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FAT ERROR! reformat external media with SigmaTel formatter

How can i re format rca 2000 1 gig mp3 player

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  • guitar_hero9 Jul 16, 2008

    i have the same error pop up
    but sometimes when i turn it on, it goes back to normal
    ..but i have more songs than im supposed to

  • Anonymous Jul 20, 2008

    any solutions about the fat error in the rca s2001 mp3 player

  • wendydavid1 Aug 01, 2008

    All i keep trying to do is reset it, but to no avail. It was working fine yesterday morning and now today, nothing! I am so upset. This was a present from my husband for Christmas!

  • bpine3141 Aug 25, 2008

    I have a FAT error on my MP3 player series S2001A, please help

  • Anonymous Sep 08, 2008

    how do i fix the fat error

  • yigo Sep 16, 2008


    Error, Reformat External Media with SigmaTelFormatter

    How Can I fix the problem

  • anurag121987 Dec 08, 2008

    i tried charging my phone with an external charger, which wa not advised.
    after charging the phone with it, i am not able to switch it on.
    it gives me this error to reformat it(please help)

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  • Anonymous May 01, 2009

    Ok i had my mp4 for about a year then suddenly it stop working and said format this mp with the sigma Tele formator.What do i do?

  • Anonymous May 08, 2009

    My Mp3 all of a sudden displays fat errorreformat externalmedia with sigma tel formatter. how do I go about doing this on my jeta mp3. This is the last RCA i am buying i have had nothing but bad luck with RCA mp3s. I have one Mp3 that I put music on, and the next day it wouldn't even play. I spent 30.00 to listen to it for one day.

  • Anonymous May 11, 2009

    i tried the download and my pc will not find the device with the error on it. i am begining to think we are screwed.

  • Anonymous May 11, 2009

    Thank You Solution #4!!

    Number 1 is right more or less, but don't believe "you're screwed".
    Just heed his warnings.



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Error ---------> FAT ERROR
Error! Reformat
external Media With
Sigma Telformatter.

If You See This Error On Your RCA Jet ( S2001 A)
Then Your Absolutely Screwed!
I Hope You Kept The Receipt!
If Not Go Spend Another 50$ ( Keep The Receipt This Time )!
The RCA People Forgot Mention That The Memory Chip In The
Jet (S2001 A ) Is Easily Damaged or Easily Wiped Clean When
Attaching The USB Cable To A PC That Recognizes It As A Storage Drive !..Also If You Go Past 975mb of free Space Even Though It Says It Will Hold 1GB Of Music You Get The Same Error So Remember 2 Things ....
#1 Do Not Go Past 975 mb Of Free Space With Music
#2 Save The Receipt Every Time You Buy A Jet !

Sorry If Im Blunt ..But If It Helps I Had To Buy Another One Myself Cause I Had No Idea It Was A ( POS ) With Issues !!!

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Thank you, Solution #3. I took it to another machine and re-updated the firmware and it now works again.

Posted on Mar 30, 2009


This is not true. All i did was move to another pc downloaded the firmware update and installed and its fixed, I had a FAT error and almost gave up after reading numerous "your screwed" post like this but it actually worked i cant believe it the latest firmware update is located here

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It just say please wait.

Posted on Mar 29, 2009

What if its just (s2001)

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