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Memory Dump/ Not Turning On

I synched some files to my Toshiba Gigabeat (30 G) and it was working fine. But then, while I was using it, the device gave me a message that it had found a virus and was going to delete all the files off of itself in order to protect its memory/ operating system. ow it will not charge, turn on, or anything- through USB or wall charger. Anyone got a solution or idea what's wrong?

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Re: Memory Dump/ Not Turning On

Do a firmware recovery if it shows up anything when you connect to a pc

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Could I please have more instructions on how to restore firmware data as I am still getting same results. "NO SYSTEM FOUND ON HDD" 00200060

Just install your software that came with your Gigabeat. After installation please run the following program. Start/Programs/Toshiba Gigabeat Room/Formatting Utility for Gigabeat. This will place all the files back in the hard drive. Please do not format this unit from My computer to the drive letter. You end up deleting the system and boot files. if that does not help try this in your software you right click on your gigabeat room and open it up and find gbsytem folder drag and drop into your gigabeat on your my computer screen. and then check out.try it couple of times.many times this does work for first time directly. -------- you can also try contacting topshiba service center click the link directly ---------- try downloading the firmware again and installing it in your device click this link directly for firmware ----- This will help. Thanks please keepupdated.please do rate the solution positively .thank you for using fixya.

Oct 22, 2009 | Toshiba Gigabeat MEG-F20K (20 GB) MP3...

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Toshiba Gigabeat

try using windows media player it does work if you go to the setting file on yor f20 and slect media player in the pc connections folder

Apr 20, 2008 | Toshiba Gigabeat MEG-F20S MP3 Player

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Memory Dump/ Not Turning On

first prove the nod32 antivirus for see what is the situation of your memory. after this write for indicated of stay of your memory.

Mar 16, 2008 | Toshiba Gigabeat S30 MP3 Player

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Gigabeat u202 sl, winXP sp2

I have a similar problem. I bought a new gigabeat U 2Gb in USA last week. It functioned properly in computers in USA. Now I'm in Argentina and I can't connect it to my computer (windows XP and windows media player 10 both in spanish)I tried install WMP 10 in english that came in the CD and the other
two files windowsmedia10-kb902344-x86-intl.exe and windowsmedia10-kb895316-x86-enu.exe and in the last case apear this message:
"Setup cannot update your WMP 10 files because the language installed on your system is different from the update language". Do you have any suggestion to solve my problem? Thanks

Jan 04, 2008 | Toshiba Gigabeat U202 MP3 Player

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Gigabeat windows gone

Try formatting the drive. Use either RealPlayer, Windows Media Player or Media Monkey to synchronize your music. You can drag and drop, but I dont advise that as I believe that leads to crash and format itself. DO NOT remove the USB cable while it is uploading. If you need to stop synching, you must first close the programe you're using before disconnecting.

Nov 09, 2007 | Toshiba gigabeat S MP3 Player

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Computer does not recognize Gigabeat Device

the solution is simple. Simply Run both Gigabeat watcher and giga-room programs as administrator if u have windows vista.
How to do this :

Click on start in the taskbar at the bottom right of your screen,
then click on all programs,
then click on the Toshiba Gigaroom Folder,
then right click Gigabeat watcher and click on "Run as Administrator"
then right click "Gigaroom" and click on Run as Administrator

and then look in the bottom right of the taskbar, the little Gigabeat watcher symbol should be there with a green square instead of grey. If its green then it means Vista has recognised your gigabeat and u can now transfer music to it via gigaroom. i hope this helps people as i was on the verge of buying XP myself again... Peace all and HAPPY GIGABEATIN!

DREZO 9/3/2009

Oct 12, 2007 | Toshiba Gigabeat MEGF40S MP3 Player

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Cannot view Gigabeat s30 as a drive letter (e.g. D,E etc)

Hey JayMac, Your s30 is not possible to map it to a drive letter. The reason ? cause your s30 and the other brothers of your mp3 are MTP class mp3's. Meaning that they are Media Transfer Protocol mp3's, so you can only transfer media files. If your mp3 player would be a USB Mass Storage Device, like alot of other mp3's, well you would've been able to recover you're files. But until now, the answer is no you can't recover the files just becauses of that stupid invention of Microsoft, the MTP.

Jun 08, 2007 | Toshiba gigabeat S MP3 Player

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Loading circle constantly onscreen

Try formatting, synch your library using a synch software like media player, realplayer, media monkey etc. Do not remove the USB if it is 'Updating'.

Apr 27, 2007 | Toshiba gigabeat S MP3 Player

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Gigabeat System Error Problem

Error message 0000020 - System Error displayed whenevr devide powered up. Only way to shut down is by turning battery off. Gigabeat Software on PC not able to detect device, not listed in Device Manager or as an external drive in My Computer. (As it normally is) Is there a way to reinstall firmware from PC when device not detected?

Aug 14, 2006 | Toshiba Gigabeat MEG-F20S MP3 Player

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