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I cannot format my device and i do not know why. When im in the digital music store it shows that i have memory used but i deleted all of my data. When i try to put music into my device it says the track is not compatible with my device but my device takes mp3 tracks and i put mp3 tracks into it but it still tells me the same thing...please help!!!

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Try it this way, the below was copyed from an earlier post of mine. Over a period of time your info can get corrupt from transering music back and forth. To format plug it in to usb. Go to my computer It shows up as a removably disc, usually drive f: Right click on drive f: (or the approriate drive) and click format. Let me know what happens, you will have reload the player, also try bypassing the software you are using to tranfer, by opening up drive f: and clicking and dragging your music into it , or you can copy and paste it into drive f: L8R

Posted on Sep 17, 2007


Having problems purchasing selected music and transferring to my mpg3 using my pre-paid Best Digital Music Card.

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