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About adding songs to ZEN Mosaic

Basically 2 problems. First one appeared when i downloaded some songs using Firefox. All the songs with WMA extension gave an error message about not having a license for using them, despite the 20€ i paid. I tried a converter from WMA to MP3 but still the same problem. Any solution about that?

Second problem, after i tried everything and didnt work i decide to transfer songs from my pc to the player. Despite the fact that all 4000 songs are MP3 format, the "Creative Centrale" program which comes with the CD, recognised only 6!!!

Where is the problem, or what i am doing wrong?

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The first one is a DRM error and should be solved by the FairUse4WM which you can download for free from the following link.:
http://undrm.info/remove-DRM-protection/FairUse4WM-freeware-DRM-removal-Windows-software-Strip-copy-protection-from-WMV-ASF-WMA-Windows-Media-Player.htm
This will rip the DRM off the tracks and you should be able to listen to the without problem.

The other problem could be caused by codec differences. With GSpot you can check what codec was used to create the mp3s /both the working ones and the others/. If different codecs appear than you just have to reconvert the non working ones using the codec which workes.

You can download GSpot from here, for free.:
http://www.headbands.com/gspot/

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