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Folders inside my IRIVER X20 no longer recognised!! HELP PLEASE!!!

This is the second time its happenned. After plugging my Iriver into a friends PC it no longer allows me to view any folders inside includig MUSIC and RECORD!!! Only the files put straight onto its 'Desktop' equivalent are available and even when I navigate the Iriver thru a PC the Folders are not there but it still says the data space (over 3gig) is used! I NEED THE RECORD FILES I am a musician and have recorded hundreds of ideas int there. PLEASE HELP I know the data is there I need to be able to view it and back it up before rebooting the whole thing! THANKS :)

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Try making a new folder, under the same name as the ones lost, or missing. Since the X20 is flash memory based, you may have had some of your data go randomly corrupt. You MAY have to start things over. Sorry! Good Luck!

Posted on Jun 01, 2008

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