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Synchronize To Continue Music Subscription

For my Sansa e250 i use Napster tracks however whenever i try to play these napster tracks the message Synchronize to continue music... appears? Wats wrong?

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  • MP3newbee Nov 11, 2007

    Just purchased e250 MP3 (sandisk) Everything seemed ok. I ripped a song from a cd and it worked, the radio worked, when I transferred songs from Rhapsody, sync is ok, the screen says I need to sync or shows the song as playing but no audio. I am ready to return it and get my money back.

  • KJC1 Nov 18, 2007

    I have bought about 100 tracks. they played fine for a few months and now sychronize to continue subscription continues to come up. HELP!!!

  • Anonymous Dec 01, 2007

    I get the same "synchronize your subscription" as others report when the files are not time limited and there is no "subscription" to synchronize" ???????????/

  • Anonymous Dec 08, 2007

    same problem, no longer have rhapsody bt these songs have been on . Please advise.

  • Anonymous Mar 11, 2008

    I've had this mp3 player before and it worked fine until I dropped it. I never did this pain in the neck Sync thing. But this new one does it all the time I've already whipped it and reloaded it four times and it still does it almost once a month. I have Yahoo so it is not Rhapsody or any other music things fault. Any suggestions???

  • Anonymous Apr 02, 2008

    I got an mp3 for Christmas, and it came with two free months of songs from BestBuy, and know it says that i have to 'synchronize my tracks to continue subscription'.Anyone know how to synchronize tracks?

  • Anonymous Apr 15, 2008

    i really want to listen to my tracks that i have added. they're with rhapsody and my subscription is up to date. only the tracks that i have purchased work and every time i want to listen to a subscription track it says i must synchronize my tracks to keep listening.

  • Twins13 May 23, 2008


    I use the "Walmart" site to download songs. But this occurs when I download a CD to my MP3!!! HELP



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