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MP3 Player messing up

Hey I got my mp3 player in december and about a week ago it started messing up. I use the media player to sync my songs. I only add one playlist to it and now it adds all these song i dont want on it. I tried to set it where only that playlist gets added and that didnt work. I tried to delete the songs i dont want on it off but for some reason they wont delete and now it says most of my songs are bad tracks. Im not sure if its the media player or my mp3 player. I have the Sandisk e200 series 2GB. When it says bad track it freezes also. I got it from so i tried to take it to the store to see if they could help but they couldnt even open a cabnet, so. Im not sure what i should do. If you could help, please get back to me. Thank you!

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Re: MP3 Player messing up - SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player MP3 & Digital Media Players

Disable auto-sync

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Windows Media Player is made by Microsoft. The general help page for Windows Media Player is:

Through this link, you can enter a variety of search terms that will help you find what you are looking for (exs.: “add files to my mp3 player”; “delete files from my mp3 player,” etc.)

Important Vocabulary:

The code word for “mp3 player” in Windows Media Player is “DEVICE” or “portable device”

The code word for adding files is “SYNC,” “syncing,” or “synchronizing”

The code word for copying files from CD is “RIP,” or “ripping”

The code word for files stored on both My Computer and my Mp3 player (when it is connected to the computer) is “LIBRARY”

To add files (SYNC) to your mp3 player using Windows Media Player 10:

To add files (SYNC) to your mp3 player using Windows Media Player 11:

To delete files from your mp3 player using Windows Media Player 10:

To delete files from your mp3 player using Windows Media Player 11:

My Directions:

1. Connect your mp3 player to the computer

2. Open Windows Media Player

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4. Click on the Songs, Tracks, or other Music Folder

5. Find a song or songs that you want to delete

6. Left-click the song once to highlight it

7. Press the “Delete” button on your computer’s keyboard

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Reformat the player and start over.

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