Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Buying anything on Amazon? Please use the Geekzone Amazon aff link.


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 
1485 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 87


  Reply # 515797 2-Sep-2011 15:50

Are you in this thread? Looks promising if you can access the 1st partition.


Edit: More googling shows that error 802 was a problem that got a firmware update to fix. Maybe you don't need a drive just an update.

1357 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 82


  Reply # 515798 2-Sep-2011 15:50

blur: Hi there

I have an annoying problem with my Bose LS-48. The system has started to make terrible noises which sound like the hard disk. When I turn the power off on the system I get an error on the screen of "FAILED 802 Call Bose"

Googling tells me that this is a failed hard disk message.

The drive itself is a Toshiba 40GB 2.5" drive, and is cheap to buy on-line. However I have read lots of threads where people have been unable to get the Bose system software on the drive and have resorted to paying Bose's extortinate prices for the replacement part.

Has anybody had any luck swapping out a drive in a Bose system?


Google harder!!!

http://forum.eserviceinfo.com/viewtopic.php?t=79881&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=0

Look at the bottom of that page - this dude seems to have it sorted.
If the hard drive is stuffed then you have obviously lost the music - but at least you may be able to get it functional again.

EDIT: Bung - you beat me to the same post by seconds!!! 




-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Nothing is impossible for the man who doesn't have to do it it himself - A. H. Weiler

1556 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 56


  Reply # 515803 2-Sep-2011 15:57 Send private message

freitasm: As pointed, this topic is not really about the product or brand, but about the repair on a specific fault... So let's stick to the topic.


Apologies. You are quite right.
Having now seen the original cost it would be well worth contacting Bose to see what they can/will do about it.
If I paid that much I'd be somewhat annoyed to lose the HDD after 4 - 5 years.

2244 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 87

Subscriber

  Reply # 515973 2-Sep-2011 22:39 Send private message

Paying a lot of money for a stereo won't guarantee a long lasting spinning HDD. It doesn't matter whose name is on the outside of the box - Samsung, Apple, Panasonic, Bose...
However, I'm picking the CGA will work in your favour this time around, but remember, the CGA won't cover labour - so if they send you a new HDD you could be cracking the unit open to fix it. But to ensure a claim goes your way, make sure you don't crack the unit open before the Bose service agents do (just in case they get picky about you opening up the gear).

1562 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 98

Subscriber

  Reply # 516732 5-Sep-2011 10:41 Send private message

Dunnersfella: the CGA won't cover labour


Yes it will. 

1 post

Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 522234 17-Sep-2011 07:14 Send private message

blur,



I sorted BOSE HDD problem. See my post signed as DC on 30 August at the bottom of the following page:
 http://forum.eserviceinfo.com/viewtopic.php?p=249185 


Regards!         

1 | 2 
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Netflix officialy launching in NZ in March
Created by jarj, last reply by tdgeek on 21-Nov-2014 19:08 (97 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


Current Netflix payment method as of Nov 14 - Cant pay
Created by andynz, last reply by Regs on 24-Nov-2014 17:00 (29 replies)
Pages... 2


Click Monday Deals
Created by mrtoken, last reply by Krishant007 on 24-Nov-2014 17:11 (25 replies)
Pages... 2


Gull Employment Dispute.
Created by networkn, last reply by ubernoob on 25-Nov-2014 08:55 (91 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


Voda VDSL, Horrid offnet performance.
Created by TimA, last reply by kawaii on 25-Nov-2014 08:19 (27 replies)
Pages... 2


SEO spammers
Created by freitasm, last reply by jamesrt on 24-Nov-2014 16:09 (25 replies)
Pages... 2


SSD hard drive in aging HTPC disappointingly slow
Created by watman, last reply by joker97 on 23-Nov-2014 22:02 (20 replies)
Pages... 2


To use online streaming do I need to be a geek with unlimited fibre broadband?
Created by Beecee, last reply by littleheaven on 21-Nov-2014 16:12 (21 replies)
Pages... 2



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.