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I can't delete the files inside the f 40,

I try so many times to delete the info in the gigabeat, but it's never gone ... i mean the first time i sync the music that files were properly organized, so i delete the files in my pc but when i turned on my device the files steel there but says tha " NO FILE FOUND" so i fix my music in the Windos Media Player and sync again but tis time the device keep the erased files and addes the new files but never deleted the old ones so now i have a lot of files "NO FILE FOUND"
How can i clean my gigabeat f 40
please send me a solution my mail is:
Felipe Pazmino
bogota colombia

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Re: I can't delete the files inside the f 40,

Try using the gigabeat room software that should have come with the device. im being forced to do that at the moment. On the plus side it can completely control everything on the gigabeat

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Re: I can't delete the files inside the f 40,

Same problem

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Everytime when i switch on my gigabeat f20, it shows this error.NO SYSTEM FOUND ON HDD. i've tried formating but once this error appears, you can't do anything. Sometimes it shows SYSTEM ERROR.

Hi theofrimp109,

This error usually happens when the firmware has been corrupted or deleted. The easiest way to correct this is by updating the firmware. You may also try to restore the firmware data by following the steps below.

1. Connect the gigabeat to your computer using a USB cable.

2. Start Explorer on the PC.

3. Open the folder in which the gigabeat room is installed.
--> The folder in which the gigabeat room is installed can be opened by clicking [Start] [All Programs] [TOSHIBA gigabeat room 2.0] [gigabeat room 2.0
Program Folder]. Usually, the folder will be found in C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\gigabeat room 2.0.

4. If you can't find the folder, please go inside the gigabeat then click on [tools], [folder option], go to [view tab] then select [show hidden files and folders].

5. Now, inside the gigabeat root, copy a folder named "GBSYSTEM" located in the folder that was opened in Step 3.

6. Use "Safely Remove Hardware" and disconnect the gigabeat.

Hope it helps.

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Jun 28, 2011 | Toshiba Gigabeat MEG-F20S MP3 Player

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How do i upload music from my pc to gigabeat 40gb i pod

To transfer music files to your gigabeat, simply connect it to the PC via USB cable. A gigabeat window will pop up on your screen and will direct you to WMP 11 (make sure to click the "Complete" button, or it will not take you to WMP 11). Once you're in WMP 11, assemble the list of music you wish to transfer and press "Sync". The program will automatically begin transferring data to your gigabeat.

Mar 01, 2011 | Toshiba Gigabeat F40 40 GB MP3 Player

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How do i clear the memory on the f40 toshiba gigabeat i cleared the songs out on my pc but the listings still remain on the gigabeat itself and keeps reading no file found

Hi there,
You have to clear the play list, until then the list will always appear in the player.
Have a nice time over there Does this not solve the problem, then try to return here
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Jul 06, 2010 | Toshiba Gigabeat F40 40 GB MP3 Player

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Could I please have more instructions on how to restore firmware data as I am still getting same results. "NO SYSTEM FOUND ON HDD" 00200060

Just install your software that came with your Gigabeat. After installation please run the following program. Start/Programs/Toshiba Gigabeat Room/Formatting Utility for Gigabeat. This will place all the files back in the hard drive. Please do not format this unit from My computer to the drive letter. You end up deleting the system and boot files. if that does not help try this in your software you right click on your gigabeat room and open it up and find gbsytem folder drag and drop into your gigabeat on your my computer screen. and then check out.try it couple of times.many times this does work for first time directly. -------- you can also try contacting topshiba service center click the link directly ---------- try downloading the firmware again and installing it in your device click this link directly for firmware ----- This will help. Thanks please keepupdated.please do rate the solution positively .thank you for using fixya.

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Toshiba Gigabeat-U MP3 Player suffering "USB ERROR #203"

try reinstalling any software that come with it.
try a different usb cable.
try different usb ports.

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Vista recognises Gigabeat F40 as a hard drive and not an Mp3

hi had the same problem with mine, you must use the dock and have the connections setting set to media player it will sync then

Dec 05, 2008 | Toshiba Gigabeat MEG-F20S MP3 Player

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I need to reset the entire program on the f40. System settings and all

The EASY but Time consuming way (If you Only hagve USB 1), is to just RESET the unit.
The manual will run you through it, and reload.
I have both Gigabeat Room, and Win/Player 11, and have reset and reloaded a few times.
Just take some time (Specially with Gig Room)
Good Luck

Jun 13, 2008 | Toshiba Gigabeat F40 40 GB MP3 Player

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File transfer Problem

Ok, I figured out a solution on my own.

Remarkably simple - all I did was reformat the player again and then reinstall windows media player.

Although in my travels I came across an article which may help users with a similar problem:

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