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I accindetaly erased all my songs. But when i try to re-load the player, the computer says all of my songs are still on it. How do I get them back?

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  • Anonymous Jan 04, 2009

    my computer says it is syncing music to the player and the player says DATA ACCESS when it is syncing but when it is through, the player says there is no data.



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Reformat the player.

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