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FAT is corrupted

I tried to turn on my sansa fuze 2gb mp3 player and it is telling me that the FAT is corrupted and to connect to the pc and recover the FAT how exactly do i do that?

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You can try to reset the device by pressing the power button for about 15 to 20 seconds..if that doesnt work I would recommend you to go to the sandisk site to update the firmware on your device or you can contact sandisk to they can help you with updating the firmware on your device..Please follow the link below to get the firmware
http://www.sandisk.com/Retail/Default.aspx?CatID=1376

The number for sandisk is 1-866-726-3475
Please rate accordingly
Thank you
Computerrep

Posted on Jan 29, 2009

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You could try the following:

Start with the Clip turned OFF. Slide the power switch down to the HOLD position. Press and HOLD the center button depressed until it is recognized by the PC- give it a few seconds.

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From the Run box under Start, enter cmd and press Enter. You will get a DOS window.

Enter chkdsk E: /f and press Enter. The /f toggle tells the utility to fix the errors.

After clicking on the Safely Remove icon in the taskbar, or right clicking on the Clip and selecting Eject, unplug the Clip.

Try powering it up again, and see if all is well.

I found this at: http://forums.sandisk.com/t5/Sansa-Clip-Sansa-Clip/FAT-is-corrupted-On-Clip-4G/td-p/250798

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Plug this into a computer and if it shows up as a device under My computer; right click on it and choose FORMAT.
You can also try these steps here outlined by Sandisk: http://kb.sandisk.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/270/kw/format This is to format it without a computer.
Here are the Mac instructions: http://kb.sandisk.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/203/kw/format%20sansa
**Note, you will lose all your data from your MP3 player.

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Plug your Fuze into your computer. Open "My Computer," right click your Fuze and click "Format," a window will pop up with settings on how you want to format it, make sure it's set to FAT, then click "Format."

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