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My sansa e250 has a few problems but the only one I can't find an answer to is this; All my compatible music files have become corrupted on my sansa. I went to the source, and I found some corrupted files with no format on there. They had names like 'p'and 'ҰŸ۫۫'. I hadn't put them on there and they wont delete. Also there were also some files with similar names that I managed to delete 3 of. I can't view them and I'm pretty sure I shouldn't. My sansa has only been connected to my computer which it has a fantastic anti-virus ware so I don't think it's downloaded from my computer. Please help me!

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Although you have excellent virus protection it is a virus. But there is a solution, if you go to mcafee.com you can download a program "stinger" it's free so don't worry. Run the program with your Sansa in MSC USB mode otherwise Stinger will not recognize the Sansa in a directory. Now, When You add Directories do not take off your C drive because your music files might have the virus this program removes them without removing your music files. PS: I also Defraged and formatted my Sansa, not sure if its neccessary.

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