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Cannot synchronize my music subsceription

Past 3 weeks I cannot synchronize my Yahoo music subscription. After trying all my songs rewad ion the mp3 "synchronize to continue your music subscription." I'm paid up to date. I've called Yahoo customer service click on to the songs that needed relicenses but still no music. After I synchronize my playlists the music website reads "updating licenses device 250" and stays there. When I download a new song it does not "wite" and if I add or substract a song the mega btyes still reads the same amount I staerted on. PLEASE HELP!!!!
Pat Shelton
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I would recommend that you format the device and then reload all the songs you have in there...It sounds like there is a corruption on your databass..Since you said when you add or remove songs the space remains the same...I would say formatting would be your best friend rirght now..
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Unfortunately, the mp3 player and the music svc do not always match up exactly - in this case, you will have to remove all songs and then try reloading them

Use mp3 format songs and you will never have this problem

Posted on Aug 14, 2008

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