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When we turn on my daughter's Sandisk Sansa 512mb mp3 player, we get the following message: "Not enough space for music db. Please free 8mb. Then the screen changes to "No Files". I tried the suggestion from another post to re-format on my PC, however, it didn't work. Any other suggestions?? THANKS for any help you can offer, daughter is very frustrated! :)

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I had this same problem. I could see the player on my PC when I plugged it in (it took a while to show up, be patient). I tried reformatting and defragging but nothing helped. Finally on a whim I filled the drive up completely with music files filling all space. When I disconnected it, it said 'Update complete' and started working normally. All the files were gone, but I can add, delete, and play music now.

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You need to Get a Bigger Memory ,512mb is not very Large Radio Shack is selling Memory 1 gig for $19.95 ttech

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