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Cant delete my music

I have been tryin to clear some songs off my mp3. I deleted all the folders in Windows Media Player, yet when I turn on my mp3 the songs are still there. If someone could tell me how to wipe the memory and/or delete the songs, I'd be a very happy man

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I somewhat have the same problem also....

The problem is like, When I plug my MP3 (YP-S3 JAB) onto the computer, Most of the files are missing, and almost all of the files present are doubled. I can't seem to delete (manually) any of them.

Also, When I delete using the MP3 itself, It freezes and doesn't delete anything after about a long time, and when it deletes something, the device lags...

Anyone have a solution so far? I noticed most of the solutions aren't helpful

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Go to "my computer", enter sandisk,go to media, and delete the songs you want

Posted on Jun 17, 2007

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You stated "I deleted all the folders in Windows Media Player, yet when I turn on my mp3 the songs are still there." I never use Media Player or any other program to load my M240. When it is plugged into the USB I can go to My Computer and access all data on the player. I usually just copy and paste or delete stuff from there. I do not listen to music on it very often but do load and delete other MP3 material with no problems. Try doing it this way.

Posted on Feb 11, 2007

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Somewhere on this webstite it tells you how to delete songs when your MP3 has no setting on itself to do so. Like it says, you might need to repeat the procsess a couple of times beacuse the computer will not want to delete all of the songs at once.

Posted on Feb 10, 2007

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Im having this exact same problem. I must have added them the wrong way when I first got it. Now, all are earsed but 60 songs. I cant get rid of them for nuthin. I need help too.Its really frustrating.

Posted on Feb 08, 2007

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