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MP3 player can't put song on it

It puts them on there but it will not let u listen to them...

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Re: MP3 player can't put song on it

This may have to do with the music service rather than the player itself. Napster, for instance, will allow you to transfer either a complete song or a streaming version of the song. If a streaming version of the song was loaded, you will see information, but the song will not play. On other songs, you must purchase the individual song before it will let you play them. In the past, you could pay a monthly fee (or no fee) for a service, and that was the only cost. Today, many services require a monthly fee PLUS a fee for each song. Try downloading a sample song from Windows Media Player to your device (on XP/Windows Media Player11, a sample song would be "David Byrne, Look Into The Eyeball"). If the sample song (you can also rip one from a CD that you own) plays in the player, then it is not the player that is the problem. Try it, and send me a reply if the sample song will not play.

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Posted on Feb 04, 2008

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SOURCE: SuperSonic MP3 Player OVR

You can plug up the unit to a computer and gointo my computer and go to removable disc and right click it and then click on explore and see whats taking up a;; your memory. there maybe a file there you dont know about as then you can delete everything and then cleanup the memory and start over with your song programming. Good Luck

Posted on May 06, 2006

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SOURCE: MP3 Transfer

Hi, go to and download the Sansa Firmware Updater. After running the updater, your MP3 player will be reseted and you will be good, with one drawback: the songs previously copied into the player that were not visible in Windows Explorer will be lost. But you will probably never face this issue again.

Posted on Aug 03, 2006

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SOURCE: i cant put songs on my mp3!

First you will need to update your firmware to the most recent published firmware available by going to the manufacturers website. I have provided a link below: Once you click on this link you will need to download and install the software by clicking on "Download Sansa Firware Updater" which is highlighted in red. Then you will need to follow the on screen instructions to make sure the process is completed as instructed. Once you have completed this step, try transfering the files into your MP3 Player. See if it will play them. If this does not work, try resetting your MP3 Player. You can reset your device by going into settings scrolling down util you see the "Reset All Button",it will ask you to confirm scroll to yes and select it. This should reset to your original factory default settings. Good Luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2007

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SOURCE: putting songs onto it

You might not have a type of file that is supported by your mp3 player. I use online converters and change them all to wma because our players can play that and they are smaller than mp3s.

Posted on Jul 21, 2007

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SOURCE: My Technika MP707 MP3 player

I think that the instructions are not as fulsome as they could be. Once you have downloaded to the file called voice you need to right click on the briefcase and go to move to and then move to the drive you are using - in my case drive G. This should be done after instruction 4.4. Also the taskbar icon is hard to see but it is the one with the green arrow pointing south west.

Posted on Mar 26, 2009

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