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Songs disappearing / "snow" pattern on screen, etc.

About a month ago my player began, of its own accord, gradually deleting most, but not all of my files, totaling about 3gb. Unfortunately, the files were apparently still present, as the disk capacity filled did not change. Nonetheless, the player did not recognize the presence of the files and neither did rhapsody, so I could not delete or play them. After this, when I tried to add files to the player, the error message stating that the file type was not supported appeared. However, this evening, about 2 weeks since last I connected the device to my PC, the error did not appear, and aside from the 3gb of wasted memory, everything appeared to be in working order as I deleted and replaced the remaining 1gb of files. That was, until I disconnected it, and was faced with the dreadful sight of a cascading pattern of black, white, and green pixels. For now, I think I'll remove the battery and replace it to see if i can concur the snowy screen of death, but can anyone aid me in the face of my other problems or that one should it persist?

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You can probably ( because I have the same problem) manually open "My Computer" then go in the player and delete all the songs that do not show up, so I think the space will go back, then resynch all the songs back on.
I'm going to try this later.

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Make sure your Rhapsody sub is up to date, and then resync the files

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