Question about Audio Players & Recorders
If you have a MAC you will get that error - unfortunately I cannot help with Macintoshes.
If, however, you are using Windows then I can help you. You need to format your mp3 player to get rid of this message. Your file system is probably NFTS or FAT32, and this player is trying to read it as a FAT. You will need to take a look at the properties of your C: drive, and see if your computer is a FAT32, or an NFTS.
There are two ways to format an Mp3 player - one on the computer itself, and one in Windows Media Player. Both methods will end up erasing all the songs on the player, but the player will be "good as new" after that. Sometimes reformatting in this manner will override the player's native formatting and cause problems - this can be reversed in most cases by updating the player's firmware. Firmware upgrades are available from most manufacturers' websites.
WARNING: The following procedures will erase all songs on the player.
Check if the file system is NTFS. If yes, format it to FAT or FAT32. - Connect player to computer, double-click my computer, right click on icon of mp3 player and select format. This only applies to Windows-based computers.
You can also format the player in Windows Media Player itself:
Connect your Mp3 player to the computer and open Windows Media Player. Click on the Sync tab. Pull down the drop down menu underneath the Sync tab by moving your cursor over the Sync tab and left clicking on the little black arrow underneath the Sync tab. Highlight "name of Mp3 player here 1GB" (wording may vary slightly), and then select "Format." - this should erase everything.
-Tha Mp3 Doctor
Posted on Jun 25, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: RCA HC106A 4 gig mp3 player
u might have to reformat it because mine did the same thing and sombody told me how to reformat it all u do is plug ur mp3 into ur computer with ur usb cord then go to a folder called 'my computer' then there should ba an icon that looks somthing like an mp3 and if u dont see it at first give it a few minuets then when it dose show up it should have the name of what ur mp3. RIGHT CLICK on the icon then click on FORMAT and it should reformat it.It might not work though oh and if the name of ur mp3 isent there but the icon is and were the name of ur mp3 should be it will say something like MTP device like it did 2 me when i tried to reformat mine.If that dont work u could try to reset it by holding the power button for 10 secends.Those might not cause neither 1 did 4me.good luck!!
Posted on Mar 30, 2008
Error ---------> FAT ERROR
external Media With
If You See This Error On Your RCA Jet ( S2001 A)
Then Your Absolutely Screwed!
I Hope You Kept The Receipt!
If Not Go Spend Another 50$ ( Keep The Receipt This Time )!
The RCA People Forgot Mention That The Memory Chip In The
Jet (S2001 A ) Is Easily Damaged or Easily Wiped Clean When
Attaching The USB Cable To A PC That Recognizes It As A Storage Drive !..Also If You Go Past 975mb of free Space Even Though It Says It Will Hold 1GB Of Music You Get The Same Error So Remember 2 Things ....
#1 Do Not Go Past 975 mb Of Free Space With Music
#2 Save The Receipt Every Time You Buy A Jet !
Sorry If Im Blunt ..But If It Helps I Had To Buy Another One Myself Cause I Had No Idea It Was A ( POS ) With Issues !!!
Posted on Aug 14, 2008
Not really sure of the options there but here is a fix that works on rca H106
Go to settings and go to advanced press play once only. Plug into computer and it wil recognize it as a flash drive. Completely Format the drive then unplug the player from computer. It will switch back to previous setting automatically. If you need to update drivers and firmware use the auto updater from http://www.voxxsupport.com/images/downloads/autoupdater.exe
Posted on Dec 18, 2009
You can try to format the mp3 player.
Go through: Setting>Control Panel>Administrative Tools>Computer Management>Disk management>
Try to format it with fat files system.
hope this help you
Posted on Dec 29, 2009
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