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My rio carbon can't upgrade(error mess : the semaphore timeout period has expired.

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Hi, the nag screen "The semaphore timeout period has expired" is showing up because the file copy retrial time out limit is being reached & hence the error. (A firmware Problem)
But this normally occurs after your unit has frozen during file transfer or there about.
It is possible that the unit is defective. But first, re flash the firmware and then try again. You have to upgrade the firmware of the unit and you can do this while downloading the utility from the support page HERE.
If that does not solve the problem, you have no choice that to contact Rio directly to help fix the unit...

Posted on Oct 16, 2010

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