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Sansa clip 2 gb

The player charged fine and uploaded some music from CDs fine. In fact, during the first 30 minutes that I used it, everything was fine. But, now it skips during almost every song like a record player that has been bumped. I'm about to take it back and get an iPod shuffle if I can't figure this out. I said I would never do it, but...

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  • laraleighp Oct 11, 2008

    Okay, you're way over my head with the first question. But, I ripped the songs from CDs using windows media player and synced them onto the clip. And, yes, they play just fine on the PC.

  • fixyapalm May 11, 2010

    What is the format and bitrate of the songs? Do they play alright on your PC? How did you get the music from the CD onto the Clip?

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Lets rule out hardware

  • Make sure the player is fully charged.
  • Make sure the earbuds are FULLY plugged in. This is easy to miss on a new player.
  • See if the problem depends on the volume setting on the player.
  • Change the earbuds from the originals and see if the problem continues.
  • You may have a bad player, try another.
If it is software, you will have to answer the first question.

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