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Removing random play setup

My husband just bought a Creative Zen 2G8 MP3. He set up album playlists and was toying around and got the player to play random songs. Last night he tried to play an album and did not know how to stop it from playing random songs and go back to playing his entire playlist. Can you help?

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Re: Removing random play setup

Try menu then system.
i think that it is in there. I would go further, but am afraid it will do it to me. I too had that same problem. Good Luck

Posted on Jan 22, 2008

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My Creative Zen 4gb will not appear in Itunes ?


To convert iTunes music for Creative ZEN, you shall download TunePat audio converter from a website. You shall run TunePat audio converter and iTunes simultaneously and set TunePat as the default burning drive for iTunes. You may also create an iTunes playlist to hold the songs you want to convert for Creative ZEN.
Once the conversion is completed, you can find the MP3 or WMA songs in the output folder, with all ID3 tags and album information intact. Then you can open Creative MediaSource and sync the converted to your Creative ZEN player.

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Support site for the Zen MX, see:,VARSET=CategoryID:213

Important Tool
Software application "Creative Centrale"
This software can be used for:
1. Ripping audio CD's: transferring from audio into mp3.
2. Making playlists.
3. Edit tag properties like Artist; Album; Genre; Year.

A User's Guide is hidden in the Zen MX Starter Pack 1.14.03, called Creative Centrale.
This download ZENMX_PCApp_E6_1_14_03.exe is about 15 MB sized.
The execute file can be started after download and will install Creative Centrale: The User's Guide can be accessed selecting the question mark in the top of Creative Centrale.

Creative Centrale screen view example:

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Rip for converting audio CD's to mp3.
Transfer for transferring playlists from computer to the player.
New for making a new list: playlist, album, artist, genre.
Edit for edit song info, when selected a song in a playlist.

  • See the icons on the right in top:
Fix unreadable tag properties.
Website: Creative online.
Updates: online update check.
User's Guide helpfile.
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music folders search on the computer.
music import CD player(s)
automatic transfer enable/disable

  • Bottom right
Player option with volume adjustment.

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Your music is organised right? wink.gif That will solve your 1st problem.

Playlists will solve the second problem. My sister has some soundtracks which I don't really want polluting my player. Or browse your player by album to pull them up?

You can clear out playlists, go to the now playing view, tap the scroll strip to pull up the rating, and tap it again to show the current 'play order'. Bring up the context menu (right click) and go to remove... remove all.

I also have set my programmable key to "Add to playlist", much faster.

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