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While copying files from my device to a laptop which has a damaged battery(uses direct elaectricity from wall outlet), one file failed to copy then i opened the device icon in my computer only to find it empty.Whenever i now connect it to pc it is not detected but shows usb cable also prompts me to format it by showing the message: cannot read from hard disk.when i try to format it whilst not connected to pc it doesnt finalize, it shows the sam message of read access error.what do i do.pliz help

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If you have problems with the file system on your Gmini you can try to fix it using the DOS utility, check disk (chkdsk). Do the following; ? Make sure external AC adapter is powering the Gmini. ? Quit all running applications. ? Properly connect the Gmini to your computer ? Wait patiently (up to 5 minutes) for Windows XP to show the local drive as mounted. ? Open a DOS window. Programs > Accessories > Command Prompt. ? At the prompt, type chkdsk e: /f. Use e: or f: or whatever drive letter is representing your Gmini. The /f argument tells the program to automatically fix errors. ? Be patient, this may take a while. ? When it is finished, exit the DOS Window and properly disconnect the Gmini from your computer. Try using the device now and see if makes any difference. If not you could try formatting it using a DOS prompt.

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