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Hi Sorry this is a quick question. 2 years ago I bought a MP3 player from China. When i loaded files on to it there was no problem. But when I removed these files, although they were no longer on the player, the space in the memory did not increase. I remember corresponding with the vendor who said to change the File system from FAT32 to FAT. This I did and it worked. My brother is now encountering the same problem and I cant remember how I changed the file System.

Can anyone advise?
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Right click on the drive, select Format, then choose FAT as the file system.

Chances are FAT32 vs FAT is not your problem -- the fact that you formatted it is what recovered the lost space. Most flash cards and MP3 players use the FAT system rather than FAT32, though.
 

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When connected to the PC, it should show as a "removeable drive".

Access it in this manner and format it, selecting FAT (FAT 16)

Without knowing the Windows version, that is about as far as I can go.
 

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If you have 2K or XP, I'd suggest doing the format in Disk Management.
 
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