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Broken for the song names it show weird little pictures and when you try to delete everything from the device it says it found an unknown error and can not delete the songs. it is also stuck in mtp mode and wont let me do anything in msc mode. The mp3 Sansa e250 also restarts it self randomly while plugged into the computer.

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Re: broken

Hi try formating the mp3 then check if it still has the music.

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