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Problem puting songs on

When ever I go to add songs to the Mp3 player, it says that the source has eaither been stop responding or has been disconnected. It started when I put it into a Mac and it wiped out all of the songs and i cant add anything to it but it keeped the recorded songs and still playes radio.

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Re: Problem puting songs on

The MAC reformatted the player, and eliminated the formatting that contained the music songs - this player had a dual mode system where it could either function as an MSC device or an MTP - the manufacturer placed Recordings and Radio on one mode, and music files on the other. A PC can recognize both sides. Macintosh cannot. This player is not MAC-compatible.

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