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Formatting Problem My mp3 player says that it needs to be formatted when I attempt to listen to it or to open it to view its contents. When I try to format it, it does nothing.

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Re: Formatting Problem

That means that the storage on the MP3 Player is corrupt. Replace your MP3 Player.

Posted on May 24, 2007

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Will I loose my music if I reset my mp3 player?

Resetting it will not delete files. Files will be deleted when you choose formatting your player option.Based on their manual:
If your player stops responding, reset the player. This should not cause you to lose any data or audio tracks, unless you were in the middle of transferring files. 1. Insert and remove a straightened paperclip from the Reset Hole. 2. If this does not work, proceed to Formatting Your Player. Formatting Your Player WARNING: This step deletes all your player's content. If possible, back up all your player's content on your computer before proceeding.

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How do i format my mp3 player without a disk

I don't know if this is affected by the 'network' aspect of your player, but this would be the general procedure for MP3 players, where you can view the player as a drive on your computer.

You can format the player using Windows, but there is a complication: Windows defaults to "NTFS" when formatting, but MP3 players normally use FAT32. Before you attempt this, connect the player, and check the 'properties' on the drive that appears. It will probably say "FAT32". In this case, you can go ahead and format the drive, but be sure that you choose "FAT32" from the drop-down list. If you format it NTFS, your player won't be able to read it!

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How to format 8 gig scan disk for mp3


How to format the Sansa View:

To format the player directly, follow these steps:
1. Select More from the Main Menu.
2. Select Settings/Options then System Settings.
3. Scroll down to Format and select it.
4. Select Yes to start formatting.
WARNING: Formatting the player will DELETE all the content you have
on the player.

The player can also be formatted using Windows Explorer or Windows
Media Player.

Dec 25, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa View 8GB MP3 Player - Black

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Database full, delete content or re-format device

you should format your mp3 and try this way the errors on mp3 player will be removed.

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Mp3 sansa sandisk - deleted songs

Try formatting the drive. Plug it in. Open Windows Explorer. Right click on the drive and select format. This will delete all content off the player.

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Won't play (transfer, format, view contents in explorer OK, though...)

Does you player powers on? If no, then you have a problem with the battery pack of your mp3 player. If yes, what file system did you use in formatting your mp3 player? If it's ntfs, try formatting it using fat or fat32. Maybe your mp3 player cannot use the ntfs file system.

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Sansa m250 not working, need help soon

Plugging it into another computer changed the formatting of the player.. I would format the player from the menu itself, but if that fails:
There are two ways to format an Mp3 player - one on the computer itself, and one in Windows Media Player. Both methods will end up erasing all the songs on the player, but the player will be "good as new" after that. Sometimes reformatting in this manner will override the player's native formatting and cause problems - this can be reversed in most cases by updating the player's firmware. Firmware upgrades are available from most manufacturers' websites.

WARNING: The following procedures will erase all songs on the player.

Check if the file system is NTFS. If yes, format it to FAT or FAT32. - Connect player to computer, double-click my computer, right click on icon of mp3 player and select format. This only applies to Windows-based computers.
You can also format the player in Windows Media Player itself:
Connect your Mp3 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 "name of Mp3 player here 1GB" (wording may vary slightly), and then select "Format." - this should erase everything.
-Tha Mp3 Doctor

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Problem with my sansa e200

The issue you have described with your portable device in most cases can be resolved by formatting your device. Please follow these steps even if you have already attempted them once before.

Please note that this will remove all music from your device.

Formatting the device in Windows Media Player

1. Open Windows Media Player with your MP3 player connected to the computer

2. At the top of windows Media Player select the Sync tab at the top

3. The MP3 player should be recognized on the right hand side and say "Your Player Name"

4. Above the player name is a button that says "Format Storage Media" click this button to erase all the data from the player

5. Continue with the acknowledgement of erasing all data on disk.

Jan 17, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa e200 MP3 Player

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Unerasable Files not a fan of the sandisk firmware specially the low sound...
but, have u tried using another firmware? such as rockbox?

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T.sonic cannot operate after it was formatted in Windows
Formatting T.sonic using the “Quick Format” or “Full Format” option in Windows destroys the
default format of the T.sonic. To retrieve the default format, you must link to and download the firmware updates for the T.sonic.

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