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My MP3 wont turn on or off

I turned it on and it just shows a black screen and the volume cirlce stays lit up the whole time. It wont turn off either!!! What do i do????????????/

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    I put some firmware on it and now the screen is black and won't go to recovery mode! HELP!!!!

  • Anonymous Nov 22, 2007

    it wont turn on. It says on the screen Key LOCKED; System shutdown. The volume cercle stays on

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Mine did the same thing too. when you plug it into a computer that is running on a flash drive, or you use it nonstop, it wil do this. try resetting the unit. press down on the power/menu button for 15 seconds, and when the pinwheel turns off, wait ten seconds, the turn it on with the HOLD icon in place, and push and hold the record button while it turns on. this will usually bring you to the recovry mode. then you must plug your sandisk onto you rcomputer, and wait for it to tell you when to unplug it. I f this does not work, go to the store that you got it from, and tell them. They will usually happily replace it, but if they don't, then call sandisk, press four for MP3 SUPPORT, and talk to them about it.

Posted on Dec 08, 2006

  • Maxwell Wild Jan 30, 2007

    I have a sandisk mp3 player, and have had to replace it three times now. It is a wierd mp3 player, but its tottaly awsome to play videos unlike the ipod Nano! I learned on my own, truth be told... Trial and error! lol.

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Thanks man!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted on Jul 04, 2007

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Posted on May 31, 2007

Thank you sooooooooooo much

Posted on Apr 23, 2007

Omg that actually worked ty Big time man, BTW how u find that out

Posted on Jan 24, 2007

Thanks!!!!!!! this was very useful for me!

Posted on Jan 19, 2007

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Hold down the off button for 15 sec.

Posted on Jan 02, 2007

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Take the battery out for a second. It should start up normal Further problems usually mean you should format it through media player or RealPlayer this can be a now and then problem..no permanent fix I know of

Posted on Dec 06, 2006

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Hold down the power button for 45 seconds... It will automatically turn off, then it will turn on like normal.

Posted on Nov 23, 2006

Oh wow! thank you so much....my sansa had frozen in the middle of a song....i was going crazy because i jusst got it and its already freezing! i didnt know what to do! THANK YOU SO SO MUCH!!!!

Posted on Jan 19, 2007

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