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Old MP3 player can't play some files

I have an old MP3 player, that won't play some MP3 files.
I thought it could be the files were corrupted, so I re-downloaded and uploaded them, but I got the same thing. so I tried downloading the same files from another site, but they didn't work either.
the songs I would like to play specifically, are entitled "BT", and "Sea of twighlight" and is from the anime .hack//sign. also, it says that some song are of the wrong format, but they're listed as MP3's.
I have done alot to this MP3 player (droped it down stairs, in water, and just on the ground). but I've been having these same problems since day one, and have just gotten fed up with it.

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Re: old MP3 player can't play some files

I had the same problem. My COBY MP-C855 mp3 which is like new, but is old and no longer manufactured, has always worked wonderfully playing mp3's. When C2C website updated their website, their MP3's no longer played on my MP3 player. I could take their MP3's and convert it to Wav, and then convert it back to MP3 and then it would play, but this is a lot of unnecessary work. I'd like to just play the MP3 as it is on its website.

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Re: old MP3 player can't play some files

Have you tried downloading and installing the firmware upgrade for this player? For a GPX MW3836 the upgrade links and instructions can be found here:

Hope it helps!

Posted on Feb 27, 2008

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