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Bad Track!!!!! I deleted the music that my sansa e250 came with and whenever i try to play the songs bad trak shows up. i got advice to go to the system folder and delete PP5000.DAT(this is the database) but i cant find the system folder. where is it????

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Re: Bad Track!!!!!

You have to make all kind of files visible..

open my pc. then click on tools, then go for the second tab that must be VIEW,, and then click on the option view all kind of files..

still.. i kind of doubt that THAT, will fix your problem, but that is how you can see hidden files..
still ive got you this nice picture so you can see what i am talking about

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