Old 02-25-2011, 03:38 PM
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Default How Do I Format My S9?

Hi, my 16Gb Cowon S9 is reading as only having 4Gb of free space, though I only have 5Gb of Music on it. I not great with this type of stuff so I was wondering if someone could give me instructions on how to format the device?

Sorry I know I'm not very knowledgeable in this field so please help!!
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Old 02-25-2011, 04:56 PM
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connect player to PC in MSC mode, right click on you player in My Computer (or windows explorer) and choose format, FAT 32. Let it do it's thing and do a safe disconnect and let it rebuild db. It will erase all the data on you player, reconnect after and reload tunes.

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Old 02-25-2011, 04:57 PM
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Don't ever format your player with Windows, it messes things up and makes the player slower - always use this tool:
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