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Subject: Re: Scandisk
From: VoronoV (
Date: 2004-08-08

that is what I do :
-open a command-line window
-type "chkdsk Z: /F" (my Jukebox is the drive Z) (& that command is
"checkdisk" & the option is "repair if errors found")
-wait a few minutes
-all problems are gone !!

It helped me quite a few times & I use Win XP pro


Ronald Teune wrote:

> Cool, John... how did you actually do that?
> And what OS are you using?
> I tried scandisk too, but I don't think it does anything because it
> finishes in about 1 second (that's for windows XP)
> Ronald
> On Sun, 8 Aug 2004 12:35:54 +0100, John Gurd <> wrote:
>> Probably everyone knows this already but I discovered it's worth running
>> scandisk on the Archos drives. I couldn't figure out why a new (to
>> me) unit
>> was having Rockbox under-report the space available by a vast
>> amount. Then I
>> ran out of room way before I should have. Gigabites of space were
>> recovered
>> when I ran Scandisk over the USB connection.
>> John
>> _______________________________________________
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