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Not enough space message, etc.

Lately my m230 as well as my sister's have been acting strange. When we plug the device in it comes up as TCNAND0, which it never did before. Mine created duplicates of certain files, maybe because they were formatted differently? I deleted them, although the duplicates never appeared on my actual player. Under this TCNAND0 icon it says 492 mg, so i guess this is how much I filled up?? I should be able to fit more songs but it says there is not enough room! What happened to the other 20 mb?? I also tried using the msc format but this doesn't even show any songs. Any help is appreciated, thanks! Getting TCNAND0 error, but can't see my songs in either explorer, media player, or anywhere else. How can I delete if I can't see the files?

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  • greggcolasc Oct 22, 2008

    Did that but old songs are still on the player. Nothing I've tried to delete and add new songs works.



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If you want to delete just click on TCNAND0 icon right click then choose "format" then it will be fully free

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