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Loading and random

I just bought a Zen and i tried to load music on it---i've got about 5000 songs on my computer and the zen is supposed to hold around 15000. it stopped short of loading many, and it loaded about 500 into an "unknown" folder, with a few others in the specific folders by album. when i try to play 'random play all', it only plays the ones from the 'unknown' folder. any ideas other than returning it and trading it in for an ipod my friends are familiar with? thanks!

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Re: loading and random

Some times if you load to many folder it gets confused, make sure you on the latest firmware from creative and try only a few songs at first to many folders may be a problem.

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Is there a way to use your computer to delete music

Yes there is no way to speed the thing up i think, but if you have WINDOWS MEDIA PLAYER then you can plug your zen in, let it load and when you enter WINDOWS MEDIA PLAYER click on the sync button and then you will see the tabs on the left side of the screen. EX.( playlists ) click you name or whatever you listed the device under and pull down the tab. you will see a songs option click it and the songs that are on your zen will come up. click on whatever song you want and hit delete on you keyboard.

LOL i hope that helped.....

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The songs you downloaded from limewire should be in a folder somewhere. When you set up limewire you created a folder where your limewire mp3s would be saved You may have used the default folder. Just find that folder where your files are saved then connect your Mp3 player to your computer. Your computer should recognize it as a drive and Appear in "My Computer". Double click on the Mp3 player icon in My Computer. This will open up the player. Then with the player and the limewire folder open just drag the Mp3s onto your Player. I hope this has been helpful.

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most of the time its either on random mode or on shuffle.....idk how your mp3 works but normally you can take it off by going to the menu and searching for shuffle or random....

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Well! I bought a ZEN V Plus yesterday, spent a whole day setting it up ... tried to charge it today, using the USB charger ... KAPUT! it went into recovery mode ... I had the same problem as you mentioned .... try this firmware fix from CREATVE ,.... Hope it helps! good luck

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My creative Zen 8Gb wont allow more than 597 songs..

I'll run a cleanup on your zen, if that doesn't work then you should format it and re-transfer everything. Additionally, you may want to upgrade your players firmware.

How to enter the Zen’s Recovery Mode for Clean Up, Format All, Reload Firmware, and Reboot:

1. With the Zen off, press and hold the "play/pause" button.

2. Continue to hold until you perform Steps 3 and 4. If you accidentally release the button, start the procedure again.

3. Gently push the end of a thin object (like a pin or straightened paperclip) into the Reset hole. You should be able to feel the release click of the button.

4. Slide the On/Off/Lock switch towards the power button and hold until the boot screen appears on the display.

The Recovery Mode screen appears, and four menu items are shown:

Clean Up: A cleanup of the file system and database files takes place. All (uncorrupted) data should stay in tact. When the cleanup is complete, select Reboot. Your player restarts and starts rebuilding its music library. All files should remain intact unless they were detected as being corrupt.

Format All: This will completely reset the Zen and remove all user stored files on it.

Reload Firmware: This will prepare the Zen to accept a reload, new, or older firmware based on the specific firmware file you download and execute on a computer. Selecting this option will prevent your Zen from being able to boot, so make sure you have the firmware file on you computer and ready to load.

Reboot: This will execute a soft reboot of the Zen's operating system.

How to Clean Up, Delete Temp Files, and Reformat the Zen using Zen Media Explorer:

1. Plug the Zen.
2. Go to Zen Media Explorer.
3. Select "Settings and Information".
4. Select the "Tools" Tab.
5. This page will show you the options to Clean Up, Delete Temp Files, and Reformat the Zen.

(Warning: When reformatting, you will lose all files you put on the Zen)

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Yes, but you also need to load the ZEN software onto her computer so that you can add music to the player. You can load the playlist several ways, using Yahoo music, Windows Media Player, or using the Zen Media Explorer.

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CUSE FORMAT YOUR doing is hi quilty i bet 1 gb player is 1000mb small songs are 1.5 mb 2 bigger songs are 4 to 6 mb so u can see it uses more space if u transfer quilty is set to hi quilty ok in the meadia player way u rip[ and convert

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Your music files are corrupt, or they are a file extension that the Zen is not compatible with. I recommend you download a few MP3 songs and try to download those, as a test.

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