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Bought a refurb and can't load music or files

How do I load music onto my mp3 player? Because it is a refurb, it did not come with any paperwork or software.

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SanDisk and Sansa.com have the manuals and software available, of course.
They're minimalistic, though; likewise, the media converter is not maintained and its flaws show.
The short way is; attach the USB cable and plug it in, then move a bunch of mp3s into the MUSIC directory; they can be in subfolders for convenience of organization and they'll be found (except for some long filenames and other things the firmware handles poorly.) Be sure to wait once you order the copy, for it to complete; or not all of your files will make it.

If you want to do more with the player, and play formats like .OGG and .FLAC, or move YouTube videos there, read a bit at RockBox.org
eBay people will of course gladly sell car chargers, etc.

Posted on Feb 26, 2008

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