Converting wma's into mp3s

Hi,
I have a Zen Xtra with about a third of my files as mp3s and the rest in wma format. I've tried converting the remaining wma's into mp3s using Creatuve Media Source but it says that 'file conversion is not supported.' Even though its not necessary to turn my wma files into mp3s, I would still prefer all the files to be of the same format. Can anyone help me out? Do I need to download an update of Creative Media Source?
Appreciate any help. Thanks.

Try updating to the latest version of MediaSource, 3.30.2, from this site.
DRM stands for "digital rights management"; it's most commonly used on files downloaded from legal download services. However, some versions of WMP add DRM restrictions to ripped music, which may block certain actions. In WMP 0, choose Tools > Options, then the Rip Music tab; make sure the "Copy protect music" box is NOT checked. (It's unchecked by default in WMP 0, but was checked by default in some earlier versions of WMP.) If it is checked, uncheck it, then re-rip the CDs.

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