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Songs on the mp3 player won't show up on the computer

I recently put over 100 songs from my friend's computer into my mp3 player. Now, when I plug my player into my computer the only songs that show up are those recently downloaded songs. I know all the other songs are still there because I can see and play them on the mp3 player but they will not show up in any folder or anywhere else on my computer when the player is connected. I'd like to delete some songs and organize them and I can't do this not being able to see the songs on my computer. Help please!

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  • skiluva Jun 19, 2008

    What's MTP mode and how do you get the device in that mode? When I go to Windows Media Player as of now, the only songs that show up as being in my player are the ones I most recently added, not the many other songs that I know are on my mp3 player.

  • skiluva Jun 19, 2008

    I had added another comment about what MTP mode was but then I figured it out and it turns out that that was the problem. It was in some other mode but in the MTP mode I can see everything. Thanks so much. I've been delaying figuring this out for months so it's a huge weight off my chest to have it figured out.

  • skiluva Jun 19, 2008

    another question related to this I just had. Now I can see all the rest of my songs but my recently added songs are nowhere to be seen. When I click on My Computer/Sansa e260/PPI NAND/Jamie, I can see the recently added ones but they must be saved somewhere differently than the rest of my songs. I don't know how to get them to be in the same places as the rest of my songs. If I did a Sync with them, I'd only be re-adding them to my mp3 player and they are already in there. Any ideas?

  • skiluva Jun 19, 2008

    you'd think so but they don't show up and I know they are there. Where they are I have no idea other than that they can be found under My Computer/Sansa e260/PPI NAND/Jamie, but in Windows Media Player under my device they do not show up. Any other ideas?

  • skiluva Jun 19, 2008

    But if I formatted the device, that'd take everything off it and I'd have to re-add everything, wouldn't I?



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In your windows media you will see the device name have to make sure the device is under MTP mode..then click on the player and you will see all the can just right click on the songs and delete them..if you dont want the device to sync automatically you can click on sync and then click on the device name and click on sync setting..there you can modify if you want it to sync automatically..
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  • Jean Sintulaire Jun 19, 2008

    When you click on your device under windows media player its going to show all the songs even if they were recently added to your device...

  • Jean Sintulaire Jun 19, 2008

    Well You can format the device and start from scratch..I am not sure thats something you might want to do..

  • Jean Sintulaire Jun 19, 2008

    Yes you would have to...



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