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  1. #1
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Posts
    151

    keep having to "rescan" music library

    Hi All,

    I have had my SB for a few weeks, and enjoying it.

    I find I have to rescan my music library a couple of times a week. I will be browsing using the remote for the SB, find an artist, but when I try to play I will get the message "folder empty", or "unknown file format". After rescanning I can find and play everything with no problems.

    This evening I was unable to add songs to a playlist on SS until after I had done the rescan.

    My music files are stored on an external drive.

    Ant ideas on what is causing this nuisance?

    Thank You.

  2. #2
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Posts
    29
    This sounds like our problem.

    We have external storage too (a NAS), and on the occasions where we try to play something without having first switched on the NAS, the library gets corrupted - missing tracks, duplicated albums and the like.

    http://forums.slimdevices.com/showthread.php?t=34971

    It's a shame that such things are still an issue.

  3. #3
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Posts
    151
    Thanks for the link to the thread. I added a post there.

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