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Sony Vaio RS-530G. Have recovery disk. Did recovery a few years ago but "think" did not install "giga pocket," but now want it installed. Probelm is, after loading recover startup it asks for disk 1. Disk 1 then states everything will be erased. \r\n I only want to install giga pocket. Or is it installed and I just can't find it (tried searching and control panel . . . nothing about giga pocket." Mahalo!

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Running your install disk will place a new OS on the drive and if what you want is on the disk, that as well. Make a backup of your data first then restore it all.

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SOURCE: When I start Giga Pocket

it might have driver confilcts. what is you os platform?

Posted on Mar 22, 2008

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SOURCE: Sony Giga Pocket, error: GP666-computer pcv-rs 430G

I had this problem and I renamed the GigaPocket V5 directory and restarted Giga Pocket. No more problems with GP666, now I just need to learn how to re-import the old videos into the cabinet.

Wingblur

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Try to uninstall the tv tuner drivers in safe mode and restart unit.

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SOURCE: Have a Vaio PCV-RS 530G, everything lights up on

Those beeping sounds are the computer post codes. They point you in the direction of any hardware problem its encountered while trying to boot up.

Here's a url which should help you with a bit more info:-

http://www.computerhope.com/beep.htm

That beep code should point you in the right direction of any component failure you may have.

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Someone gave me a sony vaio desktop pcv-rz26g without a hard drive or ram. i added both and installed winxp-sp3 along with every windows update. i am having a hell of a time trying to add this 'giga...


Hi Ryan,

Sorry to hear about your troubles, but I think I have something that can help you:

1. Don't shoot me, but if you haven't already, go to this link and download the package. You don't need the Giga Pocket update (is useless so I assume that is where you are having problems) BUT the MPEG encoder drivers are necessary.

2. Get the Giga Pocket app and all the frills for XP from here

3. Although I could leave it here, I know that a lot of problems arise when people install both the drivers and Giga Pocket app such as getting a grey screen for all your channels despite this whole process being such a pain. All you need to do to make it work is a little bit more work from a command prompt by registering the *ax files. Since you installed the HD, RAM and a new OS, I think you can handle it.

To register the Sony *.ax files (after installing the initial drivers and Giga Pocket):

Note: There seem to be a lot of *.ax files, so I am giving you the automated option. If you have issues and want to do each manually, let me know and I'll guide you.

1.) From the command window, type as follows:
cd "c:\Program Files\Sony"
dir /S /B *.ax

This will give you a list of all of the .ax files in all of the subdirectories.

2.) You need to copy this list into a text file. First, click the window icon at the top left-hand side of the command window. When the menu drops down choose edit-> Mark. Now you can drag the mouse to select the entire list of files. Don't forget to scroll up and start with the first file in the list. When you have selected the entire list, press enter to copy the text.

3.) Next, open Notepad and paste the text into a new document. Now use the search and replace feature as follows. First, replace all instances of c:\
with the following
regsvr32 "c:\

Then, replace all instances of
.ax
with the following
.ax"

4.) Finally, save the file somewhere easy to remember would the file extension .bat. For example, you could save it as c:\giga.bat

Now all you have to do is run the batch file that you just created. You can either double-click it or run it from the command window. To run it from the command window simply enter the filename by itself on the command line. When you run it, it will display a dialog box for each file that was successfully registered.

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PROBLEM SOLVED. APPARENTLY THE GIGA POCKET PROGRAM IS AFFECTED BY THE SONIC STAGE MUSIC PROGRAM OF SONY. I RE-FORMATTED AND DID NOT INSTALL THE VAIO MEDIA AND SONIC STAGE SOFTWARE ...

THE TV TUNER NOW WORKS FINE ....

I JUST USE WINDOWS MEDIA PLAYER AND WINAMP FOR THE MUSIC ....

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use any cd burning software and copy the cds dont copy the contents only, use copy cd function for recreating the cds

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Re-Loading Software


Since they installed a generic copy of xp, there are none of the sony installed add-ons present on the computer. go here to view the available downloads for your system provided by sony, you will have to select the "EVERYTHING" tab to see the giga downloads if it does not load there.
Otherwise you will have to contact sony for a recovery disk specific to your system.

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format hdd and reinstall ur operating system

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Sony Giga Pocket, error: GP666-computer pcv-rs 430G


I had this problem and I renamed the GigaPocket V5 directory and restarted Giga Pocket. No more problems with GP666, now I just need to learn how to re-import the old videos into the cabinet.

Wingblur

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When I start Giga Pocket I get an error: gp666 cannot launch-Giga Pocket data base might be damaged. I have re-booted, reinstalled and loaded Giga Pocket update utility 5.5. Verified that Vaio media video...


This one took me a while to figure out as I had the same problem.

The answer is rename/delete the D:\GigaPocket directory and restart GigaPocket. It will regenerate the directory and will work fine....or at least mine did.

Have fun
Wingblur

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