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E250 Please free 6MB!!!

I've purchased my sansa e250 about a month ago. It's been alright because I barely ran into some problems with it. It does on rare occasions freeze up on me, but that hasn't been a big enough problem. Not too long ago, my screen went completely insane and it just kept resetting itself with the big "SANDISK(logo)". I couldn't even get to my songs or the menu itself. I've called the sandisk technical staff and they eventually helped me out with it, but afterwards when I hit the menu option, it comes up with this box saying: "Not enough space for MusicDB. Please Free 6MB" I've tried to reset the stupid thing, but my computer won't even recognize my mp3. Whenever I tried to reset it, it will tell me to switch my mode to MSC, which I did, but then it still comes up with the same stupid thing. I'm stuck and I don't know what else to do. Someone with a solution please help me.

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Re: E250 Please free 6MB!!!

Solution #1 : try HARD resetting it by holding the power button for 15 seconds. if not solution #2 : install and use this tool to repair your sansa. Its called the Sansa Connect Recovery Tool. You get on the sandisk website, you have a manual also . go to :

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