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Freezing fuze 8gb Sansa fuze freezes. How do I un freeze.

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Slide the power switch up all the way and hold it there for fifteen seconds.

Posted on Jan 10, 2012

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Schmead10
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SOURCE: my sansa fuze keeps freezing

Start the sansa updater, set sansa to recovery mode plug into computer. unplug when told sansa should restart (Lock sansa press and hold rec and menu until recovery begins)

Also you can Try
Reset All
NOTE: THIS IS AN ADVANCED OPERATION AND RESTORES ALL SETTINGS
TO THE FACTORY DEFAULTS. NORMAL USERS ARE NOT RECOMMENDED
TO PERFORM THIS OPERATION!
If your device freezes up press the Menu button and hold for 15 seconds.
This is like a power down of the device. Once you perform the reset, the adjustments you made during last operation
will be gone.....

Posted on Nov 02, 2009

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SOURCE: SANSA e260 will no longer get further than 25% of refresh database & freezes

I would recommend that you update the firmware on the device..Once the firmware is updated you shouldnt have that problem anymore..I hope that helps
Please rate accordingly
Thank you
COmputerrep

Posted on Mar 21, 2008

mixmaster
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SOURCE: Sansa freezing

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

http://www.sandisk.com/Assets/File/Downloads/firmware/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.

Posted on Oct 11, 2007

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SOURCE: My Sansa m240 freezes at the title screen.

I have the same problem. I called tech support 1-866-726-3475 and they talked me thru several cures. None of which worked. My unit is about 8 months old. After trying all the options, they gave me a rma number and are sending me a replacement. I think they have had some trouble with this lot of players, they were very nice and it took no prodding from me for a replacement! Good Luck1

Posted on Aug 13, 2007

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SOURCE: I need to reset sandisk sansa fuze 8gb

Press the Power and Play (>||) button together for 20 seconds to reset the unit!

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My sansa fuze at times freezes. I do not know why,


Hello,

When the blue ring is illuminated, first try the RESET for the Sansa Fuze.
The player should NOT be connected to any other device:
1. Slide and hold the Power switch up for approximately 20 seconds.
2. Release the Power switch.
3. To turn the player on, slide the Power switch up then release instantly.

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When a RESET won't work or the player freezes again, UPDATE the firmware on the player in 2 steps.
The player should NOT be connected to any other device:

> step1: Enable MSC mode
1. Turn device OFF: when the player is frozen first perform step 1 and 2
of the RESET procedure:
1. Slide and hold the Power switch up for approximately 20
seconds.
2. Release the Power switch.
2. Slide the Hold switch down to Lock (orange colored dot showing).

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3. Press and hold the left button ( |<< ) while connecting the device to the PC.

> step 2 : UPDATE the firmware
Use next page for updating the firmware on the player.
http://kb.sandisk.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/278
There are 2 methods for updating, for Windows operating system the
updater ( method 1 ) should work:
Method 1; Use the Sansa Firmware Updater
Method 2: Use the update board / Sansa forum
Look in the Update page for the steps to follow.

Jul 20, 2010 | SanDisk Sansa Fuze MP3 Player

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My Sansa Fuze was acting slow and freezing and the radio and voice recorder were the only things that worked.i reset the factory settings and its not acting slow anymore.now it keeps skipping the songs and...


u can download firmware from google it reflash software n'd enjoy !
http://kb.sandisk.com/app/utils/chat/session/L3NpZC9pQjZPbzlNag%3D%3D/sno/0

tell ppl u need re flash it

Nov 04, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa Fuze MP3 Player

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My sansa fuze is acting up


I m unable to charge my mp3 player. I have conneccted it to the computer on 4 diffrent times and it wont charge. what is the problem?

Nov 03, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa Fuze MP3 Player

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My sansa fuze keeps freezing


Start the sansa updater, set sansa to recovery mode plug into computer. unplug when told sansa should restart (Lock sansa press and hold rec and menu until recovery begins)

Also you can Try
Reset All
NOTE: THIS IS AN ADVANCED OPERATION AND RESTORES ALL SETTINGS
TO THE FACTORY DEFAULTS. NORMAL USERS ARE NOT RECOMMENDED
TO PERFORM THIS OPERATION!
If your device freezes up press the Menu button and hold for 15 seconds.
This is like a power down of the device. Once you perform the reset, the adjustments you made during last operation
will be gone.....

Nov 02, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa Fuze MP3 Player

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My sansa fuze froze when I took ou the MicroSD


when switched off,plug in the MicroSD again and let it startup...if it starts up well and good...turn it off and only then remove the microsd..the try turning it on...

Sep 03, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa Fuze MP3 Player

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My sandisk sansa fuze is freezing up is that normal?


Yes, it sounds like its faulty, even if its not, why take the chance when you can just return it. Depending on where you got it, you should be able to return it for a swap. Just make sure you have your receipt. Most places will require that you have it.

Nov 18, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa Fuze MP3 Player

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My mp3 says "bad track" alot and freezes for about a day! help


The songs are in the wrong format. this player will not play iTunes, for instance.

Sansa Fuze supports MP3, WMA, secure WMA, Audible (AA), audiobooks and podcasts in
WMA and MP3 file formats.

Nov 02, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa m240 MP3 Player

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