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I click on a song on my sansa e250 then a different song plays

When in songs menu on my sansa e250 some songs if i choose them to play, a different song will play ,and this same song will play every time i choose that song. but this does not happen if in artists menu

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These are the most common methods for recovering Sandisk's Sansa Mp3 Players. I have been almost universally successful in recovering Sansa players using one or a combination of these methods. These methods do not work if you are having synchronization or music format issues - they are for recovering a player that will not power up, freezes, flashes, is not recognized by the computer, and a host of other issues.

Reset the Sansa Player first. On most models, restart is done by holding the power button in for 15 seconds or longer. Check your specific manual to be sure. The manuals are available from the Sansa website if they have been misplaced.
Download the Sansa Recovery Tool from the Sansa website.
Format - Erases Everything: Connect your Sansa 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 "Sansa 1GB" (wording may vary slightly), and then select "Format." - this should erase everything.
Firmware Upgrade- Erases Everything: Get the latest firmware upgrade from Sansa - it updates the firmware and erases every song in the player all at once. Note: this method doesn't work if already have the latest firmware. Go to this website and click "Firmware Updater" to find out:
If these fail, then:
Try this: disconnect the player from the computer, turn it off, hold in the volume + button, and reconnect the player to the computer while holding the volume + button in. Keep holding the volume + button for an additional 5-50 seconds. Windows should eventually go into recovery mode and revive the player- it will pop up a window that says Found New Hardware Wizard.
If you get the problem where MTP Device keeps popping up continuously, uninstall the “MTP Device” by going to Start à Control Panel àSystem à Hardware à Device Manager (you computer may vary slightly, depending on Windows Version).
You may have to restart your computer after each of these methods to get them to work properly. Disconnect your Sansa player BEFORE shutting down your computer.
-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Posted on May 26, 2008

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How can I delete a song in my Sansa e250?

I also have an e250. You have probably figured it out by now, but if you have not, it is an easy fix.
While the song you want deleted is playing, just press the menu button at the bottom of the ring. The menu will come up, then scroll down to the bottom and therewill be the option to "Delete This Song". Press Delete and you will be prompted to select YES or NO. Choose yes and song will be deleted. The next song on the list will be qued but will be in PAUSED mode. You can also hook up to your computer and delete songs from the song menu page. Hope this helped.

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Plays six of twenty mp3s and the rest come up as

Delete songs and Format (Helps with try to delete BAD TRACKS and folders that will not delete
Labeling Unknown Songs: open Windows Media Player and go to library click on artist. The sub folders will be named by the artists and the unknown songs will be in the sub that say's unknown. Click on unknown then right click on the title bar put a check next to artist and album artist. Right click song under artist or album artist or both and type in the name of the artist etc.... This change in your computers Music folders also then sync with your sansa or media player then load songs to it........

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Sansa e 250 will not play all mp3 songs as before.

Right clicked on properties of song and added artist and title of that song, hit apply and problem solved.

Jan 22, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

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How do we remove songs from the sansa e250?

Go to My Comp
choose Sansa E250
Click on Tools ,choose Folder Option, Click on the View Tab,
Put a dot on Show Hidden Files and Folder click on Apply then OK.
you will see the Music Folder, double click so you will see all your songs
to delete press the delete key on the keyboard, or right click on the song choose delete.

Good luck

Jan 10, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

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How can i delete music file from my sansa e250

try formatting the player by selecting format from the properties menu when you right click it in my computer.

Aug 04, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

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Recover lost space

Go to the Computer Drive Choose the component and Format it by right clicking. THIS WILL DELETE ANYTHING ON THE PLAYER!!!!!!!

May 27, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

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Doesnt play song i click on, is it a virus?

Make sure the songs are in the right format, have transfer rights, and make sure your music subscription service is current. Or else, you will get "0:00" for all tracks.

Mar 04, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

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Computer does not show MP3 player as connected and how to stop a song playing

If you installed the firmware update, you might have forgotten to change the device to MSC mode.. try going to settings>USB mode>MSC This should probably work.. to stop a song while its playing, click the |<< button while you have the screen with the current song. (you can pause a song on this same screen with the >|| button) If you have gone back to any of the menu screens, wait for a couple seconds and the player will automatically go back tot he song display screen so you can stop the song.

Dec 26, 2006 | SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

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Sansa e250

you will have to go to the srichtonize thing nd right click on music and press delete then it will help you

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