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Sansa e260, apparently wont read songs i put on it

I download the songs from Windows Media Player 11, and my computer says it works, so i unplug it and it restarts on refreshes the database, i go into my songs, and there's nothing there, how do i solve this? I'm pretty sure i have the latest firmware

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Drivers,software


Hello, and thanks for using FixYa.

The Sansa e260 should work fine with windows media player 10 or 11 installed on the computer.
you can get the latest media player 12 from http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/products/windows-media-player

Also the sansa can also be used as a storage device, in its usb settings select Storage instead of the other settings ( sorry I don't remember what it was M.. something ) And then the sansa will appear in your "my computer" or computer - which you can find from either your desktop or the start menu. As a Removeable Storage device and you can transfer songs etc in and out of the device by dragging them in there.


Please let me know if you require further assistance or if you have any questions.
Thanks,
Ekse

Oct 17, 2010 | SanDisk Sansa e260 MP3 Player

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IM TRYING TO DELETE MUSIC FROM MY MP3 PLAYER


Windows Media Player is the program you will be using to delete files off your Sansa. To delete files from your mp3 player using Windows Media Player 10:

http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/knowledgecenter/mediaadvice/0085.mspx#EDF

To delete files from your mp3 player using Windows Media Player 11:

My Directions:

1. Connect your mp3 player to the computer

2. Open Windows Media Player

3. Click on the icon of your Mp3 player on the left-hand side of the Library

4. Click on the Songs, Tracks, or other Music Folder

5. Find a song or songs that you want to delete

6. Left-click the song once to highlight it

7. Press the “Delete” button on your computer’s keyboard

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Mar 23, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa e260 MP3 Player

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My Sandisk Sansa e260 wont let me delete songs


To delete files from your mp3 player using Windows Media Player 10:

http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/knowledgecenter/mediaadvice/0085.mspx#EDF

To delete files from your mp3 player using Windows Media Player 11:

My Directions:

1. Connect your mp3 player to the computer

2. Open Windows Media Player

3. Click on the icon of your Mp3 player on the left-hand side of the Library

4. Click on the Songs, Tracks, or other Music Folder

5. Find a song or songs that you want to delete

6. Left-click the song once to highlight it

7. Press the “Delete” button on your computer’s keyboard

Mar 18, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa e260 MP3 Player

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My sansa e260 shows full memory in its screen


Connect Sansa to computer
Double-click "My Computer" icon
Double-click Sansa icon (shows up as "Removable Drive" on some computers)
Select Tools --> Folder Options --> View --> check "Show Hidden Files and Folders"
Double-click Music folder
You should see your music files - you can delete at will.

Or:
To delete files from your mp3 player using Windows Media Player 10:

http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/knowledgecenter/mediaadvice/0085.mspx#EDF

To delete files from your mp3 player using Windows Media Player 11:

My Directions:

1. Connect your mp3 player to the computer

2. Open Windows Media Player

3. Click on the icon of your Mp3 player on the left-hand side of the Library

4. Click on the Songs, Tracks, or other Music Folder

5. Find a song or songs that you want to delete

6. Left-click the song once to highlight it

7. Press the “Delete” button on your computer’s keyboard

Mar 17, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa e260 MP3 Player

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Sansa e260 won't accept songs


Hi Janworks4u. Question for you... Did your mp3 work fine with WMP 10? I ask because WMP 11 is known for causing problems w/mp3 players. You can try reverting to WMP 10 to see if that fixes your problem. To do this:

click START, click on CONTROL PANEL, ADD OR REMOVE PROGRAMS (look at the top center of the Add or Remove Programs box that pops up for a little square you can click on that says "show updates." Click that box and then scroll down to WMP 11. Click to change/remove. A box will pop up confirming that you will revert to WMP 10. NOTE THIS WILL NOTE DELETE ANYTHING FROM YOUR COMPUTER! All of your music that is in WMP 11 will still be there in WMP 10!

Now you can try to load your songs back on through WMP 10 and hopefully it'll work for you. Good luck!

Sep 29, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa e260 MP3 Player

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Songs on computer, but not on Sansa


Very interesting. What program do you use to transfer files to your Sansa? Windows Media Player? Windows Explorer (drag and drop)?
If they are Mp3 format, then the format is correct - we can rule that out.
Unplug, retry failed, so we can rule out read errors.

You could try switching the player manually from mtp to msd mode, or vice versa - see your manual for details. One mode displays music files - the other mode hides them (which is why I don't like dual-mode players).

The database could have become corrupt - this can occur for a variety of reasons, but one reason is that this player was loaded on a machine running Windows Media Player 11. Have you updated the firmware for this device?

Jun 12, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa e260 MP3 Player

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Use Windows Media Player to transfer the songs downloaded from Limewire to your Sansa. The first time you open Windows Media Player, it will search the "My Music" folder for songs - this may take a few minutes. Mkae sure you have Windows Media Player 10 or 11. You can either move or copy the Limewire songs to the folder called "My Music," or go into Windows Media Player and change Windows Media Player's configuration so that it can read the Limewire downloads folder.

-Tha Mp3 Doctor

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How do I get my Sansa e260 to appear in Windows Media Player (v. 11; Vista)?


Try this: disconnect the player from the computer, 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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help! i have tried to download my copied cds through rhapsody & windows media player. nothing happens in rhapsody & windows gives me an error occurred message after each song when i try to copy to e260.
thanks for your input,
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