Question about Toshiba RD-XS32 DVD Recorder
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Toshiba DVD recorder problem
Generally, this problem is caused by bad sectors or other problems on the hard drive and can be resolved by going into the setup menu and re-formatting the hard drive. Of course, all recordings on the hard drive will be erased, so spin them off to dvd first. Be sure to have unplugged and replugged the unit immediately prior to going into the setup menu (don't try to record anything). If this doesn't work, no-one will repair this unit locally, as it must be returned to Toshiba's(TACP) depot for repair. Best of luck.
Posted on May 15, 2007
SOURCE: HDD Corrupt
I have the XS35 and the HDD drive is curropt. Can I do the following?
1. Download the Toshiba firmware update:
2. Burn the ISO to a CD-R disc. ImgBurn is an excellent free burner for this.
3. Insert the CD in your unit. It will auto-install the firmware. Follow onscreen instructions. Takes about 10 minutes total.
After the update, my existing HDD shows are playable again, and I can record and playback from the HDD. I bet it would be a good idea to periodically backup your shows on DVDs, and regularly reformat the HDD.
Posted on Aug 05, 2009
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