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Battery my battery will not take a full charge since the first day i have had it can you tell me what to do?????? it takes a half charge and dies in 2 hours

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Re: battery

Most likely you need to replace the battery. If it's still under warranty Sandisk will replace it. Otherwise you can buy a new one from their website. Here's the link. If the link doesn't work just go to and look under products, audio accessories. Looks like $19.99 plus shipping for a new battery.

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Re: battery

Sometimes you just get a bad battery and sounds like you are one of the unlucky ones. Get a new battery using the DIGITAL batteries. last longer with electronics

Posted on Jul 30, 2007

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