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Can't be formatted

There's a bunch of files that can't be deleted. I try to format it through my computer but says unable to format. Is there any suggestions for this problem?

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Seriously, if the device is still under warranty, get an RMA. If not: http://www.anythingbutipod.com/forum/showthread.php?t=8953 USE AT YOUR OWN RISK.

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If Rhapsody, or Windows Media Player was open and "using" the device, it cannot format. Try closing those first. If not, you can format it in Computer management. Right click on My Computer, select Manage. On the left side, select Disk Management. On the right side your device will be listed at the top. Right click on it and select format. Do NOT select "Quick Format". If the device does not show, disconnect your device, change the mode and try again. Best of Luck.

Posted on Sep 24, 2007

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