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Error- Smoke comes out of the earphone hole

I have an iriver h10. And havent used it for about a couple of yrs because when ever i connect it to my pc smoke comes out of the earphone hole?? i think i have a virus. Is there any way i can reset the whole thing without connecting it to the pc. PLZZ HELP!

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  • Fofoa Luatutu Jul 02, 2007

    thanks noggin, and yes it is the cable i got with the mp3. Ill send you photo as soon as i can.

    thanks compuguy44. It still plays the music. its works perfectly but i can connect to pc.

  • Fofoa Luatutu Jul 02, 2007

    compuguy44- i mean i cant connect to comp. i cant update my songs.

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A virus would not cause the machine to smoke. There is a faulty component or a bad connection somewhere inside, probably the earphone socket has a short. The only way to be sure is to take the player apart and see where the burn site is - if it has smoked, you will be able to see where the problem is. If you need help repairing this, please post back a photo of the damage site and we may be able to talk you through a repair. If you want service then the following link lists all the Oz options; http://www.iriver.com.au/iriver/index.cfm?pageID=10001&CFID=69624&CFTOKEN=68482799 It is possible that you have the wrong connecting cable for the player - some have different power configurations - did the cable you are using come with the player? Hope this helps :)

Posted on Jul 01, 2007

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If smoke is coming out of this unit, It's Fryed. Does it still play music??

Posted on Jul 01, 2007

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I reformatted my iriver player, and now it shows system error. what should i do?


Sir/ madam
good day.
me i ask regarding my iriver H10
the problem is system files missing
how to restore the system files connect H10 to iriver plus?
thank u?

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IRIVER WONT WORK AAAAHHH HELP!!!!!? my iriver wont work when i try to turn it on it comes up and says system files missing to restore the system files, connect to iriver plus wat dose that mean i have...


Hello,

When system files are missing on the player, you will need to reinstall the FIRMWARE.

When looking online for the connection type for the H10 / H10JR, I can see 2 CONNECTION TYPES for the H10 / H10JR:
1. MTP, when using Windows Media Player 11 ( WMP11 ), for the H10.
2. iRiver Plus, when using iRiver PLUS, for the H10JR.

The connection type determines what software on the computer will be used for transferring media.
Each software on the computer needs corresponding firmware on the player to be installed.
When the player itself comes up with the information to connect to iRiver PLUS, this is the correct software for this device probably. Then the device is a H10JR.

When not having the program iRiver PLUS, go to the iRiver support site, for the download:
http://www.iriver.com/flash/index.asp?code=0302
In the left column click Plus3 and go for the download.
Run iriver plus 3 and then select [Tools > Portable Device > Firmware Upgrade] from the menu.


Need more help ? Just post a comment.
In case you have the other model player, the H10, let me know if you need assistance for its recovery.

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How to reset my iriver H10 to factory defult


Hi,

There is a small hole on top of the player it says reset beside the hole. You need a small straight pen to stick inside and press down you will feel it click , then restart your player.

Hope i helped you.

Thanks for using ' Fixya ' and have a nice day!!

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Iriver H10 - DB Open Error


one idea...
connect player to your pc using the ums trick
What is the UMS trick on IRiver H10?http://www.zolved.com/synapse/view_content/5942/What_is_the_UMS_trick_on_IRiver_H10

This article tells you how to transfer music to your player The UMS trick is a great thing to know how to do. With it, you can transfer music, or treat your H10 as a harddrive to put anything you want on.
The UMS trick will also allow you to use your H10 with virtually any OS.
For 5/6 GB MTP Models
  • Make sure your H10 is turned off and disconnected from the computer.
  • Take out the battery, wait a second, and put the battery back in.
  • Turn on the hold switch (so that you don't accidentally turn the H10 on all the way).
  • Plug the H10 into your computer.
  • Turn on the H10 while holding the "O" button.
  • You will see the message "UMS Mode" if you have done everything correctly. You can now let go of the "O" button.
For 20 GB MTP Models
  • Make sure your H10 is turned off and disconnected from the computer.
  • Poke the "reset" button with a paperclip.
  • Turn on the hold switch (so that you don't accidentally turn the H10 on all the way).
  • Plug the H10 into your computer.
  • Turn on the H10 while holding the "O" button.
  • You will see the message "Emergency Connection" if you have done everything correctly. You can now let go of the "O" button.
For UMS Models UMS models do not need this trick because they are
always in UMS mode!

---download and run the free playlist maker called easyh10. It will read the music files on your h10, rebuild a playlist and save it to your player.

Feb 03, 2009 | iRiver H10 MP3 Player

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Iriver h10


This is straight out of p. 67 of the user's manaul, available on iRiver website (it may not work if the computer does not recognize the device):

Initializing H10
67
Additional information
Firmware upgrade
66
What is firmware ?
It is the operating system that works in the H10.
iriver provides you with the latest and best features through Firmware upgrade.
You can choose manual or automatic upgrade function.
For information on automatic upgrade, refer to the iriver plus instruction manual.
Manual firmware upgrade
1
Select [Option - Firmware Upgrade] from the menu in iriver plus.
Do not disconnect H10 during firmware upgrade.
Internet must be connected for the "Firmware Update" function.
Change to "Player must be connected to the PC for Firmware Upgrade function.
Note
Please initialize H10 player in the following cases.
All music, pictures, text, and data will be erased from the player during this initialization.
- if there appears to be corruption on the internal hard drive.
- if an error message displays and the player doesn't boot properly.
1 Connect the player and PC using the cable supplied with the player.
Open iriver plus.
Select [Option-Portable Device Initialization]. 2
3
Click [Start] to begin initializing.
Initializing H10
A
A
B
B

May 30, 2008 | iRiver H10 MP3 Player

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System initializing


This is straight out of p. 67 of the user's manaul, available on iRiver website (it may not work if the computer does not recognize the device):

Initializing H10
67
Additional information
Firmware upgrade
66
What is firmware ?
It is the operating system that works in the H10.
iriver provides you with the latest and best features through Firmware upgrade.
You can choose manual or automatic upgrade function.
For information on automatic upgrade, refer to the iriver plus instruction manual.
Manual firmware upgrade
1
Select [Option - Firmware Upgrade] from the menu in iriver plus.
Do not disconnect H10 during firmware upgrade.
Internet must be connected for the "Firmware Update" function.
Change to "Player must be connected to the PC for Firmware Upgrade function.
Note
Please initialize H10 player in the following cases.
All music, pictures, text, and data will be erased from the player during this initialization.
- if there appears to be corruption on the internal hard drive.
- if an error message displays and the player doesn't boot properly.
1 Connect the player and PC using the cable supplied with the player.
Open iriver plus.
Select [Option-Portable Device Initialization]. 2
3
Click [Start] to begin initializing.
Initializing H10

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H10 volume


Have you tried different earphones or replacing the earphone jack?

Oct 30, 2007 | iRiver H10 MP3 Player

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System files missing


I fixed this problem for my mate, here's what I did:

1) plugged in H10 to pc that didn't have any iriver software on it
a) I've read if you press the "o" button on the iRiver H10 when connecting it will just connect as a usb mass storage device
2) the H10 now appears as a mass storage device
3) right click on the drive, and select format ( I choose quick format)
4) install the iRiverFirmware updater from http://iriveramerica.com/support/mtpupdate/
5) when you run the updater, it found the H10, then asked if the device was from USA or Europe, mine was from Europe
6) It stated that the iRiver firmware was v0.0, and would install v2.51 (I've seen v2.53 available on the european iriver website but could not download it).
7) proceed with installing the updated firmware
8) on the last screen it says, unplug to complete firmware update - NOTE press Finish first before unplugging
9) switching on the iRiver it 'rebooted' a few times and then when the menu appeared, I connected to the pc and just dropped some mp3 files into the music directory and all was okay.

hope this helps.

Mike.

Sep 21, 2007 | iRiver H10 MP3 Player

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You could also do the "emergency connection" trick. First, plug the USB into your computer, hold down the "o" button and push the reset button with something that has a point. The computer will recognize your h10 as a hard drive. The you can sync music to your player or just drag-n-drop it. you'll probably need to use a program like "Easy H10" to update your player's database. It's easy to use and it only takes a couple of minutes to update.

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it is not recommended to initialize while synchronising this will fry a couple of circuits inside

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