[Vrstream] yet another question ...

Joshua Hendrickson louvins at gmail.com
Sat Jun 25 13:04:29 PDT 2016


Hi to all.  If you did leave any bookshare, or NLS bard books on your
internal memory, then did a format internal memory command, then yes,
you would indeed lose all those books.

On 6/25/16, Szostak, Christine via Vrstream <vrstream at vrstreamusers.org> wrote:
> Nope, I have done it a couple of times now and as long as you back up any of
> your radio stations and podcasts, you should lose nothing. I have not had it
> lose any of my stuff on my  SD Card, internal settings, fermware updates,
> NLS account... Thus, it seems that the only thing you  need to do is back up
> the stations and podcasts you have saved to the SD Card. Note that one thing
> you may want to do, I do not know for certain since I do not leave them on
> the internal memory, is to save any books that you have stored on the
> internal memory (e.g., downloaded NLS or Bookshare books) to an SDCard or
> other external memory source as I do not know if they will need to be
> redownloaded if you do not do so. Hope that helps and sorry for the lengthy
> answer:)!
> Happy Saturday all!
> Chris
>
> Dr. Christine M. Szostak
> Assistant Professor of Psychology
> Department of Social Sciences
> Center for Excellence in Teaching
> Shorter University
> Rome, Georgia
> szostak.1 at osu.edu
> cszostak at shorter.edu
>
>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Vrstream [mailto:vrstream-bounces at vrstreamusers.org] On Behalf Of
> Ricky via Vrstream
> Sent: Saturday, June 25, 2016 3:08 PM
> To: vrstream at vrstreamusers.org
> Subject: Re: [Vrstream] yet another question ...
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> chris, if someone reformats the internal memory as you suggested, will
> things like your nls account be deleted?
> Original message:
>> Hi,
>>   No worries at all, we have all had those times where lots of
>> questions come up for us and that is what this list is for:)! My guess
>> is that something got stuck in your internal memory. Sometimes this
>> happens when things like podcast downloads fail. It also might be a
>> book failing to download...  Try the following as it should help bring
>> your memory back to  the full amount.
>
>> 1)  Backup any radio stations and podcast feeds you have to  an SD Card.
>
>> a)  To do this just press the menus key when in the online bookshelf
>> until you  reach the podcast menu and then use 2 or 8 to move to the
>> option that indicates export. Press the confirm key.
>
>> b)  Repeat step a using the internet radio menu.
>
>> 2)  Turn off the stream.
>
>> 3)  While the stream is off, press and hold the 2, 6, and 8 keys.
>
>> 4)  While these three keys are still being held down, power the stream
>> back on.
>
>> 5)  Once the stream comes on (makes its initial beep), let go of the
>> three numbered keys.
>
>> 6)  You should hear something along the lines of menu, diagnostics,
>> statistics report.
>
>> 7)  Press the 2 or 8 key until you reach the format internal memory
>> option.
>
>> 8)  Press confirm and follow the stream's directions.
>
>> 9)  After this is completed,  your memory should be reset to its original
>> size.
>
>> 10)  Once everything is finished you  will need to add your internet
>> radio stations and podcast feeds back into the stream. To do  this:
>
>> a)  Just press the menus key when in the online bookshelf until you
>> reach the podcast menu and then use 2 or 8 to move to the option that
>> indicates import podcast feeds. Press the confirm key.
>
>> b)  Repeat step a using the internet radio menu.
>>   Hope this helps!
>> Have a wonderful weekend all!
>> Chris
>
>> Dr. Christine M. Szostak
>> Assistant Professor of Psychology
>> Department of Social Sciences
>> Center for Excellence in Teaching
>> Shorter University
>> Rome, Georgia
>> szostak.1 at osu.edu
>> cszostak at shorter.edu
>
>
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Vrstream [mailto:vrstream-bounces at vrstreamusers.org] On Behalf
>> Of shoshana hathaway via Vrstream
>> Sent: Saturday, June 25, 2016 1:04 PM
>> To: vrstream at vrstreamusers.org
>> Subject: [Vrstream] yet another question ...
>
>> Hi,
>
>> Eventually I'll stop acting like a 4 year old, peppering you with
>> questions, promise!  OK, here's the thing.  The only things I've added
>> to my stream memory (I think) are radio favorites stations and podcast
>> subscriptions.  I am careful to move books and saved podcasts to my SD
>> card, so they won't take up stream memory, but I noticed the other day
>> that my stream memory went from 2.6 to 2.5 GB, which means I'm filling
>> it up, somehow.  Do adding music favorite stations and subscribed
>> podcasts do that?  If so, can I move those items to the SD card, and
>> store those files there?  Should I, or should I limit my podcast
>> subscriptions and favorite stations to ...?
>
>> Shoshana, oh, and yes, the Bookshare book I just downloaded does,
>> indeed play(grin).
>
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