Question about Toshiba Gigabeat MEG-F20S MP3 Player

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No system found on hdd

Followed the intructions of restortion of firmware data but still having problems i would be thankful for any help cos it is driving me mad

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  • swathiroyan Dec 16, 2007

    My Toshiba Gigabeat F20 displays No system found on HDD when supplied with power. I am not able to view anything.
    Can u plz help me out?

  • khoury_edy Jul 01, 2008

    Dear Toshiba Support;

    My name is Edy I have Toshiba Gigabeat F20 and am facing problems on it.


    I tried many solutions from the web and still didn’t work.

    I download the new version of the driver “gbf_update_3_0_au.exe” and the problem still exist.

    Is there any way to solve this problem.

    Please it’s an urgent request.

    Thank you in advance

    My mail is [email protected]

    Best regards,

    Edy A. El-Khoury.

  • Anonymous May 05, 2009

    same/no sytem found on hdd on my f60



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  1. go to my computer go inside gigabeat click tools folder option show the hidden folders and system
  2. then u well see 2 or maye one folder or maybe more at all u will delete it all
  3. there is the problem in the final step i have 2 folder when u put them the mp3 work ok 1- his name "GBSYSTEM" 2- "System Volume Information"
  4. this tow folder must be put on and i don't know how to shared to people
  5. can you explant more about that,i realy dont understand the anwser from number 8.thanks

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Replay khoury_edy Salam alaikom , and ramdan Kareem :) , i have the same problem in my gigabeat F60 i make update to 3.0 and put to me the same thing " No system on HDD " but i find a way to fixed it and i hope it well solve yours 

  1. close the mp3 by turn it off battery Button
  2. open the manual to learn  how to open the cover
  3. open just the back not the monitor cover
  4. u will see Broad-wire come outside the range of hard drive
  5. Separate cautiously the broad wire by small key put the small key between the hard drive and the wire and pull th wire up and be warned to not brake up
  6. then turn the battery on and Connect usb and start the mp3
  7. when the mp3 will Connected to the computer Connect the wire to the hard drive
  8. go to my computer go inside gigabeat click tools folder option show the hidden folders and system
  9. then u well see 2 or maye one folder or maybe more at all u will delete it all
  10. there is the problem in the final step i have 2 folder when u put them the mp3 work ok 1- his name "GBSYSTEM" 2- "System Volume Information"
  11. this tow folder must be put on and i don't know how to shared to people
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Posted on Sep 10, 2008

  • Anonymous Sep 10, 2008

    sorry people put i'm not so good in english so if u didn't understand some thing just till me 
    thank u all 




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This Worked For Me!!! Check this link it is the only thing that fixed my "no system found" problem. This guy really did his homework.

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