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Refresh database excuse me, =]i have a problem with the refresh database,and it wont go pass like 1/8 of the refreshing,i have tried the ways of reformatting in recovery mode,but still doesnt in stress,and need help asap!if you could help mei would really appreciate it,thank you =D

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  • -kimaniziem Oct 22, 2007

    and how can i do that?

    lol im a noob =D



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Refresh db can take up to 2 minutes,  leave several (+/- 5) megabytes of space for the e250 to work in.

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