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E250 mp3 My player seemed to be working fine for about a month, then it started to only play the songs that came with the program and not the ones that I downloaded from Rhapsody. It keeps telling me to"plz synch your device to hear music" and I keep doing that, but nothing has changed.

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Re: e250 mp3

The "please sync" error means you need to connect to Rhapsody and sign-in. It will update your licenses so you can play the music.

If thats not working, your account is expired, or Rhapsody needs to check your account.

Rhapsody Support (866)597-5505

Best of Luck.

Posted on Oct 14, 2007

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