Malware infections are the main reasons you need to opt for a player reformat. Troubles like memory leak, issues in double clicking and opening the player storage in your PC, issues in copying or transferring files or other associated issues may follow malware infections. Reformatting would be a perfect cure. Reformatting can also be done if you wish to delete everything off your player storage, when it gets too messy.
By Direct Reformat
Start by connecting the Mp3 player to your PC with the USB cables that came with the device. Your computer will recognize the device in a few seconds. If not, try connecting it again or use a different USB port to connect. Close the auto play window if it pops up and click Start, and lunch My Computer. Here you can view the list of drives, and by the external media section, you can find the connected Mp3 device. Right click and select Format, this will open a new window. Here, you can click Start to initiate the format. The process may take less than few minutes to complete, depending upon the storage size.
By Installing Player Firmware
Anther option to reformat your Mp3 player is by installing the player firmware from your computer. Go to your Mp3 manufacturer’s download website and get the latest firmware for your device. After download, you can connect the player to your PC and run the firmware installation. Follow the Installation Wizard further and reinstall the player firmware and to reformat your Mp3 player .