Question about Rio Carbon MP3 Player

1 Answer

Rio pearl directory corrupted

My son's rio pearl is loaded with music and it plays fine. However, something has happened to the directory. When we plug it into a usb port, the software finds it, but cannot get into the directory. This is true of Rio Music Manager, Media Player, My Computer etc. Everything that tries to get in, locks temporarily and then comes back with this message: "the file or directory is corrupted and unreadable" Any suggestions? Carl Hammerdorfer@gmail.com

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Novelist:

    An expert who has written 50 answers of more than 400 characters.

    Champion:

    An expert who has answered 200 questions.

  • Expert
  • 277 Answers

First, and this is always good: If available, firmware for the Rio Carbon can be downloaded online. Second, this might be the problem: The Rio Carbon communicates with your computer differently in MTP mode than it does in MSC mode. When in MTP mode, the Rio Carbon cannot display hidden files in folders, cannot allow transfers to the root Rio Carbon directory, and cannot allow the creation of new folders. (Folders can be transferred to the Rio Carbon using drag-and-drop and copy-and-paste methods.) To use traditional folder options, change the Transfer Mode settings to put the Rio Carbon in MSC mode. Last, "..Removing the Rio Carbon from a USB connection before Idle is displayed on the screen may result in a corrupting the player's file system. If for any reason you suspect that your Rio player's file system has been corrupted, reformatting the player will restore the file system to its original state..."

Posted on Nov 28, 2005

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I play pearls peril, stuck on carnival played this scene for about 4 days and still can't move on


Your answer is in this link.
https://www.youtube.com/results?q=chapter+68+carnival+rio+pearl%27s+peril

Sep 28, 2015 | Rio Audio Players & Recorders

1 Answer

Rio carbon wont load any music?


try reformatting it then putting music back on it see how that helps

Apr 27, 2012 | Rio Carbon MP3 Player

1 Answer

Suddenly a corrupt file/lost directory/can't delete


well actually you can't just remove it alone just like that..since it is corrupted..you ll have to take back up n format your MP3 player !! that ll make your much safe and better..I suggest that you should format it as soon as possible..else it may corrupt other files..

May 25, 2009 | Audio Players & Recorders

1 Answer

Lost music download cd for rio sport and want to re-install


This is a Music PLAYING device, the music doesn't come with it, you have to buy it or use music that you already own and load it onto it. The device comes with software on a CD, but no music.

Amazon com Rio S35S Sport Digital Audio Player Home Audio Theater

Product Description

With this Rio S35S MP3 Player you can play hard and not miss a beat. Enjoy up to 4 hours of skip-free music with 128 MB of built-in memory; upgradable to 256 MB using MMC cards. Designed specifically for athletes the S35S has no moving parts making it 100% skip-free, and the built-in clock and stopwatch let you time your run or workout. The large, backlit display makes navigating between your stored music and the integrated FM tuner simple. Transferring data to and from the player is easy with new Rio Music Manager software. Also includes RealOne and iTunes software to help you manage your music, and MoodLogic software that corrects ID3 tags and creates mixes by tempo, year and mood for 100 tracks. Get up to 10 hours of playing time on 1 AA alkaline battery (included). Accepts NiMH rechargeable batteries too (not included). The S35S includes a USB connection and is upgradeable to future music formats. Package includes: Rio S35S, sport earphones, carrying case with belt clip, adjustable armband, USB cable, Rio Music Manager software, audio management software for PC and Mac and a Getting Started Guide. Available storage capacity may vary.

Amazon.com

Designed with the athlete in mind, this compact Rio MP3 player provides rugged durability and up to two hours of skip-free music. Store and play MP3 and WMA digital music files with 128 MB of built-in memory, or listen to your favorite radio station with the integrated FM tuner. Advanced navigation and a large, backlit display make finding songs and artists simple, while the USB connection and Rio Music Manager software provide quick and easy music file transfers. Perfect for the gym, it has a built-in clock and stopwatch and up to 10 hours of battery life. Packaged with incredible software to help you organize your music, including RealOne, iTunes, and MoodLogic software to create mixes for 100 tracks. Upgradable to 256 MB using MMC memory cards (not included). Includes sport earphones, carrying case with belt clip, adjustable sport armband, one AAA battery, and USB cable. PC and Mac compatible.

Mar 05, 2018 | Rio Sport S35S MP3 Player

1 Answer

Carbon Pearl: Invalid Argument


Try accessing the rio's hard drive through my computer to see if it can find the songs: they will be in a folder aptly called music within your rio carbon.

If this doesn't help then if it is picked up via my computer you could try wiping and rebooting your rio, read:
http://www.fixya.com/support/r601327-wipe_reboot_rio_carbon

You may have to change the firmware for the rio carbon pearl but this is easy to find on their website.

Hope this helps,

Mowcius

May 22, 2008 | Rio Carbon MP3 Player

1 Answer

MUSIC MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE THAT RUNS ON VISTA


I would suggest using ITunes for music management software on Vista, as it is VERY sophisticated in comparison to most others in creating MP3 files from your CDs / CDs from your MP3 files. You don't need specific software to load songs onto (or sync with) your Pearl. Just Drag/Drop or copy/paste folders from outside of ITunes as though the Pearl is a simple flash drive (which it is). Yes, I am running Vista and Vista (32bit anyways) works fine with ITunes. Don't forget to set up the options in ITunes for creating the directories and naming/tagging the MP3 files - and also don't forget to stop your connection to your Pearl before yanking it out of the USB port (good way to damage things eventually). p.s. If you want to check out truly outstanding music management software, check out Amarok for the KDE Desktop (ala Kubuntu Linux)

Oct 11, 2007 | Audio Players & Recorders

1 Answer

Rio Carbon 5 g


When Microsoft initiated the DRM system, any Rio Carbon that was hooked into Windows Media Player had the previously working files invalidated. Happened to me as well. The player lasted me three years, and that is about as long as any Mp3 player is going to last we are finding out b/c of all the software snafus.

Jan 09, 2007 | Rio Carbon MP3 Player

1 Answer

No response AT ALL from player or on the computer


Go to http://www.digitalnetworksna.com/support/rio/product.asp?prodID=235, Load the latest music manager. Then load the firmware upgrade.

Aug 19, 2006 | Rio CE2100 MP3 Player

1 Answer

Rio Carbon 5gb pearl transfer problem


hi first of all update uour firmware: http://www.replaytv.com/support/rio/product.asp?model=267&SKU=90260554 also go to Software tab and update your Music Manager i belive this will solve all your problems good luck

May 01, 2006 | Rio Carbon MP3 Player

Not finding what you are looking for?
Rio Carbon MP3 Player Logo

Related Topics:

241 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Rio Audio Players & Recorders Experts

Mohammad Abumuailek
Mohammad Abumuailek

Level 2 Expert

102 Answers

Marvin
Marvin

Level 3 Expert

81400 Answers

Joseph Hoffmann

Level 3 Expert

1746 Answers

Are you a Rio Audio Player and Recorder Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...