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My unit tells me my subscription has run out. Connect to my PC to Synoize to continue to use. I have done so and gone to Rapsody & the Best Buy ditgal music store. I cannot get the process I need. This Sansa Clip 2 GB was bought from Best Buy 6/02/08

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Within Rhapsody itself, there is an option to synchronize files to your device. You will have to use this feature with your Sansa Clip connected to the computer. Since the songs are already on the device, this will prove difficult. You may actually have to delete the songs off your player, and then reload them through Rhapsody to get them back on the player. Painful and tedious, but that is the only workaround that I know of using Rhapsody's WMA files.

A better solution would be to change your Rhapsody subscription to their Mp3 Only subscription level. It is more expensive, but the songs you download through that subscription level will continue to work, even after your Rhapsody subscription has expired. And it will never give you the message that you mentioned in your problem description, because mp3 files do not need resynchronizing b/c they do not have DRM license restrictions.

-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Posted on Mar 04, 2009

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