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Screens Broken and need to know how to get computer to read it

The sansa is technically getting read by the computer (b/c it is under device management) and when i called the tech support it said i had to get to the settings w/ a broken screen and change the "ms" something to read the sansa. what do i do?

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  • Jonathan Howard Jul 31, 2007

    Yes, reformating the sansa would be fine. The mp3 player still works if i can reformat the player and put music on it I think that the "music setting" is what starts on the main menu screen so i could just play the music w/o having to use the screen.

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Kind of hard to navigate to the correct screen if you can't see the display. What are you trying to accomplish? I don't believe the screen is replaceable on this player, which means it's not really useful for anything other than a data storage device now. I could maybe help you get your computer to recognize it, but you'd probably have to reformat the device and you would lose anything that's on it. Let me know what you're hoping to do with it.

Posted on Jul 31, 2007

  • jim fitterer
    jim fitterer Aug 01, 2007

    OK. UMS stands for USB mass storage. bsically it means that cyour computer will recognize the device as a hard drive once you've formatted it to UMS mode.
    Go here: http://www.sandisk.com/Retail/Default.as...
    download the firmware updater for your sansa.
    once downloaded and save on your computer, connect your player, open 'my computer', right click on the device, select format, set to FAT file sytem if allowed, select quick format. Start.
    After formatting, disconnect player, power on, give it a few minutes to reboot, re-connect and then open the downloaded firmware updater. Follow instructions and select UMS if it asks you.
    That should at least allow you to see the device in WMP and put music on it. You're on your own for navigating to the music!
    Rock on.........

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If your CD is damaged, you can obtain a replacement from Sandisk.

To enter Recovery Mode, turn off your device, ensure the HOLD switch on top is slid to the right (towards the headphone jack), connect the cable to the device (not the computer yet), hold down the RECORD switch on the side, and connect the cable to a USB port on the computer.

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[*in this instance, the word "most" is used to denote "all".]

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