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Lost Music Screen says, "not enough space for music DB. Please free DMB. The screen then changes and says no files Help

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I used my computer to format it. windows media could not do it. what do I do now, it deleted every thing. but I am able to put music into it, my mp3 it is now working.

Posted on Jan 27, 2008

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Re: Lost Music

Try to format your device using windows media player if you have not done not use my computer to format the device because you will delete the firmware also...should you need help formatting the device inside windows media player, let me know...

Posted on Jan 26, 2008

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