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Zero space to record but no files on camera

I had the files on my computer and deleted them. So now I have the mino HD off the computer and it says that I have zero time left to record but I cannot delete any files off of it because there are none on there. 

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  • Anonymous Jan 11, 2009

    I have the same thing happening!  I tried to manually delete videos off the flip, and now it says I only have 5 minutes left to record, even though there are no videos saved on the flip.

  • CRCtica Jan 14, 2009

    The same thing is starting to happen to me. I have no videos on the camcorder but it says that I only 23 minutes left (I have the 1-hr mino).

  • djharel Jan 19, 2009

    I have the same issue!  I added videos onto my computer off of my flip mino, and now it says that I only have 5 minutes of available recording time.  I manually deleted everything off of the camera, but nothing happens.  Why oh why, I loved using the flip until this!

  • Anonymous Feb 12, 2009

    I have a Mac, so the above solution didn't help me.

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MAC Users....

Remember those annoying "hidden files"...that's the problem.

Go to Utilities/ Disk Utility/ (select the Mino)/ Erase (up top)/ Erase (near the bottom)

and the problem will be resolved.....

Make it a great day

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I had a similar problem, I recorded video's on my Mino HD, and copied them to my Mac. Then deleted the files on my Mino HD using my computer (as it was hooked up to my MAC).

When I went to record, the Mino HD kept saying it was full, but no video's were stored. I had deleted the files through my computer, and even the DCIM folder...

BUT - I reconnected my Mino and emptied the trash bin on my mac and WALA!!!! It was back to 60 minutes of recording time...

Weird!

Posted on May 20, 2009

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Connect the Camera to the Computer.......... Go to My Computer> Right click on the Removable Disk and click on Format and click on Start..... Now you can start taking Pictures and Videos............ I dont think u will have a problem.... Good Luck............

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"Please ensure that you are gently touching the operational buttons on the camcorder rather than pressing them. Pressing too hard, or too rapidly in succession while waiting for a response, can desensitize the touch pad, requiring a reset of the camcorder.

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Flip Video Support"

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