Question about Philips GoGear Flash MP3 Player
For sure, the file system is corrupted and is the cause of your woes. The fix lies with the Philips Songbird software. If you do not have Songbird, download it for Windows or Mac here:http://www.usa.philips.com/c/mp3-media-player/22126/cat/en/#/difference/philipssongbird.
Once you have Songbird installed, launch it and select "Repair my Philips device" in the Tools menu. Select your device and follow the instructions specific to your device. For example, instructions for the GoGear Vibe are to disconnect the device, power it down completely, and hold the volume-up key during and after USB connection until the message window disappears.
If the repair utility endlessly indicates it is checking for updates, you are likely using an out-of-date version of Songbird - probably the one that came with your GoGear. If this describes your situation, launch Songbird and select "Check for updates" in the Help menu. This will at least get you upgraded to version 1.9 (currently), even though the latest version is 1.11 (currently).
Instructions that came with some older versions for connecting GoGear in repair mode were incomplete. They left out a crucial step of turning off the GoGear and waiting for it to power down completely before reconnecting in repair mode. Newer versions of Songbird include the ability to reformat the device, reset the device, and to get progress updates during synchronization.
If you've found this information helpful, please indicate as such.
Posted on Apr 04, 2013
Push the reset button then turned it on
Posted on Oct 02, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Dec 31, 2016 | IBM Computers & Internet
on Jul 14, 2011 | Cell Phones
on Mar 04, 2010 | Video Game Consoles & Games
Aug 01, 2010 | Canon PowerShot S90 Digital Camera
Jun 20, 2010 | RCA M2000 MP3 Player
on Dec 06, 2009 | Video Game Consoles & Games
on Dec 04, 2009 | Video Game Consoles & Games
May 09, 2010 | Western Digital WD Passport 250GB Portable...
Dec 16, 2007 | Audio Players & Recorders
Nov 25, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa E280 MP3 Player
Aug 10, 2017 | Philips GoGear Flash MP3 Player
92 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!