I was trying to delete all of my music files off my SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player and a glitch occured. One of the music files (I know which one) became corrupt or something because it has weird coded name, it won't delete , and when I try to put new music files on it turns them into "bad tracks" and eventually freezes up during the process.
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Music file problem:
Your music might not be compatable with your MP3 player.
If you are using it with mac and windows.
like you used mac to put the music on but you try to use windows to delete the files.
Mac uses a diffrent file system to windows.
open up my computer and go to the drive for your device (like mine is E: for my sansa E250, but yours may vary). just browse around the folders until you find where your music is stored and delete it from there.
If you originally used rhapsody (or began in Rhapsody mode) , you have to use rhapsody to remove the songs. If that doesn't work, you can manually open the music folder by enabling "hidden folders" under "tools" -> "folder options..." -> click the "view" tab -> scroll and check "show hidden files and folders". Then go to My Computer -> Sansa e250 -> "system" -> "music" -> then delete the songs. I don't know the effects of using this method, so use it at your own risk.
It might have reformatted the songs by accident. Just try to redounload the songs you want and dont download the ones that you wanted to delete in the first place. This happens a lot with Sandisk e250 mP3 players
Reformat your Sansa via My Computer.
Right click on your Sansa while in my computer, and then FORMAT. Please understand that this will delete ALL of your files. You will have to resync any pictures or music. I had to do this in MTP, AND MSC mode individually to get rid of those pesky items.