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Talk to Philips about it at: http://www.support.philips.com/support/contact/contact_page.jsp?userCountry=us&userLanguage=en

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SOURCE: Philips GoGear 2GB memory corruption

You have to do the "update" in the Philips Device Manager (make sure you are connected to the internet when you do) to repair the corruption: Recovery Mode for Philips' GoGear
Open the Philips Device Manager (Start à All Programs à Philips Digital Audio Player à SAXXX à Philips Device Manager) and click on the “Repair” tab.  Then click on the “Repair” button to start the repair process.  Most of the time, when your player is in that state, the Device Manager will not recognize that your GoGear is plugged in.  If this is the case: Disconnect the player from the PC, and make sure the mp3 player is turned off. Hold in the volume + button on the mp3 player, and reconnect the player to your pc while holding in the volume + button. Continue holding the volume + for 10-15 seconds until a "Found New Hardware Wizard" pops up. It should recover your device if there isn't anything internally wrong with the player. Warning: this procedure will result in your songs being erased off the player, so they will have to be reloaded.

Philips GoGear Firmware Upgrade
You need to get the latest firmware upgrade from the Philips website:
1. Go to www.philips.com/support
2. Enter your country/language
3. Enter your model # SA6045 or whatever
4. Click on the link for your exact model # (the one w/o the "B" in it)
5. Click on "Software & Drivers"
6. Download the updated "Device/Firmware Manager"
7. Once installed, open the Philips Device Manager
8. Click on the "Update" tab, then the "Update" button (with your mp3 player connected to the computer, of course)
9. Your Mp3 players firmware will update automatically
If you do not have the latest version of the Philips Device Manager installed (the latest is the version from the Philips website), then clicking the "Update" button will give you a false positive saying "The firmware on your device is already up to date."
-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Posted on Sep 14, 2008

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SOURCE: Philips GoGear 2GB memory corruption

earase every thing and it might work one of my frinds did and does that when it happens so try it

Posted on Oct 12, 2008

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SOURCE: philips gogear sa145/02 4gb

go to magnovox.com and dowload root software delete all files on the gogear the add software to the root menu in the gogear this will reset it to default you will loose your songs but fix the problem

Posted on Apr 17, 2009

shadow83
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SOURCE: philips gogear 2 gig memory corruption

after it says memory corupt it should have a self repair utility on screen i know mine does and i just recently had to use it just hit the over button and it will repair itself but also it will erase all the music and pics on it

Posted on Oct 20, 2009

SOURCE: whenever I turn on my Philips GoGear SA5125 - it

Hello,

when an Mp3 goes off like that, is means that the Mp3 is corrupted with virus from an application you installed or a data inside the Mp3 player and and has caused it to have memory loss.

To restore the memory of the Mp3 back to normal, you need to flash the Mp3. Flashing restores back memories that where lost.

After flashing it, it will start working properly again.

Take care.

Posted on Apr 13, 2010

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I ran the battery on my MP3 player completely down and it shut off. I charged it and now all the songs are gone... is there a way to recover the lost songs?


Try this:


1)Perform a system reset, which won't erase your files, to attempt to correct playback. Locate a thin object, such as pen tip or unfolded paper clip and insert it into the small reset hole on the bottom of your GoGear. Hold the thin object in place until you see the unit shut down completely. Your system has been reset. Power the device back on to see if the corrupted files have been corrected. If the reset failed to correct the issue, perform a file recovery on your GoGear.
2)Initiate a file recovery by first connecting your GoGear to your computer. From your computer's "Start" menu, choose "Programs," "Philips Digital Audio Player," "Area Device Manager" and "Philips Device Manager." The Philips Device Manager software will be activated. Inspect your GoGear to confirm that it is turned off. Plug the small end of the supplied USB cord into the bottom of your GoGear while holding down the "Volume Up." Insert the larger end into a free USB port on your computer. Hold the key as the "Philips Device Manager" reads your GoGear and activates recovery mode. Click "Repair" and follow the onscreen prompts as given by the "Philips Device Manager" to complete the process of memory recovery. Disconnect your GoGear from your computer properly after the process is complete and restart your MP3 player.
3)Reload and replace the files onto your GoGear by first connecting your GoGear to your computer. Plug the supplied USB cord's small end into the bottom of your GoGear and the large end into your comptuer's USB port. Initiate Windows Media Player by clicking on its icon if it doesn't start upon connection with your GoGear. In the left pane of the WMP, click "Philips GoGear Aria." Click the arrow on the top left edge of the WMP window, followed by "Music." Highlight all files, and click "Delete." Click the "Sync" tab on WMP, and drag and drop the music files you would like to replace and reload into the "Sync List" panel. Click "Start Sync." The files will be freshly loaded onto your GoGear.
4)Properly disconnect your GoGear from your computer to avoid memory corruption by first closing all applications in use by the GoGear (WMP). Click the USB device icon in your system's tray (located on the bottom right corner of your screen). Follow the prompts in order to safely remove your GoGear from your computer. When your computer tells you it's safe to remove your GoGear, unplug the USB cord from your GoGear.


Hope this helps!

Apr 08, 2011 | Philips GoGear ViBE Digital Media Player

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Whenever I turn on my Philips GoGear SA5125 - it


Hello,

when an Mp3 goes off like that, is means that the Mp3 is corrupted with virus from an application you installed or a data inside the Mp3 player and and has caused it to have memory loss.

To restore the memory of the Mp3 back to normal, you need to flash the Mp3. Flashing restores back memories that where lost.

After flashing it, it will start working properly again.

Take care.

Apr 13, 2010 | Philips SA5125/37 MP3 Player

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All songs wont go on,then memory gets corrupted


i think the flash memory is defective. if you have still warranty on your device bring it to your dealer. if not, you could try to format the players memory. go to my computer, right click on the device and use the option format. data format should be fat32. you do this on your own risk.

Jul 23, 2009 | Philips GoGear SA3125/37 MP3 Player

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Vista no longer recognizes my gogear. Seems to have started after upgrading/renewing Norton 360.


Hi

Reinstall philips gogear drivers again and im sure it will work. This is probably due to your gogear drivers corrupted, reinstalling will help to repair the software. Check and let me know if vista recognizes your gogear.


Cheers
Shafie

May 08, 2009 | Philips GoGear SA6185/37 Digital Media...

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Philips gogear sa145/02 4gb when i turn it on get message memory corruption repair now


go to magnovox.com and dowload root software delete all files on the gogear the add software to the root menu in the gogear this will reset it to default you will loose your songs but fix the problem

Apr 17, 2009 | Philips Audio Players & Recorders

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My player says memory corruption and if i format it,it doesnt work .if i connect it to my pc it finds it but i cannot copy any file onto it because it doesnt give it memory


Never follow any advice on this forum that suggests that you "format" a GoGear. It may be the correct solution for other mp3 players, but not this one. Your last hope to save your player is to get the updated version of the Philips Device Manager from Philips website, and run an Update. You may or may not have to run a Repair afterwards.

-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Mar 04, 2009 | Philips GOGEAR SA6045 MP3 Player

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Memory corruption repair now


You must run a Repair in the latest version of the Philips device Manager for your model, which is available from Philips website.

Oct 01, 2008 | Philips GoGear SA3125/37 MP3 Player

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Philips GoGear 2GB memory corruption


You have to do the "update" in the Philips Device Manager (make sure you are connected to the internet when you do) to repair the corruption: Recovery Mode for Philips' GoGear
Open the Philips Device Manager (Start à All Programs à Philips Digital Audio Player à SAXXX à Philips Device Manager) and click on the “Repair” tab.  Then click on the “Repair” button to start the repair process.  Most of the time, when your player is in that state, the Device Manager will not recognize that your GoGear is plugged in.  If this is the case: Disconnect the player from the PC, and make sure the mp3 player is turned off. Hold in the volume + button on the mp3 player, and reconnect the player to your pc while holding in the volume + button. Continue holding the volume + for 10-15 seconds until a "Found New Hardware Wizard" pops up. It should recover your device if there isn't anything internally wrong with the player. Warning: this procedure will result in your songs being erased off the player, so they will have to be reloaded.

Philips GoGear Firmware Upgrade
You need to get the latest firmware upgrade from the Philips website:
1. Go to www.philips.com/support
2. Enter your country/language
3. Enter your model # SA6045 or whatever
4. Click on the link for your exact model # (the one w/o the "B" in it)
5. Click on "Software & Drivers"
6. Download the updated "Device/Firmware Manager"
7. Once installed, open the Philips Device Manager
8. Click on the "Update" tab, then the "Update" button (with your mp3 player connected to the computer, of course)
9. Your Mp3 players firmware will update automatically
If you do not have the latest version of the Philips Device Manager installed (the latest is the version from the Philips website), then clicking the "Update" button will give you a false positive saying "The firmware on your device is already up to date."
-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Sep 10, 2008 | Philips GoGear HDD6330 MP3 Player

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Frozen screen


reset the gogear pres the power and volume + at same time

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Memory repair


Did you get a pop-up that said the repair was successfully completed? If not, then try the following repair instructions:
1) Open up Philips Device Manager (Start --> All Programs --> Philips) - if you don't see it, then re-run the installation CD or grab the "Device/Firmware Manager" from the Philips website
2) Click on the Repair Tab, and look for a msg that says connect the player while holding the volume + button
3) Disconnect the GoGear from the computer and turn the GoGear off (if you haven't done so already) - hold in the volume + button and continue to hold it as you reconnect the GoGear to the computer; after holding the volume + button for up to 20 or 30 seconds, a window will open up saying that your device is being repaired (now you can let go of the volume + button); after the repair is successfully complete, your GoGear will be good as new.

After this, you may be able to go back into Device Manager and click the Update tab to get the firmware upgrade which solves the memory corruption problem.

-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Feb 02, 2008 | Philips SA5125/37 MP3 Player

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