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Bad track when i play a song it only says BAD TRACK and won't play

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  • paul jr Nov 24, 2008

    i play one song and it plays fine. then i play it again and "bad track" is displayed on the screen.

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That means that somewhere in your music collection is a song with bad formatted ID3 tags. You can download an ID3 tag tool like MusicBrainz Picard to go through your songs and determine which tracks might be bad.

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