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Bad track thats not really bad

I have a new sansa (the old one messed up as well) and i was listening to music and al of a sudden 90% of my 1000 songs said that they were bad tracks. I went to check them out in MSC mode and the 10% that work are shown along with new files that wont open..two folders titled "i" and "-" and some file titled (insert box)W
the properties says that all the songs are there (size wise) but only the 10% are showin and i cant locate the others

PLEASE HELP ME FIX THIS PROBLEM

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2 possible reasons why this is.

a. there is a bad file locking ure songs on the mp3 player (in this case, reformat the mp3 player)

b. mp3 player cant read internal memory (in this case, you probably dropped it, and for some reason a pin lifted off the circuit board):D screwed

Posted on May 14, 2008

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well i had same problem try this
1.take all songs to computer (and pictures ,movies)
2.make sure your computer dont shows hidden(needed files) files.. if you are using xp or vista do this controll panel/folder options
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