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Weird files showing up in the music folder / music not uploading

When I plug in my device, I usually add music to it by dragging music directly into the music folder. However, one day I opened the music folder and there were a bunch of weird files and folders, none of which can be deleted or opened. These files don't show up on the player, only on the computer. Example: The other weird thing about these files is, as you can see from the picture, some of the files claim to be several gb in size, but when I right click them and go to properties, they say 0 bytes. So why are they there, and why do they claim to be so large when really they are not? I wonder if this has anything to do with my other problem, which is my problem uploading music to the player. It lets me add songs to it on the computer but they don't show up on the player. I have only used about 1.5gb out of 4 gb, so it's not a space issue. Help would be greatly appreciated. I like the device so far except for these bugs I am now getting.

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Re: Weird files showing up in the music folder / music...

I had the exact same problem so i clicked "Format" but an error occured and it couldn't be the computer won't recognize it and the files are still on there

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I am having the same problem. I have tried everything short of a BIG HAMMER. It seems like there should be a way to reformat the thing back to the original out of the box state. I've removed the battery, tried locked file delete utilities, dos commands, you name it, and no change. Next step will be to call Sandisk I guess. What a pain in the keister! Any help appreciated here too!

Posted on Oct 07, 2007

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Comment mettre de la musique sur mp3 gb

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how to put music on mp3 gb

Install Windows Media Player if the program is not on the computer.

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Put music into your Windows Music Player library. Click "File" in the top left of the program. Highlight and select "Add to Library." A window will appear.

Select the "Add" button.

Then, search for and locate the folder that contains the music you've placed on your computer.

Choose this folder and then click "OK." Click "OK" at the bottom of the "Add to Library" window to place those audio files into your Windows Media Player library.

Click "Sync" at the top of the program.

Plug the MP3 player into the computer.

Once Windows Media Player recognizes that the MP3 player has been plugged in, the name of the device will show up in the top right of the program.

Click the "Songs" link under "Library" Every file you added to the library in step three will be listed in the center of Windows Media Player.

Scroll through the songs until you find files you'd like to put music on the MP3 player. Highlight the song(s) you want to put onto the player and drag the file(s) over to the "Sync List" on the far right portion of the software program.

Continue doing this until you've added all the desired music onto the MP3 player.

Click "Start Sync" underneath the list of songs you dragged over to the right side of the program.

The music will be added to the MP3 player.

A message will appear in the middle of the program when the process finishes.

You can then disconnect your MP3 player.

hope this helps

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How to Put Load(s) of Music on Ipod Chromatic


This will show you how to use minimum space to have maximum music files on you Ipod Chromatic.

STEP 1: Locate all your music files that you want to upload on you iPod.
(Using Either PC or MAC )

STEP 2: Categorize and name a folder, called musice. If you have
different music files, name other folders music 2, (for mp3)
music 3, (for wma), etc...

STEP 3: Put the different music files in their seperate folders. And then
put all those folders in the main folder called Music.

STEP 4: Plug in your Ipod, and run it in My Computer. Click on the
Music folder, (If using Windows: >>> Right ~ Click on Taskbar
and Click Tile Windows Verticlly). Then Drag and drop the folder
called Music into the Music Folder of your Ipod.

STPE 5: Close all files on the Computer, safely remove the Ipod via device
Manager on Taskbar, (if using Windows).

STEP 6: Enjoy more music for less space :)

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How do I enter songs in my sony NW-E002 512 MB MP3 Player? I already have the software named sonicstage. But I am not being able to use how to enter the songs. As in I dont know how to enter songs

personally, i usually just drag and drop from my music folders on PC directly to music folder on mp3 player. but you can try this website to download manuals


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Mar 25, 2011 | Sony NW-E002 MP3 Player

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I can not resync my sansa e270 when i plug it into the computer, i use rhapsody and never had this problem before

Hi, theres 2 ways usually to sync with sansa.

usually wen u plug it into the usb cord, u shud be able to open a folder and put musik through that.

My computers. than go to Sansa

or WMP depending on ur version

go to Synchronizing or Copy to CD or DEVICE.

there should be syncing button under the music list depending on the version.

but i stick to open my computer and the Sansa folder.


Go to ur Sansa in the USB option change it to MSC than follow these instructions

To add songs using the MSC mode, follow these steps:

1. Organize your songs into folders and place it into one directory.
2. Open "My Computer" and open the drive for your Sansa.
3. click on Tools choose File Option, there will be a Pop-up screen and choose View Tab
4. Select on Show Hidden files and Folder Option, so you can see all the files
5. Choose MUSIC Folder, double click and Drag and drop all the songs on that folder, and It will go automatically on your player. OR highlight a songs, right click select COPY, go to MUSIC folder right click then PASTE and it will be save on your Player

Good luck.

Mar 12, 2011 | SanDisk Sansa e270 MP3 Player

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How to upload music files from sansa clip to IMAC

Plug the device to pc, it will appear icon "sansa clip..." or removable disk, double clip on that >> double on Music folder >> drag & drop songs from Music to pc.
Good luck

Apr 29, 2010 | SanDisk Sansa Clip MP3 Player

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I put songs on my mp3 player and only five show up? is it ok to use i tunes

well i would advice not to use itunes to upload music onto your player unless its an ipod

have you tried manually putting the music files in the player
(my computer, clicking on device and dragging music files)

or maybe there is a specific folder in which you must put your music
just do a search on your computer and the files that work put your music in that folder

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Aug 04, 2009 | Delstar MP3 & Digital Media Players

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Loading My ITunes library into new Sansa Clip

Hey guyi,

According to information provided by the manufacturer (Sandisk), the Sansa Clip MP3 player can use two different methods to upload songs: a simple drag-and-drop interface, or syncronizing the player with Windows Media Player.

With the traditional drag-and-drop interface, you would need to connect the player to your computer and select the "Open device to view files using Windows Explorer" option when it is presented. Once you have done this, you should be able to double-click on the "Sansa" player and then the "Music" folder. After this folder has been opened, you should be able to drag and drop (or copy/paste) the files into this folder to upload them to the player.

For more information or instructions on how to add files to your Sansa music library using Windows Media Player however, you may wish to refer to your owner's manual or the following link on the manufacturer's website:

Unfortunately Windows Media Player does not currently appear to support the ability to directly import iPod playlists, but if you keep most of your music files in the same folder/directory on your computer, both programs should be able to share the same music library. Please keep in mind that this may only apply to music that you loaded onto the computer yourself and other unprotected file formats that both programs recongize (like .MP3 files), and may not necessarily apply to copy-protected songs downloaded from iTunes or other online music services.

Hope this helps you out.

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May 06, 2008 | MP3 & Digital Media Players

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SanDisk Sansa e250

Well the SONGS folder might be hidden [happened to me]

Steps to see hidden folders:

-My computer
-Folder options
-Show hidden files and folders

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I have also changed pc's and took the chance on losing my music, I've found that I didn't lose any of my music it just keeps adding and updating

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