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Philips SA3245/37 mp3 playet reads File system error and my computer does not recognize it

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Do you have Windows Vista by any chance? Open up the Philips Device Manager, and click on "Repair" - repair the device. Then click on "Update" - update the firmware.

If your computer still won't recognize the player, then:

Try this: disconnect the player from the computer, turn it off, hold in the volume + button, and reconnect the player to the computer while holding the volume + button in. Keep holding the volume + button for an additional 5-50 seconds. Windows should eventually go into recovery mode and revive the player- it will pop up a window that says Found New Hardware Wizard.

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Go to Philips website
Get the updated Philips Device Manager for your model (rather than the one that came with the CD)
Once you have installed the updated Philips Device Manager, open it, and click on the Update button - it will update your player's firmware, which should resolve your issue.

If you are, instead, getting a message that says "File System Error" - return your mp3 player to the store or call Philips and see if you can get an in-warranty replacement.

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I have seen quite a few threads around Fixya in which the stated problem is that the Mp3 or Digital Audio Player will not load the songs; will appear to load the songs but will not actually play them in the Mp3 player once disconnected from computer; will skip the songs on the player, or show only “0:00” for file length; songs “disappear” all of a sudden (although this particular problem can be caused for many reasons not covered in this article); your store-bought/burned/ripped CD’s will not load into your Mp3 player; or get the error message “File Format Not Supported.” All of these problems occur because the user is trying to download a song format that the player does not recognize. Every music file is in a certain format. The most common music file formats are Mp3, WMA, AAC, WAV, RA, etc. Each Mp3 player only recognizes a certain number of these formats. Every Mp3 Player is different. You will have to check your Mp3 player’s product specifications (specs) or user’s manual to find out which formats your particular Mp3 player recognizes. When you try to download or sync the wrong file format, you will get one of the errors that I mentioned above.
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