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Refreshing database - Everytime

Hello there, I've just bought a 1gb micro sd card and everything works great. Except the fact that everytime I turn my SANSA e200 on, it has to refresh the database. Why is that happening? Does anyone knows? Thanks!

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Re: Refreshing database - Everytime

Turn the usb format, that's it...............

Posted on Apr 27, 2007

Re: Refreshing database - Everytime

There nothing wrong its jsut the way the mp3 player refreshes the play lists mine does it too

Posted on Feb 10, 2007

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I had the same problem but with it's own drive. I later found out that i didn't have enough memory for my mp3 player to make a database. maybe the same is true for your sd card. I had to have atleast 6 mbs of free memory. make sure your sd card is not all the way full. Hope fully that will fix your problem.

Posted on Apr 03, 2007

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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.
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Try updating the firmware of your player. Switch the player to recovery mode (enable hold switch and press and hold the record and power button until you see on the screen welcome to recovery mode) download the sansa firmware updater on the sandisk website and install it to your computer. When it ask to connect the device connect the player and check if there are updates on the player. Also try to format the player it may be the songs on the player is causing the problem.

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Refreshing database - Everytime

It's only reading the data on the micro sd, it just has to have that little time to do that, even if there is hardly anything on the sd, it still needs to check it out, just like it does with its own drive. Don't seat it, if you don't like it see if you can put the data onto the main drive of your sansa.

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How do you refresh database?

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

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