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MP3 files are getting copied into sansa m240, but is not playing.

I've a sansa m240 gifted by my friend. I had deleted the old MP3 songs and copied new mp3 songs. but it is not playing.

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  • Anonymous Sep 19, 2008

    Well I've tried everything, from trouble shooter to rebooting my computer yet still my m240 mp3 player won't work. I don't know what to do! Please can someone help me

  • Anonymous Dec 28, 2008

    There is no System Settings in the Settings menu.

    So now what?

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To format the player directly, follow these steps:
1. Press the Home button to return to the Main Menu.
2. Select Settings from the Main Menu.
3. Select System Settings.
4. Scroll down to Format and select it.
5. Select Yes to start formatting.

Posted on Dec 10, 2008

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The Sansa M240 is a decent device, but if you are like many, you have not been able to create playlists. The instructions with the player and the maker’s website offer little help. Here a solution that I found on-line with some additional detail. The step by step instructions for even those with little computer savvy.

1. power up your M240 player without connecting to your computer. Scroll thru the menu to the “settings” menu. Select “USB”, deselect “auto detect” then select “MSC”. (I don’t know if this step is critical, but I picked up this suggestion from another site)

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6. Next, in this newly saved notepad document, type this exactly on the very first line < #EXTM3U > without the brackets.

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8. Repeat the steps to copy the title of your next song from the M240 folder. When copied, place your cursor immediately after the previous song title copied in the step above. Hit return Twice to create a single line space after the song title and paste in the next song title at the beginning of the line. Repeat this process til you have built your playlist.


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#EXTM3U
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