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Old 05-16-2013, 02:13 PM   #91
Br*ste1 began at the beginning.
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Device: PRS-T1
Fantastic - reader came back after 2 weeks from the repair service, and all they did was a factory reset, even though I told them I already did that.

Needless to say that the problem is still unfixed.

Originally Posted by entodoays View Post
@Br*ste1 One possible solution is to use a modified procedure of the one I posted.

Basically, you could try:

1. backing up the unique part of your Reader using dd. I don't remember the exact command line. @Rupor can you give the command to use.

2. Backup a good PRS-T1 completely.
3. Restore the backup to the faulty one followed immediately by
4. a restore of the unique raw data block at the beginning copied in the first step.

When I had checked my PRS-T1 for bad blocks it found some here and there but my procedure made my Reader behave "as new".
That sounds great, but how can I do that from a windows machine?
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