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When I download music into my zen mp3 player I use windows media player it deletes all the music thats already in the mp3 player how can I download more music without it deleting what is already in there?

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  • white_m01 Sep 25, 2009

    That answer won't work soon as I plug my zen in it deletes all the songs .it shows all the songs and deletes them right away.

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Go into windows media player while your zen is connected and under tools, options, devices click on your zen and under the properites button there will be sevral options that may be enabled that say something like delete music before sync or something like that poke around in there i know the options there

Posted on Sep 25, 2009

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    shadow83 Sep 25, 2009

    still try it if you have to reload the songs you have to or you can just drag and drop the file from your computer to the zen's music folder

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http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/knowledgecenter/mediaadvice/0085.mspx#EDF

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