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I have a mac and it says my sansa has free space but when i Try to add music it says not enough free space

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The only way to solve this is delet some files from the device, and then try and add a new file that is less size than what was deletd. If it works, then the Mac is misreporting the file size of the device or the remaining space on the Sansa storage chip. Its pretty common.

Posted on Mar 19, 2011

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