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Certain songs on my Sansa m240, will not play

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  • beverlydawn May 11, 2010

    Are the songs protected? Pull the player up on Windows Media Player, right click on the song, select properties, select Media Usage Rights. It should tell you if the song is protected. If it is not protected, I don't know what the problem is. Hope this helps.

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Hi,
If the songs you have are DRM protected then you may need to check with the source from where you've downloaded the track. 
Sometimes, if the Music data base on the device is corrupt, even then you may run into such problems.
follow the instructions below to get the sansa firmware updater to make sure that the firmware for your payer is updated automatically:
METHOD 1 - Download and manually update the Sansa m200 

NOTE: The manual update does NOT support firmware version 4.X.XXX. Refer to METHOD 2 if the firmware on your Sansa m200 is either 4.X.XXX.
 

WARNING: All data on your Sansa m200 will be deleted during the firmware update. Back up all your data before proceeding. 

STEP 1 - Download the Sansa m200 Firmware Updater .exe file and save it to your desktop. 

STEP 2 - Install the Updater 
1. Double-click the downloaded .exe file (sdmx3-iv001.exe). 
2. Click Next
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3. Click Yes to agree on the license agreement. 
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4. Click Next to start installing the program. 
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STEP 3 - Connect your player to the PC 
1. Turn off your Sansa m200. 
2. Slide the HOLD switch to the lock position (orange color will show). 
3. Connect the player to the PC. 

STEP 4 - Update the firmware 
1. Click Firmware Upgrade.certain songs on my Sansa - id1107_41_upgrade.gif"http://i.fixya.net/uploads/images/id1107_41_upgrade.gif" alt="id1107_41_upgrade.gif" class="h_mi" />  

WARNING: All data on your Sansa m200 will be deleted during the firmware update. Back up all your data before proceeding. 

2. Click OK to contcertain songs on my Sansa - id1107_42_ok2proceed.gif. 
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 to finish update. 
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4. Disconnect your Sansa m200 from the PC after the firmware has been successfully downloaded. 
5. Slide the HOLD switch to the unlock position (orange color not showing). 
6. Turn on your Sansa m200 player to check. 



METHOD 2 - Using the Sansa Firmware Updater. 
1. If it's not installed yet, download and install the Sansa Firmware Updater
2. Slide the HOLD switch to the lock position (orange color will show). 
3. Connect your Sansa m200 to the PC. 
4a. Assuming there's a new firmware available, the folcertain songs on my Sansa - id1107_m24.gif will appear on your lower right taskbar. Click on the balloon message. 
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NOTE: If there's no new firmware available, you won't see a balloon message.
 

4b. OPTIONAL: You can also manually run the Sansa Updater from your programs files. Most likely it will be under All Programs > SanDisk > Sanscertain songs on my Sansa - id1107_m25_select-fw.gifp;Sansa Updater
5. Select the Firmware check box. 
 
  
6. Click Download Now. Firmware download starts. 
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WARNING: All data on your Sansa m200 will be deleted during the firmware update. Back up all your data before proceeding.&certain songs on my Sansa - id1107_m28_finish.gifpan>
7. Click Yes to continue the update. 
8. Click Finish after the firmware has been downloaded. 
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9. Disconnect your Sansa player from the PC. 
10. An "Upgrading firmware. Please wait..." message will appear on the Sansa m200's display screen. 

Posted on Jan 27, 2009

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