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Subject: Re: Iriver H10 20GB

Re: Iriver H10 20GB

From: Christopher Chaltain <>
Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2007 22:31:25 -0500

Celeste Williams wrote:
>> Iím back because thanks to a friend I was finally able to get an
>> Iriver H10 20GB.
>> My friend Russ is setting up the player for me and he is also
>> visually impaired (totally blind, actually).
>> He has downloaded the firm wear and the build. He got the computer to
>> recognize the player as a drive. When he transferred the rockbox
>> software to the Iriver h1020GB, it made a directory called .rockbox,
>> not just rockbox. Now the player isnít talking and he can play the
>> music that was preloaded on to the player but not the music he sent
>> to it using windows media player. He said so far, itís not talking at
>> all.
>> Any help would be appreciated. If you also want to e-mail him, his
>> e-mail is: <>.
>> Celeste
>> I just got an iRiver H10 20GB myself from recently, and I
>> used the instructions in the Rockbox manual itself at
>> I
>> did a lot of reading before I did anything, so I also checked out an
>> install totorial at
>> Sometimes it helps
>> me to read the same thing in several places, especially for something
>> relatively new to me. I got everything working with no problems.
> Make sure you follow the instructions at the above URL's very closely.
> Note that to get started, I didn't do anything but the minimum, so for
> example, I didn't download any fonts, themes or patches. I figured I
> could always play with these later once I got everything working, and
> like I said, I was able to get everything working.
> If you're H10 isn't talking to you it may be because you didn't
> install a voice file in .rockbox\lang. It may also be that you're not
> running Rockbox at all and didn't install the Rockbox boot loader,
> system\H10_20GC.mi4 on your iRiver. I kind of suspect the second
> issue, since I think the samples that come on the iRiver are hidden
> from Rockbox. To unhide them, see below.
> To get to the music that you copied over with WMP, you need to unhide
> the Music folder on your iRiver. You can do this from Windows once
> your iRiver is attached as a UMS device.
> Let me know if I can be of any more help.
Received on 2007-03-27

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