Question about Toshiba gigabeat P5L (512 MB) MP3 Player
I am unable to get the computer to recognize my toshiba 512 mp3 player. Was working OK now I can't even get it to accept it on the computer can you offer any suugestions? I have tried resetting the mp3 no good,have tried running down the mp3 still no luck. I am able to recharge it via the computer though
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
I have the same problem. The thing is that you need a software that coverts your Mp3s to .sat I have looked forever now but havet found one still. I belive that you have to use a japanees software(according to my friend I got mine from).
Posted on Jul 29, 2007
I came across this link, its a firmware / software update.
Install this and vista should recognize gigabeat.
Vista does not recognize ANYTHING, if you have XP then KEEP IT.
I have learned about vista's compatibility issues the hard way,
and now im stuck with Vista and lovely payments from Dell.
Posted on Nov 28, 2007
If u check your windows media player it won,t acknowledge it. If i remember right it will not work with windows media player 9 and up try media player 7 if you can find a copy.
Posted on Apr 14, 2008
SOURCE: Toshiba Gigabeat F40 MP3 Player
My experience is that sometimes the battery swells up and puts pressure on the keypad, causing it scroll. Get a new battery and the scrolling stops....
Posted on Apr 18, 2008
Try this: disconnect the player from the computer, turn it off, hold in the volume + button, and reconnect the player to the computer while holding the volume + button in. Keep holding the volume + button for an additional 5-50 seconds. Windows should eventually go into recovery mode and revive the player- it will pop up a window that says Found New Hardware Wizard
Posted on Jun 26, 2008
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