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Message pops up after I turn it on, then it cuts off

When I turn my rca pearl on, a message pops up that says "usable memory exceeded, please remove a few files." It then shuts off following the message. This seemed to happen out of no where because before the last time I turned it off, it worked perfectly. Also, the memory is far from being full. Please help

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Have you tired formatting it? Sometimes Mp3 player contacts virus while putting them in a system that has virus. So maybe you should try to scan it because the file inside might have have virus and maybe that's why its misbehaing. Virus also sometimes occupies space on a drive.

I wish you the best.

Posted on Nov 13, 2009

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Main support for the TH1102 is on next sites:
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It says exceeded usable memory and shuts down and wont come back on


I haven't seen the exceeded usable memory message on mine, but I am familiar with Pearls not coming back on.

First, perform a reset buy removing the battery for at least 10s. Sometimes mine just shows the plain pearl logo (not the moving one) and then shuts off. Removing the battery for a while and then putting it back in always fixes it so that it shows the plain pearl logo for few seconds then displays the animated logo and starts normally.

If this fix doesn't work for you, then the firmware inside the Pearl is most likely corrupted, and can be easily fixed by running this software from the RCA website and following these steps:

  1. start the program,
  2. remove the battery from the TH1102 & wait at least 10 secs,
  3. hold the play button while plugging into usb,
  4. release the play button the the term "initalizing" replaces "searching",
  5. click the start button to replace the firmware.
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Whyis it saying usable memory exceed please remove from file.


This is because you have a limit on the amount of limit you can use on a media player, and you need some memory (about 50mb of it), to make it operate. Now, for example lets say you have a 2gb media player. You could fill it up 1.66gb of the way, but the rest would be needed to make it operate. These days, they don't let you use the memory that is needed to make it operate. For example, it could be an 8gb media player like an iPod, but it would only let you use 7.54gb of it because the rest is needed to operate it. I hope this helped =]

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The "USB Connected" message is normal - the other functions are only usable once the player is DISconnected from the computer.

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