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Stucked at Refresh database

I have Sansa e280 and i tried adding songs to it by changing to MSC mode. It worked well but when i connected the next day to add few more songs to it... i have added even & after disconnecting it shows Refresh database as usual but it dint complete Refreshing it gets stucked. I tried switching On & Off but it shows the same screen. Pls help me so that i can use the product accordingly.
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When the Sansa reads "refreshing database," what it is doing is going through all the songs you've loaded on to it, pulling out the "tag" information (Artist, Album, Song Title, Genre) so it can add this information to its own database which it uses to display the songs to you in its menus.

If it gets stuck during this process, usually it's because of a corrupt song file, or a song file in a format it doesn't understand.

Note that the e280 is only able to play MP3 and WMA audio formats. If you've loaded a different type of audio file onto your Sansa, you'll need to remove them.

If the songs you've recently loaded have all been MP3 and/or WMA, you may have loaded a corrupted file onto your Sansa. Try removing the songs you recently added, and see if the problem goes away.

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