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The Music files become hide for no reason I could see.

My Sansa E250 was working good for over a year, now suddenly started telling me that there is not enough space and I can see my music file, once I connected to my computer I can see the files but they are in light color, I check their properties and the files are in hide mode. I was able to change that and reload the songs, but two days later did the same, what can I do to fix it permanently?

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  • cfgeagle Jun 04, 2009

    Thanks for your quick respond Schmead10.
    I did that the first time this problem came up, and did exactly what you are giving me as solution; I do have a little bit of experience on Microsoft operation system, so before I ask anything I have already tried what we could call the basics, so I did, but after a week or so of been working suddenly was back on the same error.
    So I was looking for something more permanent if there are such a solution. Thanks once again

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Open explorer and go to tools, folder options, view, click on don't show hidden files or folders, click on hide ext and hide protect click apply... Format mp3 player and tranfer music back to the sansa

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I always use LEO Privacy to hide files, you can also have a try with this app LEO Privacy Applock Hide Safe Android Apps on Google Play

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