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"invisible" songs I have 1.2 Gigs worth of songs that I have on the player but the computer doesnt read them as there. I synced with 2 different computers and now the player is very messed up how can i fix this if the computer doesnt even know the files are there? I can still play them but they dont show up on the computer as there

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You might have to reformat your MP3 player. First make sure you have a good backup of your songs. Then reformat the memory card or memory on the H116 MP3 player and re-copy the songs back to it.


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I did not know how to Format ....Thanks asianboi you saved the day... asianboi
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