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Not turning on

My sansa ran out of batteries, so when i put in new ones, it did not turn on, and it still doesn't. I did try to put in a rechargeable battery and that didn't work, but I don't think it would have messed it up.

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Remove the battery and then connect it to your PC and see what happens. If it is found by your computer you can reformat the device. after reformatting, disconnect and re-install the battery making sure the terminals are lined up properly and your player should then reboot itself.

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Are you sure you have the terminal's the correct way? If the rechargable battery was improperly charged you could have shorted the device out... Hope this helps! Let me know!

Posted on Jul 27, 2007


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