USB Flash Drive please help

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  1. Anarchy99 macrumors 6502

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    hello i have a muvo mp3 player that i accidentally formated that has no mac drivers it is supost to be able to open automaticly but it doesnt
    it says the disk cant be read and to initialize so i try and i get eror messages so i used the pc software with win98 on vpc and it doesnt work even with the drivers and it will load in os 9 when i format using os9
    how could i fix this so it loads in osx (panther)
     
  2. Anarchy99 thread starter macrumors 6502

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  3. JRP macrumors newbie

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    Have a similar problem

    Got the SonyEricsson HBM-30 Bluetooth headset and MP3 player.

    It uses Sony Memorystick for the music files.

    Worked fine when booting in OS 9, but since i got panther on my AlPB 15, it doesn't seem to work.

    Memorystick shows up on PB desktop but when putting Memorystick into the HBM-30 again, it cant read it.

    So as the man says, pls help someone if you have a clue.
     
  4. jxyama macrumors 68040

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    for the MuVo, go to a windows PC and format it in FAT.

    the music/battery part must be encoded to read FAT and play mp3 on it. so once you formatted on a Mac (HFS), it's no longer recognized.

    Mac has FAT driver so that's why those disks can be read. but non-Macs typically don't have HFS drivers.
     
  5. Anarchy99 thread starter macrumors 6502

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    well what do i use on a pc to format it to FAT the muvo formating tool doesnt see any thing when i try to use it
     

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