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Won't keep playing my music

I got a sansa clip at the start of the year and didn't downloading the little CD that they sent with it for their music store. Instead I downloaded some of my CDs onto the computer and put them on the MP3 player using Windows Media Player. But now a month later it won't let me put any more songs on it, and it also won't play the ones that I already have on it. The radio and everything else still works, so it is just a problem with the music. I emailed their support place, but all I got back was an automatic response that told me nothing. Please explain why it is doing this and how I can fix it!

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