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Philips SA4010 1 gig really only half a gig!

Well it does have a gig of space, but half of the hard drive is reserved for the recording. I tried deleting the VOICE folder, but it still only allows you half a gig of space. I also tried putting mp3s in the VOICE folder, but they won't play. Is there anyway to work around this?

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Re: Philips SA4010 1 gig really only half a gig!

1 Gb player should have around 894Mb or more of free space. The rest is taken up by the directory and firmware files.

Try running the Device Manager software on the product CD and use the repair option.

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I recommend you to reset your device If the solution above didn't solve the problem :.

Take a small object like a paper clip and use the edge to stick into the small reset button on the side next to the usb connection .

Or Try [ power + volume up button & hold for 3 seconds ]


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When you soft reset your GoGear, it flushes the RAM, and restarts the operating system (which is why the contents of the hard drive does not get erased).

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Do you mean voice or video recording......

whichever it is your problem maybe because of the fact that some players have only a certain limt of space alloted for recording.for example:in a normal 1 gb player with voice recording function only about 28 hrs(approx. 128 MB ) of voice can be recorded....even if there is plenty of space left in the player the player will not record voice once the full 28 hrs has been used................This recording facility can be reused by deleting the old recorded files.....

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