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No license to play/sync license from PC - Zen Creative V Plus

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I have a subscription to Napster to Go, and back in December I filled my 2 GB Zen Creative V Plus with 306 songs. It worked fine for 30 days, but on January 14th, I kept getting the "No license to play/sync license from PC". I have gone back online to Napster to go several times, but I can never get this resynced. My subscription is current, and my question is 2 parts: How do I go about doing this, and can I get these permenantly downloaded to my player without having to go thru the resyncing process every single time? I don't own a computer, so I would really be interested in knowing how I can do this.

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  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2008

    My Mp3 player keeps saying that i need a license to play the music, how do i get one?

  • guesthelp Mar 30, 2008

    PLease help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! it keeps saying i need a license to keep listening and i dont know were to get a safe one!

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2008

    need to sync license on my zen v plus mp3 player

  • Anonymous May 26, 2008

    Yes, I have the very same probably about a month and a half ago, I bought a subscription to Napster and downloaded several songs and went to go exercise the other day only to be told no license as well.

  • Anonymous Jun 07, 2008

    My old

  • 1eagle1 Jun 07, 2008

    I have the same problem as above . had license on old computer, no license to play or sync on new , what do I do Thanks

  • Anonymous Jun 16, 2008

    We also have the same problems with the Zen V Plus.

  • Anonymous Jun 29, 2008

    The same thing has happened to me, after downloading about 60 songs on the Napster site, Im still trying to resolve it.

    Each time I try to re sync it tells me that I have no sync license.

  • gjones1980 Jan 21, 2009

    No license to play/sync license from PC - Zen Creative V problem,

  • blunoz Feb 13, 2009

    This same problem has been driving me nuts. I'm about to go all Office-Space-fax-machine-in-the-field-with-a-baseball-bat on it.

  • COMPFUNK2 Mar 07, 2009

    That didn't work! Help!

  • sugarmama41 Apr 13, 2009

    my ZEN has the problem "no license to play/sync license from PC. how do I delete this problem??????help!!!!

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Start up Window Media player on your computer. Plug your Zen device into the computer. Wait until you see it listing in WMP. Unplug the Zen and see if you can play the songs.
The licenses on the device should be updated by WMP when you plug in the device

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Goooooooooood!!
Thanks a lot!!

Posted on Jun 29, 2008

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SOURCE: No license to play/sync license from PC - Zen Creative V Plus

Unfortunately with Napster and Rhpasody (and a few others) you will have to resync every 30 days. The license should renew itself if you connect your player and resync, but i would check with napster's tech support b/c you might have to enable auto-sync temporarily until all of the licenses are updated. Alternatively, you can right click all 306 songs, click on "license" or "digital rights" and click "acquire license" - but that could be a real, time-consuming pain.

If you convert those songs to Mp3 format with an Mp3 converter,, you will never have that problem again.

-Tha Mp3 Doctor

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SOURCE: No license to play/sync license from PC - Zen Creative V Plus

Try putting the songs on your PC if they are not there already. Delete all the songs from your Zen, then reload them.

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