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Toshiba gigabeat F40

When I go to turn it on it starts to load then shows a mesage "NO SYSTEM FOUND ON HDD" what can I do to get it working again please help :-(

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I have same problem with the gigabeat f40 i try to reformat it & copy again GBSYTEM but doesn't work. helpp plzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

Posted on Oct 01, 2008

Re: toshiba gigabeat F40

Because bootloader found ,must copy again GBSYTEM

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Toshiba Gigabeat Touch Controls broken - need to transfer music to iPod

remove front cover on Gigabeat F40, remove battery. on back of battery a spacers remove those and replace with thinner spacers. I used hi quality insulation tape three layers of and stick back onto battery. Install battery again and it will have fixed the problem. Did it with mine

Jun 15, 2012 | Toshiba Gigabeat F40 40 GB MP3 Player

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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.

Thank you for using FixYa.

Jun 28, 2011 | Toshiba Gigabeat MEG-F20S 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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System error 00200060 NO SYSTEM FOUND ON HDD ona Toshiba MEGF40. I tried firmware upgrade, reformatting but not working hellp me

Okay, here's what you need to do. I'm assuming at some point yours like mine was formatted under windows. This is bad for them lol. Locate your copy of gigabeat room, and install it. This comes with a extra program in the start menu titled formatting utility for gigabeat. Format with this program, and then look under program files/toshiba/gigabeatroom/GBsystem. Copy GBsystem to the gigabeat, then turn the battery off with the switch on the bottom for thirty seconds. That should do it.


This can only be done with a computer running USB 1.0. My newer computers could not "see" the gigabeat properly. I used an old machine with outdated USB to get mine to work again :) you can also check for aftermarket firmware called Rock Box, just installed that one mine, no more converting music to *.sat, it'll take straight mp3s now just like it should :) uploaded 20 gigs to it in less than half an hour :) beats the hell out of waiting ten hours for 8 gigs lol!

Jun 14, 2010 | Toshiba Gigabeat F40 40 GB MP3 Player

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Needs software for Toshiba Gigabeat F40

Hi there,
Maybe you can find it on Toshiba site, the following link is download link include all aplicable to Gigabeat models:

Click here for Gigabeat F40 software

hope it help

Apr 18, 2010 | Toshiba Gigabeat F40 40 GB 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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I need help

the OS as been delete from hdd , most of the time 'cause formatting hdd with windows
must have other Gigabeat same model fonctional , or call Toshiba and ask for repair center near you they can copy O.S. back in your Blank hdd .

Hope that help a bit

May 29, 2008 | Toshiba Gigabeat MEG-F20S MP3 Player

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When formatting occurred a key system folder was erased - Toshiba no longer maintains the replacement software -sorry

Feb 28, 2008 | Toshiba Gigabeat MEG-F20S MP3 Player

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Error number 00100060

Comment by MAHMOOD, posted on Oct 22, 2007 my younger brother plugged my megf20 gigabeat to pc and he formatted that using windows xp format disk utility now when i am turning on the gigabeat i just see an error and that is
no system found on hdd
error number is 00100060
if you can help me please

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