Question about SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

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No response when connected to PC

Anyone experienced no recognition from PC when the player is connected? The player shows 'connected' but I can't find the drive on my PC.

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  • its_him Dec 07, 2007

    mp3 not detected by computer... can't see any hardware in my computer... no driver installed when search.. and no driver to dl from internet.. what to do??

  • Anonymous Dec 22, 2007

    Anyone experienced no recognition from PC when the player is connected? The player shows 'connected' but I can't find the drive on my PC. NO PLAYER DETECTED.

  • ladane Jan 01, 2008

    when connected to pc no response

  • bt264 Jan 28, 2008

    I connected my sansa e260 to my PC. On Sansa it is written

    "connected", "writing", "refresh database" but I can not see

    the driver in windows explorer.

  • akosh Feb 15, 2008

    No response when connected to PC but it shows as connected in mp3 player

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Try puting the player in msc mode then open my computer rightclick the player click on tools and do the check and the defrage it will work

Posted on Oct 17, 2007

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What is the operating system of your pc? the sansa players have 2 usb modes. mtp and msc. the player is in mtp by default. mtp is only supported in windows xp with the latest update. try to change the usb mode of your player to msc. msc works in most os.

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Solution to 'usb device not recognised/malfuction' posted on 'it reviews' by paul, solution sent to customer by philips customer service; * If the mp3-player is not detected by the PC, Download the following Patch (Gogear Detect Tool): either click on the link or copy the link into your internet browser. http://www2.p4c.philips.com/cgi-bin/dcbint/get?url=/sca/sca/060214/060214143352_10792.zip&ofn=Detect Philips GoGear Device_v3.zip Save it (desktop), unpack it and run the program, just follow the steps. worked for me, allows use of wmp also, but the player is still shit, and won't work properly.

Posted on Sep 23, 2006

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Try running a search in my computer. If this dosn't work it might be that the cable is faulty and in that case it is worth sending it back to san disk. if a little bubble pops up in the bottom right corner saying this device can perform faster, click on the icon and then go on to the 2nd tab and on there it should say install drivers. click on this and then insert the c.d and reinstall the drivers. hope this helps.

Posted on Jul 22, 2006

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The only way to reset the player after freezing was to remove the battery. However starting up again resulted immediately again in freezing of the player (presenting logo, without any further action).

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