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What does "Refreshing Database" mean

The night before this problem occured, I had accidentally fallen asleep with my sansa on. The battery was pretty low since the auto shut off didnt kick in for a while. When I tried to charge it, "Refreshing Database" came up in a green download-like bar. 3/4 of the way down, the sansa blacks out, even though it looks like it's still on becasue the blue ring is glowing. How do I fix this?

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Try holding the power button and the play button for 20 secs at the same time

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