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Can't delete files off of my sandisk m240

My sandisk m240 can be played normally, but when I try to see or delete my music on it, the files are missing. Plus, when I add music to my m240, the files aren't added to the music folder like they used to be, they are just put on the main folder of the player. I would like to atleast reset the player, but I don't know how. If you know how to reset the sandisk m240, or, if you know a better way to solve my problem, please tell me.

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Re: can't delete files off of my sandisk m240

I can help with the reset problem. You have to format your player by right clicking on the Sansa icon. This will erase all your files, so back them up if you wish to keep them. The folder stucture on the Sansa is not very logical and I still haven't figured it out. I have had my player almost 2 months now. hope this helps. J

Posted on Jan 25, 2007

Re: can't delete files off of my sandisk m240

None of these solutions have helped me what so ever they give no detail about what the there talking about and the people who wrote them should give up life. PS. Thanks for absolutely nothing.

Posted on Jun 06, 2007

Re: can't delete files off of my sandisk m240

I'm having the same problem. Somehow some whole file of music is permanantly embedded in there that you can fill on top of, and if you look in the mp3 it will show enpty when you perform the right click dump. There is a sansa updater to try. In my case, the actual disc was loaded into another pc but not this one. Therefore it worked fine w/media player but not to the extent of dumping the files loaded from the original machine. That's two solutions. Download the updater from them w/your sandisk connected or reload the original disc into the player. This solved my problem.

Posted on May 29, 2007

Re: can't delete files off of my sandisk m240

Hey i know how to fix this it happened to me and i had no idea what was happening you go to settings then to one of the folders in there i dont know what it is called but you can search until you find the one with the auto detect and MSC files on them. Make sure the tick is next to the MSC file and not the Auto Detect

Posted on Jan 28, 2007

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How do I remove a song or songs from my Sansa SanDisk mp3 player model m240?

There are 2 ways to delete music files. You can delete them from the player directly or
using the computer.
To delete music files directly from the Sansa player, follow these steps:
1. In playback mode, press Submenu button.
2. Select the Delete Song item.

To delete music files using the computer, follow these steps:
1. Connect your Sansa to the computer.
2. Select Open device to view files using Windows Explorer on initial connection.
3. Locate the folder where your music files are stored.
4. Highlight and delete the music files or folder.

I hope this helps.

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I had this same problem. What I ended up doing was going into My Computer into the device itself and seeing what showed up. It appears a few new songs I popped on there the day after were appearing but nothing else. I deleted all the files, unplugged it from the computer and let the library update, old songs were still playing. Plugged it back into the machine and voila they showed up.

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connect your M240 to your computer via the usb, go to My Computer and you should see it listed there as M240. Double click to open and delete the files you want to remove.

Or you can use windows media player .. by going to FILE, OPEN and choose the M240 (will located under My Computer).

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Go to My Computer>Device Name (m240)>MUSIC Folder, all of the contents are there,

If you do not see a MUSIC folder, you will need to enable hidden files and folders on your computer.

Best of Luck.

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I would format the device to remove all of the data and start over.

You can FORMAT the device thru My Computer>Device Name (m240)>Right Click and select FORMAT.

Best of Luck.

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You can connect the device to your computer and manage it thru "My Computer. Open My Computer, then open the device (i.e. Sansa m240). Inside there is a Music folder, you can delete them from here. You can also drag songs here to transfer to the player. If you are not able to see the "music" folder, you may need to enable "Hidden Files and Folders" on your computer. Best of Luck.

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Can't delete songs from Sandisk M240 GO to this link and follow his instructions. They worked great for me when I had this same problem.

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