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"bad tracks" After i download some songs and then go try to play them the screen says that the arr "bad tracks". Then i formated it and re downloaded them but it keeps happening what do i do??

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The same thing happens with me, the only help I can give is that all of my songs which do not work are .wav files.

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"Bad Track" Messages on e260


You have songs that may be protected or the wrong format for your device.
delete the bad song and download another copy from a different source and try it.
This is not to uncommon due to different file formats and protection in the song files
When you rip songs from another device often some won't load or play in another device
especially if they are paid for songs.

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Nextarm933a mp3 player cant get to play songs or download


When you download songs, save it first on your My Music folder for you to easily track the song list. Once you have successfully downloaded the songs, insert your MP3 Player. Format your MP3 Player first by right clicking the drive and click format. Once it is formatted, Copy the songs from your My Music folder then Paste it on your MP3 Player drive. 
*Note: Try to play your saved song in your Windows Media Player if the song is working fine before you copy it on your MP3 Player.
Drop a comment if you still have questions. I would be happy assisting you.

Your vote is highly appreciated.

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Sansa E270 Blank Screen and Bad Tracks


well if you can still connect it to your computer just format the mp3 this should work after the format just go to WMP and sync your music

Formating:

1. connect mp3 to computer

2. got to "My Computer "

3. find the mp3 in the computer

4. right click on the mp3 drive

5. click on "Format"

6. click on ok


note : formating will delete all picture,songs, and videos on the device

Oct 30, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa e270 MP3 Player

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Bad track


That means that somewhere in your music collection is a song with bad formatted ID3 tags. You can download an ID3 tag tool like MusicBrainz Picard to go through your songs and determine which tracks might be bad.

Aug 23, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa E280 MP3 Player

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Music doesnt play


Reformat the player and make sure your msuic service subscription is up to date. Also, make sure you didn't download an incompatible music format.

Mar 20, 2008 | MP3 & Digital Media Players

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I could listen to some songs


Prob need to format the player
1. put player in msc mode (settings menu under USB)

2. go to my computer and rightclick on sansa

3. format box: choose quick format

4. format complete, allow player to stay connected to computer for 10 mins

go to sandisk.com and under downloads, download the updater to keep this from happening again, put the updater on your computer so each time you plug it in, it will look for updates

make sure you do not put questionable files on the player such as itunes or mp4, as they will "bad track"

Jan 23, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

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Not supported format


Well whats happening is the mp3 player doesnt support that file but if you go to Windows Media PLayer somtimes it will actually change the music format. Or if you're downloading your tracks you could try getting your tracks off cd's. When you downloading songs off the internet I'd suggest using Lime Wire.

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Synchronize MP3


In order to play your song you will need to try to transfer one track to that device...once you do that all the songs should acquire new licenses...you need to transfer tracks to your device once a month in order to play the songs...you should be able to play your purchased tracks....if not you might need to format the device inside WMP....then you need to check the licenses on your purchased tracks to make sure they dont have any restrictions...if you have any questions...computerrep@gmail.com

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Sansa mp3 player 8gb won't play my songs. ("bad track" is what it says)


I think you need to format your player. Open up my computer, right click the player and click "format"

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Bad tracks won't delete


Have you tried updating the firmware. Even if it is the lastest edition, download the firmware manually and run the software. Then format in Windows Media player. Best Regards Keith

Jan 27, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa e260 MP3 Player

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