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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: http://img76.imageshack.us/img76/2035/sansabugik5.jpg 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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I had the exact same problem so i clicked "Format" but an error occured and it couldn't be completed...now the computer won't recognize it and the files are still on there

Posted on Oct 08, 2007

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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

  • KauaiJimbob Oct 07, 2007

    Well,
    I guess I didn't try everything.
    The fix was so simple it was sickening. Hook your Sansa up to your computer and when the box comes up select "TAKE NO ACTION"... Go to the desktop and left click "MY COMPUTER" and right click the Sansa drive letter and select "FORMAT". Presto! no more funky files and the Sansa was restored to original configuration minus the factory freebee's. I Dragged and dropped a song for testing and presto! She worky...SWEEEEEEET! Good luck jkbiuguihlf
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