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File System Error

Ok, i recently just got a gogear 8gb phillips mp3 for my birthday. It wasnt even a month after i had it when i plugged it into my pc to charge and when it was done charging i tried turning it on but then it says "File System Error" then goes dark....Whats going on?

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  • angelface884 Dec 13, 2008

    how do i do that FAT32 formatting?

  • tinito26 Dec 27, 2008

    file system error

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Try formatting it using FAT32 or NTFS file system. I formatted my SA2840 and changed the file system from FAT32 to NTFS (what was I thinking!) and the ending of the story was pretty much the same.

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  • solarysta Dec 13, 2008

    right click on the flash drive in "My Computer" and choose 'Format', there you have a few options, jutro coose the file system "fat32", OR later NTFS if it doesn't work with fat32 file system. good luck to ya


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For sure, the file system is corrupted and is the cause of your woes. The fix lies with the Philips Songbird software. If you do not have Songbird, download it for Windows or Mac here: http://www.usa.philips.com/c/mp3-media-player/22126/cat/en/#/difference/philipssongbird.
Once you have Songbird installed, launch it and select "Repair my Philips device" in the Tools menu. Select your device and follow the instructions specific to your device. For example, instructions for the GoGear Vibe are to disconnect the device, power it down completely, and hold the volume-up key during and after USB connection until the message window disappears.
If the repair utility endlessly indicates it is checking for updates, you are likely using an out-of-date version of Songbird - probably the one that came with your GoGear. If this describes your situation, launch Songbird and select "Check for updates" in the Help menu. This will at least get you upgraded to version 1.9 (currently), even though the latest version is 1.11 (currently).
Instructions that came with some older versions for connecting GoGear in repair mode were incomplete. They left out a crucial step of turning off the GoGear and waiting for it to power down completely before reconnecting in repair mode. Newer versions of Songbird include the ability to reformat the device, reset the device, and to get progress updates during synchronization.
If you've found this information helpful, please indicate as such.

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Most likely this kind of problems occurs when the Mp3 Player's Firmware Corrupted, In Order to Fix that you shud upgrade/install the Firmware to your Mp3 Player.Please Follow these Steps to Fix Your Problem:

  1. Download the attached zip file into a temp folder of your PC
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  5. Make sure all other applications such as Philips Device Plug-in,Windows Media Player or Windows Explorer that accessing the device areclosed or else Device Manager will not recognize the device. Launch theDevice Manager at Start->Programs->Philips DeviceManager->Philips Device Manager on your PC.
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Additional Help:
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