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Player won't play some songs - It states "No Authority" and won't play them

My player plays some of my songs that I have on it but others it just skips over. It seems like the first 30 or so it skips over. It will state "No Authority" and move on to the next one until it comes to one that apparently has authority and plays it. I'd like to show my MP3 player some authority!

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  • Anonymous Apr 14, 2008

    So what' s the benefit of downloading songs - just to listen to them on your computer?

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I have the same problem except that mine are coming off of a cd

Posted on Sep 18, 2008

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That generally means that the song was purchased online. Music purchased on line will sometimes not be allowed to transfer to mp3 players. That's to keep you from buying a song, putting it on your player and then transferring it to another computer. Part of the anti-piracy deal. If the songs that won't play were not purchased on line, then there may be deeper problems with your player and you may need to reformat the device.

Posted on Jul 31, 2007

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