Question about SanDisk Sansa m240 MP3 Player

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OPPERATION When I turn it(sansa m240) on it doesn't do anything except for "sansa" on the sreen.Also when I try to load songs it says"no device detected" on the computer sreen.

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  • asdfasdhgh Nov 18, 2007

    my sansa freezes in the initializing window

  • uncle2007 Nov 21, 2007

    When I turn on my sansa m240, it only shows sansa and does nothing. It does not show when connected to computer either, only screen comes on with sansa.

  • agreg Nov 21, 2007

    It seems several people have the same problem of the player being stuck on the "Sansa" screen. Mine is doing the same thing and I can't even get the computer to recognize it. It shows nothing, like it hasn't been plugged in. I put in new batteries, it isn't that and there doesn't seem to be many suggestions??? help

  • Anonymous Dec 03, 2007

    it doesnt turn on besides the logo, and the computer do not recocnize it

  • Anonymous Dec 07, 2007

    The only thing I can do is turn the unit on/off. Can't do anything else. Store where I baught it won't exchange it. Can't do anything involved with a desk top because it doesn't reconize it.

  • Noella Dec 08, 2007

    When I turn on the device, it starts to initialize and then Sansa freezes in the screen. I cannot format to the computer because the computer does not recognize it.

  • Anonymous Jan 10, 2008

    how do you formatt it via computer!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!

  • bobby_syam Jan 10, 2008

    when i connect the sandisk sansa m240 MP3 player through the USB port it does not detected by the computer. but it displays a message in the LCD screen in the player as "MTP DB mismatch format?"and after that it displays " Not enough space for music DB. Please free 8MB". WHAT SHOULD I DO ?

  • joannamoss Nov 24, 2008

    thing except sansa on the screen

  • Anonymous Nov 27, 2008

    i am only sandisk showing on creen

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Me voy a matar... sin musica no vivo...

como carajos arreglo esa congelacion en sansa el logotipo.

Posted on Nov 20, 2008

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"Try formating it via the computer."

hard to format it when it doesnt even recognize the player as a drive...

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Try formating it via the computer.

Posted on May 17, 2007

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SOURCE: Nothing except for "sansa" on the sreen.

there is some problem in sansa's firmware so load firmware from the CD which provided with sansa m240 it will work ...

Posted on Jan 15, 2008

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Sansa m240 - deleted all songs - tried to install new ones- won't take-says full


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

Nov 09, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa m240 MP3 Player

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Formatting sandisk sansa m240


how to download songs and delete the songs

Jul 05, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa m240 MP3 Player

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Synching songs to Sansa m240


YOU MIGHT NOT HAVE SYNCED RIGHT....YOU MIGHT NEED TO DRAG AND DROP YOUR FILES OR CONSIDER GETTING A SANDISK E200 OR A CX00 VERSION MP3 THEY ARE MUCH EASIER TO WORK WITH

Feb 20, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa m240 MP3 Player

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Nothing except for "sansa" on the sreen.


there is some problem in sansa's firmware so load firmware from the CD which provided with sansa m240 it will work ...

Jan 15, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa m240 MP3 Player

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My Sansa m240 does not play music, it freezes.


Try going into your USB Settings on your device and ensure the unit is set to msc

Jan 09, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa m240 MP3 Player

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Sansa m240 and itunes


Probably not, try going to where the songs are all stored [My Music] select all the songs and open with the Sansa converter-to transfer music or use Windows Media Player.

Otherwise open My Computer then SansaM240 folder and drag the songs into Music.

Dec 25, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa m240 MP3 Player

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How to delete songs off of my Sansa m240?


You need to connect it to a PC then it should show up as a removable storage device. You may then delete or copy tracks to is like any disk drive. If you are unsure how to do this then please comment. Hope this helps, plese rate my answer as better than thanks for trying.

Sep 29, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa m240 MP3 Player

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Sandisk sansa m240 mp3 player


You can connect the device to your computer and manage it thru "My Computer. Open My Computer, then open the device (i.e. Sansa m240). Inside there is a Music folder, you can delete them from here. You can also drag songs here to transfer to the player. If you are not able to see the "music" folder, you may need to enable "Hidden Files and Folders" on your computer. Best of Luck.

Sep 06, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa m240 MP3 Player

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Player will not start


Call Sandisk support. This is a problem with a batch of M240's from 2006.

Mar 09, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa m240 MP3 Player

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My Mp3 player does not plug and play properly in my Xp computer


Youmust have instaled MEDIA PLAYER 10 , oderwise your computer will NOT see the device

Mar 07, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa m240 MP3 Player

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