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Music wnot show on the sansa.

A couple weeks ago I turned it on and now it says"Not enough memory for music DB, please free 6 MB."But under info it says I haveabout 4 gigabites of memory left. Itried to free 6MB by deleting some somes but my computer wont recognize it any more, neither will windows media player so I can't put my music back on. please help, I have no idea what to do.

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Re: music wnot show on the sansa.

Change the mode of the player to MSC/Rhapsody and connect the player to your computer. after that format the player in your computer windows.Make sure the file format is FAT32

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