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"MTP DB Mismatch Format?"

I have had my Sansa c150 MP3 player now for two and one-half months, and until now I have had no problems. I met my MP3 player's maximum downdloading capacity quite some time ago and to make room for new songs I began deleting some old songs. I deleted alot, making room for quite a bit of new music, so I downloaded, filling the space, until my computer told me I had maximized it once again. I then listened to the new downloads for a little while and then went to bed. The next morning when I turn my c150 on, I get this message: "MTP DB Mismatch Format? No Space for DB Please Delete More Than 4.0 MB." So I try to delete more than 4.0 MB, but upon trying to open the files on my computer, so that I could delete music off my MP3 player, I realize that the files are empty and the MP3 music files inside of them are nonexistant. All that show up are the empty folders they were in. Frustrated, I decided to try and delete the empty music folders all together, hoping that the c-150 would make a connection, to start over. Now according to my computer I have an empty MP3 player ready for downloads, but the same message continues to pop up on my c150 - that I still need to delete 4.0 MB. I have absolutely no idea what to do. Please help. Ok, I have the same problem, but how  do I resolve it with an IMAC (OS X Leopard). My mp3 player is an Insignia. Thanks, Nadia

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Re: "MTP DB Mismatch Format?"

The Insignia NS-DA2G needs to be placed in File & Folder mode, and you'll need to have your mac show you all files on the device. Macs will create a smaller file that starts with "._" that contain very little information, but can cause problems with Windows based or Windows preferred devices. These files are not ignored by the PC or certain Windows optomized devices. You should erase these files for the unit to perform normally.

If you are unable to delete these files, you can re-format the device to FAT-32 and that will erase all information on the device. You shouls also hit the reset button (located next to the "HOLD" switch) for about 5-10 seconds to clear the internal settings.

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