January 8th, 2007, 06:34 PM
Yeah, if it's been that hard to deal with, I'd just return it. I recently purchased an Insignia 2GB player from Best Buy, and it's an impressive little player for the money. It plays videos and views pictures, and I've had no trouble setting it up with Windows Media Player and getting my music on it. I've had it for a few weeks now and I still don't need to charge it (not even close to running down, according to the battery gauge). I almost bought a Sansa, but went with this one instead.
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January 8th, 2007, 06:49 PM
I think Krupted may be onto the issue. I suspect it is a Digital Rights Management issue with the software she used to transfer the music to the Sansa.
If you are planning on taking it back, go ahead and try the Firmware update. If that doesn't fix the issue, try Formatting(default) the Sansa from within Windows and see if new music files will work.
January 8th, 2007, 07:08 PM
i bought it from bestbuy and i'm using 'my computer to put the songs through!!!
January 8th, 2007, 07:21 PM
i've tried to format it but my computer just wont let me do so!!!
January 8th, 2007, 11:08 PM
well that just sounds odd then. if you just opened 'my computer' and threw the songs on directly, you should not have a problem erasing them the same way. how about this, go into 'my computer', click on your mp3 player's drive, select all of your songs and right-click your mouse to go into 'properties'. from there, uncheck the box that says 'read only' and OK that. then see if they delete.
January 9th, 2007, 09:04 AM
Hey, I own a Sansa player too (although a e200 series one).
One thing is that when opening/browsing the player's content, the directories for pretty much everything appear as "Hidden". Can you actually access the files?
Do you get an error message when trying to delete them?
If I got it right, the player skips on files you tried to delete?
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January 9th, 2007, 07:20 PM
thats actually right, the files that i've deleted at least about 4 or 5 files skip!!! not all the music files that i've deleted skip though!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
January 9th, 2007, 07:29 PM
I've tried everything that you guys have suggested for me to do, but it seems that nothing is working for me!!!! HELP !!!!
January 9th, 2007, 08:52 PM
well we have suggested just about anything you could possibly do. if you are sure you have tried all recommendations, it probably is time to take the player back to the store as it seems defective.
January 12th, 2007, 06:27 PM
thanks for all your help and assitance with my problem
January 12th, 2007, 07:36 PM
i wish we could have found a solution. your best advantage has been patience, hopefully everything turns out ok.
April 7th, 2007, 01:48 PM
hey i was just wondering if anyone could help me figure out how to delete the pictures off of my insignia 2GB mp3 player.. i havent a clue how to if you can help would u please email me at [EDIT: E-mail address removed by moderator to keep you from getting spammed to death] thanks
Originally Posted by ThreeOnTheTree
April 17th, 2007, 02:45 PM
well i have the new sansa but do you have rhapsody?well i do and it lets me left click to deleate,then sometimes i have to press update,or sumthin or jes leave it in for a while but my new sansa keeps messing up to
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