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Protected When I downloaded songs from Windows Media to my panasonic Sv-Mp020 I tryed to play the song and it said protected after each song It wouldn,t let me play anything it just kept saying protected! Please help me on this

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Re: Protected

Sounds like you have bought protected music that will only play on your computer. There are a couple of companies that do this with the music that you buy from them. goto the music file that you are trying to upload to your MP3 player, right click on it, and choose "properties". at the top, there are 3 tabs, you'll only want to pay attention to "summary" look down in the "origin" it protected? If it is, then this is why your MP3 player isn't playing it. It will only play on your PC.

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After downloading more songs onto the sv-mp020, i switched it on and all i get is wait...its been like ...

There is probably a reset switch somewhere that you will have to find, It will be tiny, Just big enough to put a needle in there. Press that and it should reset without losing any data. If it does the same "wait" thing again then remove any new songs you put on and put them back on one by one to see which one is corrupting the software and causeung the problem. Its a good idea to leave 25% free space on any storage device and especially MP3 players etc.

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I think I may have accidentally erased my media file. I deleted all the songs on the unit the wrong way, using Windows Explorer. Didn't see a media file there when I did it, but later when I tried to copy...


visit this site to download your sv-mp010 driver, and then, click file request section, i hope this may help you...

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Feb 27, 2010 | Panasonic SV-MP010) MP3 Player

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I can't get my music to play.

Don't worry about it, simply go plug in your mp3 player to the computer and sign in to Rhapsody. Go to your play list and the songs should be there. Unplug your MP3 player and it should work. You have to do this because the warrant or license on your songs is up and you have to plug in your mp3 player to renew that license to keep listening to it. Hope this helps! It worked for me!

Dec 01, 2008 | Panasonic SV-MP020 MP3 Player

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Why does it say error when i put on song onto my gpx mp3 player?

* You downloaded protected music on your Windows 98/98SE, Windows 2000, Windows XP computer using Windows Media Player 9. Music was purchased online or the music was ripped form your own audio CD with Copyright Protection turned ON.
o You must use Windows XP and Windows Media Player 10 for online purchased songs.
o You must turn OFF Copy Protection on your Windows Media Player 9 before ripping your audio CDs into WMA files
* You downloaded protected music to your MP3 player using your Windows XP computer and Windows Media Player 10 with your player in USB mode. Music was downloaded from the internet, purchased or subscribed, or it was ripped from your own audio CD with Copyright protection turned ON.
o You have to use your MW3836 in MTP mode.
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Nov 27, 2008 | GPX MW3836 MP3 Player

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Someone good with panasonic sv-mp020 please help me!!!what does OVER LIMIT mean?

Try resetting the mp3 player. You can do this by sliding the hold button over and then turning it on. While on it should say hold. Then you push mode (-)(+)(-)(+)Mode(+)Mode(+)
Granted, that will deleted all the songs you have on there so make sure you have them backed up somewhere you can place them back on there.

I hope this helps.

Jun 10, 2008 | Panasonic SV-MP020 MP3 Player

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How do I create folders?

Under WinXP Pro the MP020 shows up as 'Panasonic Audio Player' with a folder 'Fixed Storage'. Try to do File>New Folder on the 'FIxed Storage' and no can do.
Build a new folder under you C: drive.
Go back and clip on 'Fixed Storage'. I see a file WMPinfo.xml.
Go back to the folder you just built under C: and click/drag to the right.
The new folder should be under the 'Fixed Storage' folder.
The new folder under 'Fixed Storage' has a bot more functionality associated.
I'm not crazy about having to do it this way but it works.
Now someone tell me how to speed up the transfer process

Mar 01, 2008 | Panasonic SV-MP020 MP3 Player

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Help creating subfolders/playlists/album folders

Win XP Pro
Build new folders under your C:\ drive.
Click on the folder that shows under the 'Panasonic Audio Player'
Click and drag your new C:\ drive folders to the right.
The new folders should show up on the MP020.
Cut and paste won't do it, stupid software.

Mar 01, 2008 | Panasonic SV-MP020 MP3 Player

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Sounds like the files are DRM copy protected.

You can check for protected tracks.
  • In Windows Explorer, go to the folder where the tracks are stored on your PC.
  • Click on View -----> Details
  • Right click on the header bar in the right hand window and select protected. (If protected is not listed click on More)
  • Tracks will be listed with No or Yes under "protected". Check your non-playing tracks are listed as No, under "protected".
The HDD1830 is not compatible with protected files, although your PC will play them ok.

Feb 29, 2008 | Philips GoGear HDD1830 MP3 Player

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Won't Upload Songs

player has problems with windows media player 11. works with wmp 10. player also has problems with vista. firmware was designed for xp. no firmware updates available. you can try dragging and dropping through windows explorer, treating it as a usb mass storage device. it will play folders and songs this way. to get vista to recognize it, format the player through the player's menu ( set-system-format ) not through the computer. take out the battery for 15 minutes. reboot your computer. put battery back in. plug into usb port. hopefully vista recognizes it as usb device

Nov 02, 2007 | Panasonic SV-MP020 MP3 Player

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Over the Limit

maximum number of files is 999 regardles of how many songs you have. maximum number of folders is 99. maximum number of sub folders is 5 per root folder. delete any excess or format the player from the player menu ( mode-set-delete or mode-set-system-format ) not through the computer. you will lose all your songs if you format the player.

Jun 01, 2007 | Panasonic SV-MP020 MP3 Player

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