Question about SanDisk Sansa e200 MP3 Player
If this happened after updating your firmware, the Sansa FAQ from here http://www.sansa.com/support/sansa_e200/faqs says try this -
03. "Load image failed" appears after updating e200 firmware Applies to the following Operating Systems:
STEP 1 – Reset the player
STEP 2 – Connect the player in Recovery Mode
Posted on Jan 10, 2009
I have also encountered the same problem. "Load main image failed Switch to Recovery Mode" What I did was: 1. Download and install the Firmware Updater Software from SanDisk "http://www.sandisk.com/Assets/File/Downloads/firmware/SansaUpdaterInstall.exe" 2. Bring up the Sansa into recovery mode by: -Switch the Hold Switch to Locked Position -Hold (and continue to hold) the Record button -Press the menu button (may a need an extra hand) while plugging in the USB Cable to the computer 3. After the Sansa is in the Recovery Mode saying: "... Enter 2.0 MSD" (Means that it is currently in MSD) 4. Right Click on the Sansa Firmware Updater icon in the System Tray (near the clock) and select "Update Now" 5. Once the dialogue box appears, DO NOT SELECT AMERICA, but chose Japan and Update. 6. Follow it's procedures till the end. -The screen will tell you to unplug then press finish. BUT WAIT! -I press the finish button first, then right click on the "Safely Remove Hardware" icon on the System Tray and properly stopped the USB device. -After stopping (and unplugging), the Sansa's screen continues with the rebooting process and finishes the update. -It will automatically restart, but the Hold Switch is still on Lock. I must then turn off the Hold Switch and press Menu to turn on the Sansa. -So far, it seems to work. In summary, I think the "America" download site doesn't have the latest firmware to fix this problem, but the Japan site does. Next, the improper unplugging of the device may prevent the update process to complete. I've seen from other forums that people who had prematurely (improperly) stopped the updating process.
Posted on Apr 04, 2007
SOURCE: sansa e200
hi.. you got to download a new boot loader search on google you will find one .. then turn off your sansa take hold (on) hold the rec button while starting ur sansa it should go to recovery mode then you can plug your sansa to your computer you will now se a 15 - 16 mb partition delete the old boot loader and push the new one in then saftely un plug your sansa and make hold (off) then it will stand
reading boot ROM
writing boot ROM
... then restart your sansa and hopefully it works if not mail me on firstname.lastname@example.org
dont forget to do rank stuff me ;p
Posted on Feb 03, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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