Question about SanDisk Sansa e260 MP3 Player

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Nothing will show up ...

I tried formating my sansa e260 4gb, by going here (http://www.sandisk.com/Assets/File/Downl...), saving the folder on my desktop, conecting my mp3 to my laptop, and then drag and drop the pp5022.mi4 from my laptop to the 16MB Format folder. when i disconected my mp3 from the laptop, all that came up was a black screen and this ( load main image failed, switch to recovery mode ) on top. What should i do?

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    Only the blue circle light comes on - black screen

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First connect your player and after windows has found it open your 'my computer' folder. if you see the player listed as a drive, right click on it and then click format. You will lose all data/songs but you can always reload them later from your music library. Make sure you use FAT format if windows gives you the option. after format is complete, disconnect the player and it should reboot. After that, you may need to go to the sandisk website and upgrade the firmware. Don't try reformatting from the website. it never seems to work.

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