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Freezing, bad track, won't delete tracks

Ok, there's this option called unknown artist under the artist option on my sansa, and everytime i click on of the songs, the screen will read bad track, until the sansa runs out of battery, i can't even shut the darn thing off. what do i do???

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Re: freezing, bad track, won't delete tracks

You have a corrupt file - bad file...

Corrupt files for sansa -

Plug your player in, in MSC mode.

Right-click on it.

Click "properties"

Click "tools"

Click "Error Checking"

Check both the boxes on the error checking window that pops up, and click start.

After it finishes, check your player to make sure your player is normal.

If that don't work then format =

Posted on Oct 10, 2007

Re: freezing, bad track, won't delete tracks

Well To Get It To Power Off You Just Hold Down The Power Button For Like 15 seconds. That Does The Trick. But As For The Unknown Artist Bit...I Dont Have A Clue!

Posted on Oct 06, 2007

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Connect it to the computer. See what driveletter it is :F: Sansa E280...G: Sansa E280... whatever it is.

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I hope that helps
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