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Lifebox have been having the same problems already mentioned, crossed files, files not showing up etc, so decidede to upgrade the firmware from Maplins site, as suggested in other forums Followed instrutions , and now cannot see anything in TV mode, just a blank screen, when connected via usb to computer all is fine Apart from throw it away, is there anything that can be done thanks

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  • kingneptune Feb 06, 2008

    same upgrade now blue screen

  • stevew1 Feb 07, 2008


    you need to type properly, cant ever understand what you;ve written !

  • stevew1 Feb 07, 2008

    there is a problem with this and maplins know about it, the firmware fix is on there website, and does not work, this is what causes the problems , no tv mode

    sorry to the person b4

  • raftaff Feb 09, 2008

    same problem exactly as stevew1.  not happy!!

  • stevew1 Feb 17, 2008

    send it back from where it came from, mine is, and no problem with that

    seems there is a big problem with this unit, everybody knows about it, but its still being sold



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I have the opposite it works on tv but not on pc.

Posted on Nov 04, 2008


Take it back i did, it wasnt a problem,

Posted on Oct 01, 2008


Had a 250 gig lifebox in august 2008 no problems at all it's great, only looked here to see if there was a firmware upgrade not that i really need 1

Posted on Sep 30, 2008

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I spoke to maplin technical support and they said its not repairable as the firmware will now be locked.  But they are happy to replace them.  If you purshased it with a hard drive installed, then this will also have to be returned so back up your data elsewhere.

Posted on Feb 17, 2008

Since I got my media storage, nothing shows on my TV. Like one other user said, everything seem to be fine from the pc but when it is connected to the TV, nothing comes up.

I need help!


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Ok 1st back up the old settings the solution might be faster .. and more u upgread teh more ur get far frome wen done...the problem might be frome the format try difregmenting then make a surface scan and try again..and if these tasks dident succes u must format it..but u do it in this way...go controle pannel,administrative tools,take the icon of ur pc,and click on th esecond option and then the 3rd..and u will see it...just right click and format..and try again

Posted on Feb 07, 2008

  • mike nasr Feb 07, 2008

    stevew1 i am not an anglais or i talk a low level..but these tips r way u try scandisk and diffragment if the task did not work proparly ur hardwear is a bit damage or have bad or overrighted clusters , u must format 2 recover or spend 3 weeks bying recovery disk so go 2 controll panell in administartive tools...


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