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Windows Media Player won;t sync music!

Hey, Hopefully you could help!

My sansa started with a problem, that would say bad track so I decided to format the device in Windows Media Player but then It didn't format completely, there are couple of folders which I delete but never get deleted, I tried to format as someone her in fixya suggested but no it didnt work, they just stay and now I can't syncronize my sansa in window media player.... I dont know if this helps but i tested my mother's sansa and it did syncronize all the music I wanted in my device!

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  • chez_me83 Dec 11, 2008

    i formated my sansa and now when i try to sync music on it it just says error beside each song. I have no songs on there now and cant put any on it either.

    i have manual sync.

    windows media player.

    other mp3 players work on the computer but not my sansa.

  • oxlizzie Dec 11, 2008

    i formated my sansa and now when i try to sync music on it it just says error beside each song. I have no songs on there now and cant put any on it either.
    it says it syncs one, then the next song says error and the next freezes my sansa.
    i turned off antomatic sync, i'm not completely sure how to change it to manual sync.
    i have windows media player.

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Turn off the automatic sync option - change it to manual sync, and then you should be good to go. Change to manual sync first, and then reformat.

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