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Subject: Re: iriver H340 instability

Re: iriver H340 instability

From: <>
Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2007 15:42:31 -0800

Directed to all blind users on the list. Is there any posibility at all of
changing a harddrive for an IAudio or Iriver without assistance? I know the
two players are different in structure, so I mentioned both. Nothing wrong
with my IAudio, but I want to put in a bigger harddrive than the thirty gb I
have right now. lol. I like a lot of space.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Grant Hardy" <>
To: "'Rockbox'" <>
Sent: Monday, March 26, 2007 2:17 PM
Subject: RE: iriver H340 instability

>> On 3/26/07, Linus Nielsen Feltzing <> wrote:
>> Grant Hardy wrote:
>> > My iriver H340 w/Rockbox has recently been very unstable: it
>> freezes a lot;
>> > takes a long time to load songs (at varying times); and won't even
>> let me
>> > backup the contents of my iriver to the computer because,
>> according to
>> > Windows Explorer, certain files failed a "redundancy check".
>> Linus Nielsen Feltzing wrote:
>> >This surely sounds like your hard drive is dying. It could also be
>> a bad
>> >hard drive connection, or even a dying battery.
>> That's definitely a dying hard drive.You may have to have your iriver
>> repaired.
>> See if you can recover anything from the drive, then have someone help
>> you
>> get
>> the drive replaced with a new one.
> OK, two questions.
> 1) The unit still mostly plays files just fine. Is it DEFINITELY a hard
> disk problem or could it just need reformatting? Is there a way to test
> this out?
> 2) If the drive needs to be replaced, a sighted person tells me that the
> pictures of hard drive replacement look extremely complicated. Is this
> true, and if so, are there places that will do this for you for a
> reasonable
> price?
> Grant
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