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Mp3 Files not shown on file list

I have copied some 50 new mp3's to my daughter's Sansa. When I access the music file, I cannot see these new file sanywhere. However, when I plug the device to my PC, the appropriate My Computer window shows they're actually there. The device property menu also reads "190 music files", but only about 140 are playable.
How do I make "hidden" files visible AND playable?

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  • 500cookies4u Jan 16, 2008

    This is happening to me too, recently! At first I thought it was my Windows Media Player, but i dont believe it is..... Ugh, this is frustrating!! Somebody help us!!! >_<

  • Sly0702 Jan 16, 2008

    I have the same problem. I downloaded at least 50 songs and I cannot see them on my e260, but when I look using My Computer it shows them. How do I fix this?

  • matteoregano Jan 17, 2008

    Thanks for your suggestion, MIke. Would you please explain what I am supposed to do to "bad" files with Switch? I'm afraid I'm a bit confused...

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I had the same problem as well, another solution to this problem is go to My Computer, right-click on the song file that wont play, and go properties. From there go to "advanced" and mannually type in the name of the song and the artist

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Hello, i had this problem as well. I deleted the files and ran an MP3 convertor program. For some reason, not all MP3 files appear to be compatible with the Sansa. Try downloading Switch from www.download.com which is freeware and is a very small and useful program. I tried this with invisible tracks and tracks that appear as "bad track" as well.

Hope this helps.

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