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Problems why are there so many problems with gogear SA6045 and mine has a problem that i tried to fix by trying to repair it like the instructions said but it stil isnt working it wont let me play music what should i do

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Sounds like you may have loaded DRM protected tracks.

Using My Computer or Windows Explorer, go to a folder containing tracks you have loaded on to the SA6045.

Click on the Views icon, and select details.

Right-click on on of the headings which have just appeared (Name, Size, etc.) and click the tick box to select protected.

Any files which show "Yes" under the protected heading will not play on the SA6045.

If you have ripped the tracks using Media Player, you can turn off the protection when ripping. In Windows Media Player, click on tools -----> options.

Click the Rip Music or CD Ripping tab, and remove the tick next to "Copy Protect Music". Any further files will be created without the DRM protection.

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