accept music....
> You do have a backup, dont you?
> Oh, BTW, you do need a apecial screwdriver to open the unit but I was able
> to do it with those itty-bitty eyeglass-repair-type screwdrivers.
> Go to the rockbox homepage and look for hardware links to find the
> instructions.
> If all else fails, maybe you can find a techy-friend to do it for you or
> maybe you can sell it on Ebay and replace it.

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