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Sansa Sandisk e280 8 GB - USB not detecting on my laptop

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Sansa Sandisk e280 8 GB - USB not detecting on my laptop but it is charging it. Earlier it used to detect, don't know whether it is cable problem or some driver??

I am using XP on my laptop.

Please help..
Navdeep
navdeepgarg@hotmail.com

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  • tman49 Dec 11, 2008

    My problem occured after the last authorization. The unit will charge but I will not be able to authorize it prior to the next license expiration. With no player, there is no need to subscribe to Rhapsody to go.

  • dspazio Dec 13, 2008

    Same problem. Player won't connect to pc. Winxp pro.
    ??


  • Anonymous Jan 18, 2009

    I have the same problem. it's not the cable or the computer. I have 2 cables, and several computers to try it on, and all did the same thing. it will charge on the USB, but it will not connect as a USB drive,

  • mattitude89 Feb 22, 2009

    same for me, using vista so i just thought it was that screwing everything up as usual. apparently not.

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Up until very recently i had the same problem, found this review through alot of google searches and it seems to solve the problem. must stress i cant take ANY credit for solving the problem but if anyone meets this guy, tell him i owe him a beer.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/review/R1PE6Y4WT1FL0E


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