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DRM not supported

Whenever i try to listen to a song on my MP3 player a message comes up saying DRM not supported. What does this mean and how can i fix it?

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    Merkader May 11, 2010

    Where did you get the song from?

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This player definitely supports drm, but there are different versions of drm. I would first check the songs that you have downloaded to make sure they did not have "temporary" licenses with a fixed end date. You can do this by right clicking on an individual song, clicking on properties, and selecting the "license," "digital rights mgmt" or "media usage rights" tab - the wording varies by configuration. It will give you info on the license.

To fix this problem, you will need to convert those non-supported DRM files to Mp3 files using Mp3 conversion software.

-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Posted on May 22, 2008

  • deaoden Jul 09, 2011

    The librarary I download from has temporary rights and when I download I get the DRM error message on the Philips GoGear

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