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Format I formatted my gigabeat by mistake and now is not recognized by the room program. What can I do? I think is a common problem but did'n found the firmware for put it again.

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  • feroz60 Sep 18, 2008

    I found the problem. The hard drive was broken, I replace it and now don't have problems.

  • feroz60 Sep 18, 2008

    Is easy, here is a page can help you. I bought a hard drive new for $26 in ebay:

    http://www.angelfire.com/bug2/gigabeat/

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Common problem. Upgrade the firmware to see if it will re-add the folders that reformatting erased.

Posted on Jun 25, 2008

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    Corey Knoettgen Sep 18, 2008

    I have no experience with Toshiba. How did you repalce the hard drive?

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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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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.

IMPORTANT NOTE!!!!!!!!!!!

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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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 http://www.csd.toshiba.com/cgi-bin/tais/support/jsp/home.jsp ---------- try downloading the firmware again and installing it in your device click this link directly for firmware http://www.megaupload.com/?d=MO4S7T6I ----- This will help. Thanks please keepupdated.please do rate the solution positively .thank you for using fixya.

Oct 22, 2009 | Toshiba Gigabeat MEG-F20K (20 GB) MP3...

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Gigabeat room fails to recognize my Gigabeat


transfering is not a a problem its a player problem have  you ever format your mp3 player?

Dec 16, 2008 | Toshiba Gigabeat MEGF40S MP3 Player

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Gigabeat room fails to recognize my Gigabeat


It seems to be a permissions thing. When you launch Gigabeat Room, right click and choose "Run as Administrator". The Gigabeat button is then activated in the room interface.

Oct 30, 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

Oct 22, 2007 | Toshiba Gigabeat MEGF40S MP3 Player

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Computer does not recognize Gigabeat Device


the solution is simple. Simply Run both Gigabeat watcher and giga-room programs as administrator if u have windows vista.
How to do this :

Click on start in the taskbar at the bottom right of your screen,
then click on all programs,
then click on the Toshiba Gigaroom Folder,
then right click Gigabeat watcher and click on "Run as Administrator"
then right click "Gigaroom" and click on Run as Administrator

and then look in the bottom right of the taskbar, the little Gigabeat watcher symbol should be there with a green square instead of grey. If its green then it means Vista has recognised your gigabeat and u can now transfer music to it via gigaroom. i hope this helps people as i was on the verge of buying XP myself again... Peace all and HAPPY GIGABEATIN!

DREZO 9/3/2009

Oct 12, 2007 | Toshiba Gigabeat MEGF40S MP3 Player

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