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Need To Clear My MP3

I Got My Sansa Sandisk m240 From My Step-Brother And When I Go To Clear The Library, It Doesn't Show Up On My Computer.And I Don't Know How To Delete Songs On The MP3 Player Manually. I Need Help Please! Any And All Help Is Much Appreciated.

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  • Anonymous Sep 08, 2008

    it plays file that was already deleted

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Actually i had somthing liek that ahppen to me mine played 3 songs that had been deleted i still have not figured it out so i bought a Zune ^_^

but fullmetal you go to your computer there is this thing called
removable disk (:E) and you will have a couple folders in there you want to click music and it shoudl show all of the songs that are in there, then you just delete the songs


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