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Sansa e260 It wont hold my songs. When i transfer the songs the green bar goes up and it says its all transferred. BUT. When i turn my sansa on it says refreshing database but there are no songs on it afterwards.....Please help

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Apparently there is a known problem with older firmware with some MP3 files having info in the ID part of the file that makes the player go crazy. So update your firmware or listen to different music :-)

"Bugs Fixed: Stability· Hanging at Refresh Database with certain ID3 tag genres."

This info from page below. Also shows you how to update to latest firmware which may fix your problem

http://forums.sandisk.com/sansa/board/message?board.id=e200&thread.id=10357

Posted on Sep 06, 2008

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