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Windows media error message

I have a san disk m 240 and a clip. I have sync to both from Media Player. Now when I try to sync I get error and a red cross next to the songs. I have not changed anything.

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Re: Windows media error message

Go to and do a firmware update;
you can clear the mp3 by formatting it in the msc mode through MyComp: these two should clear up any issues, unless the song file is not a true mp3 or wma.

Posted on Jan 25, 2008

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