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Sansa won't power up

My daughter and her friends wanted to hear a song on my Sansa and so they plugged it into my daughter's iHome (a device decidedly for iPods). By the time I found out about it, I was left with what appears to be a nicely-styled Sansa paper weight. The Sansa is fully charged, but will not turn on. Plugging it into the computer also does not cause a response or power-up. I've tried holding the power button down for several seconds (up to 30) to see if that would reboot the device, but no go. Is there another way to re-boot (and perhaps rebuild) the Sansa, or do I now own a small, shiny, black-and-gray brick? Thanks, NK

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Re: Sansa won't power up

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.

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I hv sansa clip 1gb - in which i have some songs i.e aprox.850mb and that cannot be seen in my pc in sansa clip as a drive to delete songs and add songs , is there any driver of software or...

1. First, check your device setting up on MTP or MSC? Turn on device, go to "settings" , press down or up to find "USB Mode", you can see the check mark at MTP (auto detect) or MSC mode. Change to another usb mode.
2. You have 2 ways to delete songs:
2.1. Delete songs by device: play songs, press down (sub menu) until you meet "delete song", select it and yes
If you delete all items in device: Settings, Format, and yes
2.2. Delete songs by computer: plug device to computer, double click on device icon, Music folder, and delete songs you want. If you don't see songs in there, unplug the device from pc, and then change USB mode, and plug device to pc to delete.
Good luck

Feb 01, 2010 | SanDisk Sansa Clip MP3 Player

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How do you add songs to Sansa e250? I did something wrong...

copy the music's that you want then paste in the window with the files.(the music that you want to copy to the mp3 must be at mp3 format , if the music is not on that format use this converter )
please rated my solution...

Feb 06, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

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Cannot delete the songs on mp3

I do mine through Windows Media Player
1)Plug in Sansa
2)Open up Windows Media Player and wait for the Sansa e250 icon to show up under the library. First time, might say 'What device is this' or 'Autoplay'-for autoplay,you click 'sync media files to Sansa e250 using WIndows Media Player'
3)When library shows, click 'Sync' if it is not already there.
4)Just simply click and drag the songs you want from the computer library to the list pane on the side.
5)Once your done, click 'Sart sync'

1)Plug in
2)Wait for the icon under Library in WIndows Media Player
3)Go to Songs under Sansa e250
4)Right click desired songs and choose Delete. You only want to delete from Sansa e250-nothing else


Dec 23, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

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Sansa Won't See Songs & No Longer Connects to Computer properly

Here's what happened - when he pressed format, the only OS that the device recognizes is a Windows system - you lost the Ubuntu formatting. You can try performing a firmware upgrade on the player, uninstalling all existing Sansa software from your computer, and then reinstalling the software and replugging the player into the computer.

-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Nov 12, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa Clip MP3 Player

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Sansa won't turn on after using an ipod "road trip" fm transmitter

Kinda the same thing happened to me. I tried to plug my sansa into my friends iHome and it blew out one of his speakers and screwed up my sansa, which was an e270.

Aug 28, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa e200 MP3 Player

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Downloaded music and when i disconnect from computer it's not on the Sansa

you need to get the full-blown subscription to get those songs to play

Jul 31, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa Clip MP3 Player

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to add or delete songs you simply view it as a hard drive then drag and drop the sings you want on the folder marked sansa.  to delete do the same thing in reverse.

Feb 12, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa m240 MP3 Player

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Only half of my music shows on a computer while the other half shows on another.

install winamp on your friends computer and see if they show up.

Are you saying the songs don't show up on the actual device on when you connect it to the computer?

Jan 08, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa c200 MP3 Player

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Songs still on player

Go ahead and do this, in case the DB is corrupted:
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:

Dec 29, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

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