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My Sansa wont connect

Well everytime i plug in my sansa e280 it just sometimes says connected but when it shows on the computer screen it will say malfunction no hardware found and stuff what do i do?

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Re: My Sansa wont connect

Try downloading the MEDIA MONKEY. Its better than windows media player and itune. It automatically detects any mp3 players and you can synch your e280 without any problem. Whether you are using vista or xp the media monkey is way better than windows media player.

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