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Memory on Sandisk e260R is full how do I empty

I had downloaded songs from Rhapsody and finally removed them because I no longer subscribed - I ripped a bunch of cds in to my windows media player and deleted the songs I didn't want and then trie d to sync to my player. Now my player only has 179 songs and memory says full when it should hold over 1000. Windows media player won't download all my tunes because memory showing full. How do I restore the memory? I have Vista.

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Save all the songs you have. Go on to start>computer>look up your device plugged in on bottom?right click>format!

After that you should be clear! GoodLuck

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    But because it syncs with your computer there is no difference. Kinda like deleting pictures from camera on pc or doing it manually. 15+yrs. Computer experience<-------------

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You will most likely need to format the player from the player's menu, not the computer because if you do it from the computer,it will only sync with your computer. This will delete all of the music off of the player, so copy and save any wanted tracks. But it will refresh your player so that it should work like normal. There should be a option in the player's menu that should say format and select that. After it is done formatting, then connect to the computer and make sure it works.

Posted on Feb 16, 2009

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I'm not sure what's the subscription service to which you are subscribed. However I've given you the steps below. Try whatever suits for you.
This error typically occurs when the DRM licensed files have expired. 

SOLUTION 1 - Songs ripped from an audio CD 
If the songs were ripped from a CD using Windows Media Player, modify the Rip Music settings


SOLUTION 2 - Songs downloaded from music subscription service 
If the songs were downloaded from a music subscription service (e.g., Napster, Rhapsody, Best Buy music store, etc.), follow these steps:  
1. Make sure that your account subscription is updated and active. 
2. Put the device in MTP mode and connect to the computer, then log in to your music subscription account. 
3. Renew the licenses of your tracks 
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On the Rhapsody console, right-click on your device and select License 
 

1. Check the date & time on your PC & on your mp3 player. They should be one and the same. 2. You need to synchronize your device with rhapsody once in every 30 days. It's a must. Failing to do so, you will not be able to play music in your mp3 player. Here are a few a steps to synchronize your device with rhapsody: 1.Open Rhapsody / Best Buy Digital Music Store and sign in 2.Connect your mp3 player to the computer 3.Go to My Account --> Update Track Licenses 4.Transfer a track to your device 5.Disconnect your device and enjoy music on the go!
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4. Click on this links if you are asked to synchronize your device with rhapsody? http://reclisten.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/reclisten.cfg/php/enduser/std_adp.php?p_faqid=6606&tabName=tab3 

For others: 
Contact music subscriber for instructions on how to renew as they vary.

SOLUTION 3 - Rename the Windows DRM folder 

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STEP 1 - Edit the folder options of the PC to show the hidden files      
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Ok, so I feel like an idiot....
The software did in fact get downloaded....the problem was me...(of course!)
I went to Settings on my mp3 player and went to Mode and somehow it had gotten switched from Rhapsody to the PlaysForSure mode. In the PlaysForSure mode it acts like a "normal" mp3 player and will not sync with Rhapsody....so my Rhapsody software wasn't needed in this mode. After I switched it to the Rhapsody mode everything worked like it was supposed to with my mp3 player.
The Sansa Sandisk e260r is a great little mp3 player. Everytime I've had problems with it...it's been me not understanding it.
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Reason could be because if you are no longer an "active' customer, the mp3 player can't go out and download the "permissions/rights" needed to play the song. As opposed to the songs you rip because you are using the cd for that, which means the songs are yours. At least thats my opinion.

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