[Vrstream] yet another question ...

Martin Stewart nariwill at icloud.com
Sat Jun 25 16:19:52 PDT 2016


Personally I have resolved all these problems by setting my podcast downloads for manual, this way, I have the control, not the device. Best wishes Martin

> On 26 Jun 2016, at 9:05 AM, Ricky via Vrstream <vrstream at vrstreamusers.org> wrote:
> 
> well, i formated the internal memory, if nothing else, it does boot up in almost half the time, the measly 2.0gb i had before now shows as 2.6gb, however, i subscribe to 51 podcasts, most are only 1 or 2 minute podcasts, and many only do a couple of episodes per week, but now, it wants to download the podcasts i had already gotten! in preferences i set it to keep 2 episodes per feed, so it is now trying to download 102 episodes! using the 7 key i canceled all of them, but everytime i restart the stream it goes right back to the same 102 episodes, i guess the cancel order is not remembering after a reboot!
> Original message:
>> 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 ...
> 
>>> 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
> 
> 
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>>>> -----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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