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Problem The problem with my mp3 player is that it turns on and turnns off automatically in 4-5 seconds and turns back on by itself and this process goes on and on. If the device is connected to computer it dosen't respond. Please advice. Thanks, Shyam

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20 Answers Found Page: 1 2 3 4 Item Question Sansa M200 Series How do i delete songs from the Sansa m200? Sansa M200 Series When connecting the Sansa m200 to the computer, should I have the USB setting on MTP or MSC? Answer ID: 326 Created: 11/04/2005 Updated: 11/04/2005 For Products: MP3 -> All Sansa M200 Series Category(s): Audio Player Answer You should have it set to MTP when using it with any of the 3 supported subscription music servies. Otherwise, you should have it set to MSC, which is the normal USB mode for storage devices. MTP mode will only work on Windows XP or Windows 2000 with SP4 installed. How helpful was this answer?

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Have you tried removing the battery? Or maybe your battery is low. As well, if your mp3 player isn't turned on when you plug it in, that seems to affect if the computer recognizes it.

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