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I cant erase anything off my Olymous VN 240 recorder!

I tried pressing stop and erase and then pressing play after i select yes. its still not working! :-(

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  • diannakyle Dec 15, 2008

    I simply cannot erase anything I have recorded - using the erase button and selecting yes someone please help I am going mad here!!!!

  • lizcall Mar 03, 2009

    I have the same problem. clear comes up then i press yes and it still does not work????????

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I have the same unit that is not working at this time, but if I remember correctly try this: Once the "yes" comes up to erase, hit the erase button again. If that doesn't work, press in the center of the large round button. Hope this works for you, if not download instructions from website.

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RTFM. press select to choose "YES". Not erase again or play.

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The reason it is asking you if you want to delete all is because you have not selected specific files to erase, so when you hit erase without selecting a file it assumes you mean delete all.

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To erase a selected file from Folder A, B, or C:
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  2. Press the - or + button to select the file to be erased.
  3. Press the ERASE button.
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  5. Press the ENTER/INDEX button.
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  1. Press the MENU/FOLDER button to select Folder A, B, or C.
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  4. Press the ENTER/INDEX button.
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  1. Press the MENU/FOLDER button to select Folder S.
  2. Press the - or + button to select the date subfolder.
  3. Press the PLAY button.
  4. Press the - or + button to select the file to be erased.
  5. Press the STOP button.
  6. Press the ERASE button.Press the - or + button to select YES.
  7. Press the ENTER/INDEX button.
To erase the contents of a date subfolder in Folder S:
  1. Press the MENU/FOLDER button to select Folder S.
  2. Press the - or + button to select the date subfolder to be erased.
  3. Press the ERASE button twice.
  4. Press the - or + button to select YES.
  5. Press the ENTER/INDEX button.
To erase the contents of a month subfolder in Folder S:
  1. Press the MENU/FOLDER button to select Folder S.
  2. Press the ERASE button three times.
  3. Press the STOP or PLAY button to select the month subfolder to be erased.
  4. Press the ENTER/INDEX button.
  5. Press the - or + button to select YES.
  6. Press the ENTER/INDEX button.
To erase the contents of Folder S:
  1. Press the MENU/FOLDER button to select Folder S.
  2. Press the ERASE button four times.
  3. Press the - or + button to select YES.
  4. Press the ENTER/INDEX button.

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I want to delete some files!


The reason it is asking you if you want to delete all is because you have not selected specific files to erase, so when you hit erase without selecting a file it assumes you mean delete all.

To erase try these steps...

To erase a selected file from Folder A, B, or C:
  1. Press the MENU/FOLDER button to select Folder A, B, or C.
  2. Press the - or + button to select the file to be erased.
  3. Press the ERASE button.
  4. Press the - or + button to select YES.
  5. Press the ENTER/INDEX button.
To erase the contents of Folder A, B, or C:
  1. Press the MENU/FOLDER button to select Folder A, B, or C.
  2. Press the ERASE button twice.
  3. Press the - or + button to select YES.
  4. Press the ENTER/INDEX button.
To erase a selected file from a date subfolder in Folder S:
  1. Press the MENU/FOLDER button to select Folder S.
  2. Press the - or + button to select the date subfolder.
  3. Press the PLAY button.
  4. Press the - or + button to select the file to be erased.
  5. Press the STOP button.
  6. Press the ERASE button.Press the - or + button to select YES.
  7. Press the ENTER/INDEX button.
To erase the contents of a date subfolder in Folder S:
  1. Press the MENU/FOLDER button to select Folder S.
  2. Press the - or + button to select the date subfolder to be erased.
  3. Press the ERASE button twice.
  4. Press the - or + button to select YES.
  5. Press the ENTER/INDEX button.
To erase the contents of a month subfolder in Folder S:
  1. Press the MENU/FOLDER button to select Folder S.
  2. Press the ERASE button three times.
  3. Press the STOP or PLAY button to select the month subfolder to be erased.
  4. Press the ENTER/INDEX button.
  5. Press the - or + button to select YES.
  6. Press the ENTER/INDEX button.
To erase the contents of Folder S:
  1. Press the MENU/FOLDER button to select Folder S.
  2. Press the ERASE button four times.
  3. Press the - or + button to select YES.
  4. Press the ENTER/INDEX button.
PS. here is a link to download manuals and software for this device:

http://www.olympusamerica.com/cpg_section/cpg_support_product.asp?id=1080

Good Luck ... oh and dont forget to rate my response.

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