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Problems downloading music

I've got a sansa e260 p3 player and want to download music to it. Whenever I attatch it to my computer via the usb cable, it doesnt appear on the computer, either on my computer or windows media player. In the manual it says that you can change the usb mode through 'settings' and 'usb modes', however when i go on to settings no menu appears. please help

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Try downloading the Windows MTP Porting kit. Also try both USB modes under "Settings."

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=a2e73160-e862-4f19-bb26-c0cafe798955&displaylang=en

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Trying to add 4 GB microSDHC card to sandisk sansa e260. connect e260 to computer via USB. insert micro card. computer does not recognize microcard. why?


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The player automatically connects to the computer in Media Transfer Protocol mode (MTP mode).
For accessing the microSD card in the player, the USB connection in the player has to be set to MSC mode, see:
http://kb.sandisk.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/167

How to change USB mode for the e200 series, proceed as next:
1. From the Main Menu, select Settings > USB Mode.
2. Select Auto Detect, MTP or MSC.
Manuals for the e200 series:
version 1:
http://mp3support.sandisk.com/downloads/um/e200v1_userguide_en.pdf
version 2:
http://mp3support.sandisk.com/downloads/um/e200v2_userguide_en.pdf
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Hi I bought scandisk e260 without cd, when I connect it to the computer, the computer ask me to locate driver. Where can I get driver? thanks


Try connecting it to another computer and see if it will recognize it as sansa or removable drive. if it does then download the sansa update software and install it. Make sure you disconnect the sansa and connect it when asked. This will update your sansa and add the Usb Mode. Try to connect it to your computer at home it should recognize.... link for update software (http://mp3support.sandisk.com/sansa/Installer/1082/SansaUpdaterInstall.exe) download to a flash drive much easier Make sure USB mode is MSC I use my computer to drag and drop my music from my music folder to the sansa media folder.... Open my computer click on folder what ever folder has your music in it and drag to media folder and drop (click on the (+)where it say's sansa ) easier not to sync

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  1. Plug in your USB cord to your Sandisk Sansa Mp3 Player and computer (works with Windows XP, Not sure about Vista Or Win 2000).
  2. Go to My Computer.
  3. 180px-sansa_839.jpg magnify-clip.png Click on: Sansa E250 (Or E260, E270 or E280).
  4. 180px-media_503.jpg magnify-clip.png Folder: Media Click on the folder: Media.
  5. Click on the folder: MUSIC.
  6. Minimize that window, and open My Music (or where ever you have the music that you want to put on your Mp3 Player)
  7. Drag and drop the music to the folder: MUSIC (that you minimized in step 6) (or you can copy and paste [Ctrl + c to copy, Ctrl + v to paste] the music)
  8. Unplug the USB cord, and ENJOY!
Hope that helps
Thank you
Computerrep

Feb 10, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa e260 MP3 Player

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Problems connecting to the computer


You need to update your firmware first, then the settings menu will have the option to change the USB mode.

Get the firmware updater from here, under downloads on the right side of the page.

Dec 30, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa e260 MP3 Player

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The songs need to be formatted for a sansa. Use Windows Media Player 11. Don't use Rhapsody, too many problems.
Load a CD into your computer, on the Toolbar of WMP11 click rip, After all songs are ripped, hook up your Sansa to the computer via USB cable, Click Sync. WMP11 will not only sync the sansa it will sync the micro card also. You have your choice where you want to put the music. Drag and drop the music in the box to the left where you synced your sansa and at the bottom of the box click Sync. All music will be synced to your sansa or card which ever one you chose. Understand, when the sansa starts up, the card syncs with the sansa, you don't have to do anything. Try this and let me know how it works.

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Acquire a new cable for your mp3. Loose connections on the usb cable makes your mp3 player unreadable by your system. Once you got yourself a new usb cable, you're good to go again with your gadget.


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