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How do i REALLY erase on my olympus ws-300m?

Hi there!

Please, help me! I have deliberately erased almost every file on my olympus ws-3000m, but the memory still says "full" and I can't record anything. Can't find the manual either, I suspect the cat's eaten it.

Would you be so kind as to help me here? How does one REALLY get rid of unwanted files in the recorder? Seems they're still there somewhere.

Best regards

Alexander Agrell
Torna Hallestad
Sweden

PS It's a great little machine, still!

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Suggestion is to format the device to remove all unwanted data permanently.

1 While the recorder is stopped, press the MENU button for 1 second or longer. The menu opens
2 Press the + or – button to chooseSubmenu and then + button to “Format”.
3 Press the OK button. The “Cancel” indicator flashes.
4 Press the + button to choose “Start”.
5 Press the OK button. After the “Data Will Be Cleared” message is on for two seconds, “Cancel” will turn on.
6 Press the + button again to choose “Start”.
7 Press the OK button. Formatting begins and an indicator flashes
on the display.
“Format Done” displays when formatting ends

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