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Music folder / bad tracks

After some songs were skipping because it said bad track, I plugged it in to the comp opened up the music folder and , there was all these weird folders with names like ), a, d, and r, and some chinese symbols. also another music folder inside the music folder, which I can't delete either.
Also when I clicked on that music folder, (the mysterious one inside the music folder) it went all weird. sorry best way I can explain it. please help.

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Re: music folder / bad tracks

Question for you:
1. The software that you use for adding songs to the device does it have a format command.
2. What OS are you using?

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