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How do you refresh database?

I am a new owner of san disk sansa e250. I've put the micro SD card in it and now everytime I turn the player on a message appears saying refresh database. How do I do that? Thank you for your answers.

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This just means that the player is refreshing the songs on the list, it does not mean that you have to do anything.

Posted on Apr 16, 2007


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