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I cannot play the files that I have in My player

I put the msic in the player but whan I unplug it from PC i can't see the files that I have posed in it so I cant play my songs

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  • costea_magdi Feb 08, 2009

    sir! i'm not a kid! Y know how to put my music in my player but whan the player is unplugged whan i open the Music is written there: 


    ***No Files***

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First you want to make sure your adding the correct file format MP3, perhaps WMA if it supports it.

Plug it in and go to my computer, it should show up as an extra drive open it and drag your music files into it. That should work.

Comment back if you need more help, feel free to leave positive feedback and thank you for stopping by Fixya!

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  • Quickfx PC Repair Feb 08, 2009

    I'm sorry you think I was treating you like a kid even tho I was not.This is a free service, I do not appreciate giving advice and being talked to in such a way. Some ppl do forget basic things so one should always start with the basics.
    If the device is saying no files found, then obviously you messed up on a small problem because the music seems to not be there. SO again either incorrect format or you need to reread the manual.


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