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Subject: Re: What do I do?!

Re: What do I do?!

From: Glenn at home <GlennErvin_at_cableone.net>
Date: Mon, 31 Jul 2006 19:36:50 -0500

Try going to a DOS shell with running the "command" window, and type:
chkdsk x:
Where X is the drive your device is on.
Glenn
----- Original Message -----
From: "Grant Hardy" <grant_hardy_at_telus.net>
To: "Rockbox" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Monday, July 31, 2006 4:45 PM
Subject: Re: What do I do?!

It even freezes during a scan. Will formatting work?

Grant
----- Original Message -----
From: "Linus Nielsen Feltzing" <linus_at_haxx.se>
To: "Rockbox" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Monday, July 31, 2006 12:40 PM
Subject: Re: What do I do?!

> Grant Hardy wrote:
>> As I said last week, my MP3 player is still freezing up during long
>> operations with USB. I want to just format the drive but I have to back
>> up the drive first, which I can't do because the thing keeps freezing!
>> It doesn't give an error, disk activity just stops and the copy window
>> stays open and unchanged till I close it. What can I do?
>
> This sounds like your hard drive has bad sectors. Try to copy the data
> in small chunks, directory by directory. Then you might be able to save
> as much as possible.
>
> Then, do a scan for bad sectors on the drive.
>
> Linus
Received on 2006-08-01


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