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Problems transfering playlists and files; plus a few others things.

1.After I have successfuly  ripped a CD, using Audiograbber and created a playlist using Real Player, I synchronize with my e280,or manualy transfer some songs and only to have them come up emply. The song info is correct, but the file size is 0. On a playlist it might be everyother song. On some rare occations, I've been able to change the file name and get it to work. Why would it rip correctly on computer, but not transfer all of the songs correctly to the player?   2.Also, on the player I see a large number of songs listed as Unknown, and/or Tracks do not appear when I look for them on the PC using Window Explorer. Any idea why not?   3. Somehow I seem to have deleted from the player the names of all the artists. I have no idea what I did or how I might get the info back.   4. Does it make any difference that when I first transferred songs to the player they were not placed in the Music folder, but went to the players hard drive?

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Forget using all those programs just do this go download lime wire beta install it ( use trial version its free and only nags u when u load the program from start ) then just download your songs put them into a empty folder and copy paste onto your music section of your sansa and it will work and be identical to what u originally found

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How do you download music to an mp3 player from a cd?


Normal audio CD tracks should be converted to mp3 files onto the computer's hard drive, first.
This is called ripping or RIP function.
There are several programs that can RIP audio CD.
It is important to convert music into the correct bitrate for the player to match for playback. (192 kbps is good quality and often used)
You can use Windows Media Player 10 or 11 for conversion.

When you use WMP 10 or 11 and the player is detected in the program:
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2. Create a playlist; make playlist name and add mp3 files to the list.
3. Synchronize the playlist with mp3 files to the player.

If the player cannot be detected in WMP 10 or 11, but only can be viewed as a removable disk in "My Computer" : use the "copy and paste" or "drag and drop" method to put mp3 files from the computer onto the player.

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How to create playlist on e260 sandisk sansa pm3 player

this is from sansa website FAQ... check it too for ur other concers... well i hope this is what ur looking for...

How do I create and transfer playlists into my MP3 player using Windows Media Player 11?
STEP 1 – Create a playlist
  1. Run Windows Media Player.
  2. Click Create Playlist located in the top left corner.
  3. Type in the name of your playlist.
  4. Drag and drop music files into the Playlist Window.
  5. Click Save Playlist to save the list.
STEP 2 – Transfer the playlist to your device
  1. Click the Sync tab on the top bar.
  2. Drag and drop your playlist from the left window into the Sync List window on the right.
  3. Click Start Sync.

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Playlist on go gear vibe

Using Windows Media Player 11 ?

1. Have WMP11 always on top for "drag and drop" usage
Right click in the head of the WMP11 page: in Tools > Options... > Player : select "Keep the player on top ..."
Restore Down the size of the WMP11 screen and adjust the size on the
edge(s) as you require for your screen.
2. in [Library] mode: under Playlists "Create Playlist" e.g. "My Playlist"
and Enter: "My Playlist" is added on the right screen side.
3. Open your music maps and ad songs by drag and drop method
onto the right saying "Drag items here"
4. when ready adding songs in [Library] mode: "Save Playlist"
5. in [Sync] mode drag e.g. "My Playlist" under the connected device
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will show up when you can disconnect the player.

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How do you create a playlist?

Solution 1 In the Sansa drive in Windows Explorer select the songs that you want in the playlist. Right click and create playlist. You can do minimal playlist editing through the playlist file properties. Drag files to the references tab to add files.
There is a free playlist creator which creates playlists for each folder on the sansa player with one click. it is written in .NET and does not alter the music files (
There is also one written in Python that should work on both linux and Windows (

Solution 2 Try Musicmatch Jukebox or MediaMonkey. Both of those should be able to create a music library using only files from the device. Then sort them by artist and album, and delete them from the library, deleting the files as well. Transfer new files to the device as files (MSC USB mode on the player), not by syncing. You can create a new music library on the fly if you've made extensive changes. It doesn't take much time. Playlists should not contain drive letters or folder names, so edit them in Notepad, unless you have an app that makes them on the fly (suggestions?).
You can keep your main database in MediaMonkey, and open the Sansa device (see the plus and click on it). You'll be able to delete files from there. But if you double click on a song on the Sansa device, the wrong song will play. Dunno why, but that's what happens on my computer. But deleting files works.

Solution 3 Rename all your tracks so artist (look for batch renaming feature in your software. Add example of freeware editor?), album and song name is in the file name. That won't be visible in the player, but can aid administration if you use the player in MSC mode.

Solution 4 A how-to for using Windows Media Player and syncing to make playlists can be found here.
added by thatsRich 04-08-06 - I was having trouble sorting on my Sansa m250 using drag and drop with basic file management for mp3s. After seeing this article, I tried Windows Media Player (version 10) and found that perfect for the job. Since you can drag mis-sorted files in the left pane, they "sync" in proper order.

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I can't get a playlist onto my Sansa m240. I tried the method described on this site, and the name of the playlist came up, but said it had no files.

Creating Playlist
To create a playlist for Windows Media Player, follow these steps:
1. Launch Windows Media Player.
2. Clear the List pane by clicking the Clear List pane button.
3. Click the arrow below the Library Tab then select Create Playlist.
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5. Click Songs from Library then drag them from the Details pane to the List
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4. Select Personal Playlists from the drop down menu on the left pane.
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) Tap your menu button and select "Settings" > "USB".
2) On this screen, make sure that there is a check next to "Auto Detect" and NOT "MSC".

Note: Music that was transferred to the player in "MSC" (Mass Storage Class) mode will not be accessible once the player is put into MTP mode.

However, the music can still be accessed by switching the player back to MSC mode.

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- Make sure device is showing as an "audio device" and in MTP mode
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