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Olympus W_S 100 can't record/erase

I opened the attached WS_100 with several files in it on my mac. I moved the files to my desktop from the recorder. now the recorder files show none of the recordings but when I try to record it comes back as full and wont respond to holding down erase... any idea please?

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The dat files were removed off the recorder. put them back on and it should work fine. also try to format the recorder through the menu and not the computer

Posted on Oct 13, 2008

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Hi

Check any virus is their or not.

due to the virus the file can't open.

Using any anti virus try to clean it.

thank you

Posted on Oct 12, 2008

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Can't erase on my olympus WS-100


Do you plug into your computer? If so, you can erase from there.
Does your recorder have a "format" setting? That will erase entire contents.

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Hi

Check any virus is their or not.

due to the virus the file can't open.

Using any anti virus try to clean it.

thank you

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HOW TO FORMAT WS-100


Hello Press the FOLDER button to choose a folder
Press and hold ERASE button for 3 seconds or longer.
The ERASE indicator will flashes
Press the ERASE button again.
Done blinks for two seconds and the deletion will be complete
Note AN erased file cannot be restored.
During this process don’t remove batteries. Otherwise data may be damage

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I reformat my olympus ws 100 on a mac and, erase everything, and the computer didnt want to recognized it. When turn on the display showed check and went off. When turn on without connecting to the computer and without the hold the display showed no format. If you use the foward button you can change the display to yes format and press play to select. That solve the problem.

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WS-110 memory full but no files


well, i resolved this myself by going to the sub-menu, and formatting the recorder to its original state. thankfully, i backed up the files on my computer first, so i didn't lose any data, although i did have to go in and re-set all my preferences on the recorder.
lesson: don't MOVE files from recorder to computer. copy them instead, and do the actual erasing from the physical recorder itself.
i don't know if this was the most elegant solution, but at least it did get my recorder up and running again. i'd love to hear if there is a better resolution out there.

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Formatting the Recorder (FORMAT)
If you format the recorder, all function settings will return to their defaults.
All files stored in the recorder will be deleted.
If you have important files that you want to save, connect the recorder to a computer and
transfer those files from the recorder to the computer before formatting the device.
1 Press the MENU button.
2 Press the FF or REW button to choose “FORMAT”.
3 When the PLAY button is pressed, “nO” is displayed.
4 Press FF or REW to select “yES”, and press the
PLAY button.
After “ARE yOU SURE” is displayed, “nO” will be displayed.
5 Press FF or REW to select “yES”, and press the
PLAY button.
“DONE” displays when formatting ends.
s It may take up to several tens of seconds to finish the initialization. Do not remove the battery or detach
the battery compartment from the recorder during that time. Otherwise data may be damaged.
s Never format the recorder from a PC.
s When the recorder is formatted, all the stored data, including locked files, are erased.

Nov 08, 2008 | Olympus WS-100 Digital Voice Recorder

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Editing? Can dictation be paused, then go back part way and....


you can not do this with the Olympus ws-100, you need a dictation machine that has the editing function which allows you to easily insert, overwrite, partially erase files and continue on the same file, most of the digital dictation units have NEW FILE BUTTON , you will stay recording on the same file till you press new.
Look at Olympus DS-2300. Olympus DS-33300 or ds-4000.

Apr 23, 2008 | Olympus WS-100 Digital Voice Recorder

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Is it possible to stop recording without opening a new file?


you can not do this with the Olympus ws-100, you need a dictation machine that has the editing function which allows you to easily insert, overwrite, partially erase files and continue on the same file, most of the digital dictation units have NEW FILE BUTTON , you will stay recording on the same file till you press new.
Look at Olympus DS-2300. Olympus DS-33300 or ds-4000.

Apr 23, 2008 | Olympus WS-100 Digital Voice Recorder

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Erasing Files


when you copy the files to your computer the files are still in the ws-100, you have to erase them in the ws-100 buttons after that.

Feb 29, 2008 | Olympus WS-100 Digital Voice Recorder

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