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Boot failure when i try to turn on my iriver 120 it shows me a screen saying boot failure and i dont know what to do??

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  • sharans_gill Apr 11, 2009

    when i try to turn on my iriver pmp-120 it shows me a screen saying boot failure and i dont know what to do??
    plz tell me wht can i do........

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Damage is NOT the only way this happens. You can re-format the drive to FAT32 and the same thing will occur. The boot files are corrupt or gone as in a re-format. So the fix is to re-install the software or firmware dloaded from iriver.com or iriveramerica.com. I believe it's v1.23.

Posted on Sep 19, 2007

  • The Newtron Sep 19, 2007

    If your unit will not accept the software/firmware then there's obvious damage to the HD.

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Dead Hard Drive. Thats all i can tell you. Did you hit a huge pothole or drop it today? With the way firmware is today you'll juest need to send him in. Sorry to say it, but that's the solution! thanks! Let me know of any followup needed

Posted on Jul 27, 2007

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    Leo Bas Aug 07, 2007

    This is a bad or corrupted HDD, or a drive head being damaged. The only solution is replacing the hard drive unfortunately.

    This hurts my status, I'd appreciate you ranking this as solved or something since this honestly is the only solution to your problem! Thanks!

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