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It will not let me delete songs,comes up as bad track---what can i do...i tryed to delete throght the computer and on the mp3 player....help

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  • Anonymous Dec 11, 2008

    I am trying to figure out how to delete songs as well. Windows media, real player ...  no luck.

  • Anonymous Dec 13, 2008

    I added songs, but after a while the songs go bad or dissapear from the player
    When i look it up on the computer, the files are still there, and if i delete them, the bad songs still show up on the player
    only some songs do that

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Go into settings and change the usb mode to msc. plug it into the computer,and let it load. a small icon should pop up like for when a flash drive is plugged in. clik on this and tell it to disconnect. your screen should be saying updating, after this, change the usb mode back to mtb if this didn't work make a folder on your desktop and you will have to copy and paste every single folder to this folder. don't just highlight all of them because it won't work. format your sansa and then copy all of the files from the folder on the desktop to your mp3. this should work i had to do this with mine.

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You will have to reformat the player

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: http://www.sandisk.com/DriverDownload/driverList.asp
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 Dec 17, 2008

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