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I need help please help me

When i turn on my m230 it says "MTP DB MISMATCH FORMAT" then it says "NOT ENOUGH SPACE FOR MUSIC DB. PLEASE FREE 4MB." then it says that i have no files of music ican only play the fm radio. PLEASE HELP IF YOU CAN

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