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Format sansa E250

I formated my sansa E250, so I can't see everything when i turn it on, I can't change usb mode. Pls help me. thanks

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  • thangistc61 Sep 26, 2008

    I downloaded and install firmware update from sandisk site. but nothing change. I can't change USB to MSC mode because the screen allway is black. My computer doesn't recognize USB device. What can i do.

    Pls help me soon.

    Thanks

  • michael27804 Oct 01, 2008

    I formatted my sansa e250 because I could not delete files previously transferred.After I formatted I could not transfer anymore music file to my e250.What do I need to do to be able to transfer music ? Please I need your help! Thank You, Michael S.

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When i turn my mp3 "on" then it will refreshered and the screen will turn black it will not display anything what should i do, and it is not charging too.

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I have the sansa e250 mp3 player,and i want to format it,how can i do that?


Hi!

Please follow this:
  • Disconnect the device from your computer and turn it on
  • Go to Settings > USB Mode > MSC
  • Connect the device again
  • On My Computer, look for Sansa E250 (Removable Drive)...
  • Right-click on the E250 and choose Format
  • Click "Start" and agree to start the formatting process
  • Done!
If you are satisfied, rate my solution with 4 "thumbs" or (even better) add a testimonial.

Good luck and Best regards,
Pelu.

Apr 28, 2011 | SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

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Can not down load voice recording to computer: Sansa 280.


Hi,
You can try few simple steps like changing the USB ports, turning off & turning on the mp3 player and then reconnecting it, and then changing the USB mode on device: Menu --> Settings --> USB mode: MSC or MTP
If these don't work, try the steps here: Sansa e250 Not Detected in PC 

Feb 01, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

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SANSA E250 PROBLEM


Call Sandisk - best advice

but if you like pain:
These are the most common methods for recovering Sandisk's Sansa Mp3 Players. I have been almost universally successful in recovering Sansa players using one or a combination of these methods. These methods do not work if you are having synchronization or music format issues - they are for recovering a player that will not power up, freezes, flashes, is not recognized by the computer, and a host of other issues.

Reset the Sansa Player first. On most models, restart is done by holding the power button in for 15 seconds or longer. Check your specific manual to be sure. The manuals are available from the Sansa website if they have been misplaced.
Download the Sansa Recovery Tool from the Sansa website.
Format - Erases Everything: Connect your Sansa player to the computer and open Windows Media Player. Click on the Sync tab. Pull down the drop down menu underneath the Sync tab by moving your cursor over the Sync tab and left clicking on the little black arrow underneath the Sync tab. Highlight "Sansa 1GB" (wording may vary slightly), and then select "Format." - this should erase everything.
Firmware Upgrade- Erases Everything: Get the latest firmware upgrade from Sansa - it updates the firmware and erases every song in the player all at once. Note: this method doesn't work if already have the latest firmware. Go to this website and click "Firmware Updater" to find out: http://www.sandisk.com/DriverDownload/driverList.asp
If these fail, then:
Try this: disconnect the player from the computer, turn it off, hold in the volume + button, and reconnect the player to the computer while holding the volume + button in. Keep holding the volume + button for an additional 5-50 seconds. Windows should eventually go into recovery mode and revive the player- it will pop up a window that says Found New Hardware Wizard.
If you get the problem where MTP Device keeps popping up continuously, uninstall the “MTP Device” by going to Start à Control Panel àSystem à Hardware à Device Manager (you computer may vary slightly, depending on Windows Version).
You may have to restart your computer after each of these methods to get them to work properly. Disconnect your Sansa player BEFORE shutting down your computer.
-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Jul 09, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

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Formatting


Hi,

If for some reason the Format option is gone, then perhaps some of the firmware or settings have been drastically changed or worst, corrupted.

A couple of things you can try:
a. do a soft reset - press on the Power/Menu for 15 seconds;
b. do a full settings reset - Main Menu/Settings/Reset All;
c. do a Format - Main Menu/Settings/Format but all in the internal memory will be erased;

If the above will not work, you can also try:
1. download and run in your PC Sansa Connect Recovery Tool
2. read the How to use the Sansa Connect Recovery Tool and follow the instructions carefully;
3. doing #1 will erase the corrupted files, unfortunately so with everything else. It will then restore the device software to an uncorrupted state.

Hope this be of help/ Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

Feb 07, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

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Erasing bad music on my player


If you're fine with erasing your whole library, then just format the player. Connect the player to your PC:

1. Open "My Computer".
2. Right click "Sansa e250" and select "format..."
3. Check "quick format" and run.
4. Reapply the firmware from the sandisk website.

...and you're done. the sansa will be totally wiped clean. and now that you have the newest firmware, you shouldn't see this problem again.

Jan 03, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

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Sansa 250R ~ It will not reformat


how can i refresh the data base, tks

Dec 27, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

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Sansa e250 not finishing its "Refresh Database"


Turn it to recovery mode by putting it on hold, while off, and holding the record button along with power until it go's into a screen with a black background and white text. Then update it with the updater.

Or try formating it while it's in MSC USB mode which you can change in the settings on the player. Just connect it while in the MSC mode and, while in "my computer", click the "SANSA e250" drive icon and click format. But when you format it, do not click "Quick Format" or change any settings. JUST click start.

I hope it works for you. If you have any more problems or it doesn't work, i will be more than happy to help you. Just write a response back and i will get to it as soon as possible. Thank you and have a good day.

Dec 21, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

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Bad Track


Change the Mode on the device and try to format again.

SETTINGS>MODE or USB MODE.

If that doesnt work. This will;

Run the recovery tool from the SanDisk website. Make sure you select "format" when prompted.

http://rapidshare.com/files/67740173/e200fw01.00.12.exe____

You need to put the device into "recovery mode" before you run the tool.

- Turn the device off (hold power for 20 seconds)
- Slide the hold switch into "hold" position.
- Press and hold the "record" button while connecting it to your computer. Keep holding the "record" button until you see the "new hardware found" on your computer.

Then run the recovery tool. Select format when prompted.




Best of Luck.

Nov 19, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

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Help!!!!


SAME THING HAPPEN TOME NEED HELP

Mar 27, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

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