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Problem with mp3 files

Winamp and windows media player do not recognise the names of mp3 songs even they are really fine. In Windows media player shows faixa and the number of the song and the same shows in winamp + in winamp shows that the artist is unknown. 
I treied to rename the files but it's still the same. It's happening for the first time in my life after I downloaded music from rapidshare. Maybe the files are protected i do not know.
I have also have problem with right click->properties because I can't put the artist and the name of album names.
I hope you will help me about this. 
Thank you

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