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Sansa doesn't show any songs

So how do I delete?
Should I just reset the entire device?

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  • Damsellee May 26, 2008

    This is what worked:
    The MUSIC folder is a "hidden" folder when in MSC mode.

    To view it (assuming you're using Windows XP) go to:

    My Computer>Tools>Folder Options>View Tab.

    Scroll down till you see Hidden Files and Folders

    and click on Show Hidden Files and Folders, and then OK.

    You should then be able to see all the folders on your Sansa. The
    "hidden" folders will appear slghtly lighter in color. This is where
    you can delete click on folder then go toleft of screen to "delete this
    folder" (or open folder and click individual song" then go to left of
    screen


  • Damsellee May 31, 2008

    It was not meant that way I apologize it just didn't work for me, again I am sorry

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Use Windows Media Player to delete songs. Click on the song name once and then press delete on your keyboard. Reformatting will erase all the songs, but don't reformat unless you are experiencing some issue or another.

Posted on May 26, 2008

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    Corey Knoettgen May 30, 2008

    OK, Damselle - my method would have worked also. The "inappropriate" rating is for people who write "f--- oyu" or something childish like that. At least give me a "thanks for trying". For every Mp3 player problem there is at least one solution. If you tried it, you would've seen that my method works as well.

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