Question about Sony Network Walkman NW-A3000 MP3 Player

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Error code: 82040008

My NW-A3000 has no music even when the computer says it does

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  • claire2003 Jan 16, 2008

    I have the same problem as this. Ive had my mp3 for about a year and its not had any major drops or anything that i would say 'broke' it.

    Suddenly when i next tried plugging it in it can up with the error code 82040008 and then when i tried the player the next day it said that there was no compatable data and i would need to connect it to compliant software.

    Ive tried plugging it back into the computer several times and the code comes back up again. I have also tried resterting the device which has madde no difference.

    I would rather not have to restart the whole thing because i have only just dont this and now i have 1000 songs on there and it would be a nightmare trying to find them all again because they are no longer on my computer.

    Any suggestions would be helpful!




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Found a solution, I have the NW-A3000 also and have just had this problem.
solution do not use the connect player software, connect the player to your pc and open up as a removable disk, eg my computer/removable disk (f:). then drag and drop everything you see into a folder on your desk top, call it back up or some thing.
when you have done this enitialise the walkman disk in its own menu not using the connect software.
when it is done connect the player back up and drag the contents of your backup folder back to the player it may take a bit of time depending on how much music you have on it, make sure all the files are coppied back accross.
when it is done you should be able to use the player as normal again and update the files using the connect player software.

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