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Help dont want to lose everything

I wnat to delete a few of the files, i have lost the box and software disc but dont wanna lose everything i have recorded when i press delete on the appropriate file it says yes of no so i select yes then it says delete all! does this mean all the files on the dictaphone as im to chickent to lose an hours work please help.

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The reason it is asking you if you want to delete all is because you have not selected specific files to erase, so when you hit erase without selecting a file it assumes you mean delete all.

To erase try these steps...

To erase a selected file from Folder A, B, or C:

  1. Press the MENU/FOLDER button to select Folder A, B, or C.
  2. Press the - or + button to select the file to be erased.
  3. Press the ERASE button.
  4. Press the - or + button to select YES.
  5. Press the ENTER/INDEX button.
To erase the contents of Folder A, B, or C:
  1. Press the MENU/FOLDER button to select Folder A, B, or C.
  2. Press the ERASE button twice.
  3. Press the - or + button to select YES.
  4. Press the ENTER/INDEX button.
To erase a selected file from a date subfolder in Folder S:
  1. Press the MENU/FOLDER button to select Folder S.
  2. Press the - or + button to select the date subfolder.
  3. Press the PLAY button.
  4. Press the - or + button to select the file to be erased.
  5. Press the STOP button.
  6. Press the ERASE button.Press the - or + button to select YES.
  7. Press the ENTER/INDEX button.
To erase the contents of a date subfolder in Folder S:
  1. Press the MENU/FOLDER button to select Folder S.
  2. Press the - or + button to select the date subfolder to be erased.
  3. Press the ERASE button twice.
  4. Press the - or + button to select YES.
  5. Press the ENTER/INDEX button.
To erase the contents of a month subfolder in Folder S:
  1. Press the MENU/FOLDER button to select Folder S.
  2. Press the ERASE button three times.
  3. Press the STOP or PLAY button to select the month subfolder to be erased.
  4. Press the ENTER/INDEX button.
  5. Press the - or + button to select YES.
  6. Press the ENTER/INDEX button.
To erase the contents of Folder S:
  1. Press the MENU/FOLDER button to select Folder S.
  2. Press the ERASE button four times.
  3. Press the - or + button to select YES.
  4. Press the ENTER/INDEX button.

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