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Skipping songs My Sansa e280 has been skipping over songs - for instance, it will finish playing song #103 and skip to song #105. This happens whether I'm using the forward/back buttons to select songs or just selecting the "play all" function. There's no rhyme or reason to which songs don't play; songs that were fine 2 days ago now are being skipped over. Help!

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Re: Skipping songs

We could try formatting the player and after the format has been complete try updating the firmware of the player. Change the settings fo the player to MSC then connect to your computer, open my computer and right-click the player and choose format remove the tick mark on the quick format and after the format has been completed. Unplug the device and go to the sandisk website and download the firmware update and install it and when it ask you to connect the device hook the plyer and perform the update for the player. Note: It may be the songs on the player are not that properly transferred that why it is skipping and also the player might also have had bad sectors that is why we have formatted the player. Hope this helps.

Posted on Jul 22, 2007

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