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Toshiba gigabeat my toshiba gigabeat was dropped. i was then listening to music and it froze on me about 2 minutes after it was dropped. i turned it on and it said something about your device needing to be repaired. now when i turn it on theres a white screen and the computer doesnt recognize that it has any files on it anymore. how do i fix this?

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Gosh! where did you drop the gigabeat?? It must have been a hard fall, or in an awkward position, because I have dropped mine on cement so many times, but it has a tiny scratch on the back and nothing else.

I once had to send my gigabeat in to the company for repairs. They did a pretty good job, fixed it, and sent it back. I would recommend sending it in, because your problem seems out of your control.

Posted on Dec 26, 2007

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How to do this :

Click on start in the taskbar at the bottom right of your screen,
then click on all programs,
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