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I have a SanDisk Sansa m200 mp3 and a macbook pro

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I was given a SanDisk Sansa m200 and when I connected it to my macbook pro nothing shows up on the desktop so I don't have anywhere to drag music too. I did not receive any cd or software with mp3. Any suggestions on how to get mp3 to work with macbook pro? Thanks, sara

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Even on a Macbook pro, you should be able to access your "my computer" option, where it shows you the local disk drives and everything. your mp3 player icon should appear there. then after you click on the icon it should bring up a page containing folders "on" your mp3 player. there doesnt have to be any music or videos or anything like that to have the folders already on there. now i dont have a mac but what i suggested you to do should work.

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SanDisk tech support recommends formatting the m200 series in both MSC and MTP modes to completely clear out all work areas,"fragments" and residual data. The m200 has a very basic Operating System that doesn't have a defrag option. According to tech support, the m200 needs formmating occasionally to keep it working smoothly. I learned that formatting will also clear up intermittent hang-ups. I format mine each time I reload it.

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3. Click Yes to agree on the license agreement. 
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4. Click Next to start installing the program. 
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STEP 3 - Connect your player to the PC 
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STEP 4 - Update the firmware 
1. Click Firmware Upgrade
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WARNING: All data on your Sansa m200 will be deleted during the firmware update. Back up all your data before proceeding. 

2. Click OK to continue the firmware update. 
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3. Click OK to finish update. 
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4. Disconnect your Sansa m200 from the PC after the firmware has been successfully downloaded. 
5. Slide the HOLD switch to the unlock position (orange color not showing). 
6. Turn on your Sansa m200 player to check. 



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It is complicate,

it works on Mac OS only if you downgrade firmware for sandisk.
Here is how to do it.

If system crashes while you install the firmware you will damage the sansa, Mac OX is solid , but be careful with the USB cable.

Here is the procedure: How to use your SanDisk Sansa e200 Series .mp3 player with OS X ...
Here you can also download software

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Format your player and reinstall your music.

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