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Reformatting help my sansa e250 everytime i turn it on goes back to the same song and part and when i try to change my go list it goes right back to before i want to reformat it and start from scratch but imy computer doesnt recognize it anymore so it wont show up in my computer help me

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  • bigblue606 Jan 18, 2009

    how do i make a new folder so far we are good i just hope the rest goes good

  • bigblue606 Jan 18, 2009

    when i click the new folder i get this message



    "unable to creat the folder new folder. the system cannot find the

    file specified"



    what should i do and you've been a big help so far thx

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Here's a new tip from another user - let me knwo if it works, b/c I have loads more advice:
ok so i called 1-866-sandisk and she told me how to fix it. you just flip the key lock at the top so you see orange, then hold down the record button. then you should get some sort of message on the screen. then you plug it in and under my computer a file should show up. you open it and make a folder in it called sansa.fwm (i think thats the right folder name, if not, try sansa.tmp or email me). then you unplug it and it should say formatting or something like that. once its done it should work.

Posted on Jan 18, 2009

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    Corey Knoettgen Jan 18, 2009

    Right-click the desktop area and select New --> Folder

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