Question about SanDisk Sansa E280 MP3 Player
How do I reformat my Samsa 280 mp3 player? Napster says some files are corrupted on my mp3?
THIS IS HOW TO RESET EVERYTHING ON A E280 SANSA MP3 PLAYER WITH VERSION 1 SOFTWARE
INSTALL RECOVERY TOOL TO YOUR PC
NOW HOOK THE SANSA, POWER IT UP HOLDING THE
RECORD BUTTON W/ THE LOCK ON (OR HOWEVER YOU GET INTO THE RECOVERY MODE FOR YOUR UNIT)
CREATE A NEW FOLDER AND CALL IT “ sansa.fmt ” IN THE 16MB FORMAT PARTION FOLDER THAT POPS UP.
GO TO SETTINGS AND PLACE IN MSC MODE.
MAKE SURE UNIT HAS THE LATEST FIRMWARE.
-GO TO SANDISK SITE-
( http://www.sandisk.com/driverdownload/download.asp?driverId=7 ) FOR XPSP2+
REBOOT AND IT SHOULD WORK LIKE NEW OR BETTER FOR YOU.
At least this is what i ended up doing to fix mine & it took me a while to figure it all out so i wanted to post it up for you all.
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Posted on May 18, 2009
To delete songs from your device follow the steps below
You have to make sure that the device is on MSC mode...then make sure your device is plug in to the computer..Then go to programs - accesories - windows explorer, find the SanDisk in my computer, go to media, music and delete them from there.
Either under sync panel in your windows media player it will show your music when it's connected. just click the plus signs for what song you need to get rid of, right click and click delete.
To format it..on your device..go under..menu, setting and there should be a format option option there..let me know if that doenst work for you...
Hope this helps
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Posted on Oct 04, 2008
I was attempting to follow solution #2 when I got to REBOOT SANSA, I switch the HOLD switch to " not HOLD" and unplugged the USB cable. Instantly the unit went into format mode. Everything was fine after that....
Posted on May 26, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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