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Not able to delete existing files

Hi, I was not able to delete the existing music files, since I was not able to find those folders.So I deleted complete disk,but still i m able to hear the existing music files and the problem is that i m not able to record new ones.I m really frustrated.........

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Re: Not able to delete existing files

Try to Format it, here are the steps: 1. Click on "My Computer" 2. Right click on the sansa icon 3. Pick Format. Hope this helps, D.

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I want to empty out all existing songs.

According to "you cannot simply delete files straight from your MP3 player although you should be able to do this by connecting your MP3 player to your pc then click and open Computer > Walkman > Storage Media then look for your walkmans music file select the track you want to remove & press Delete. Make sure you do not delete the actual Music folder though."

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How do I remove a song or songs from my Sansa SanDisk mp3 player model m240?

There are 2 ways to delete music files. You can delete them from the player directly or
using the computer.
To delete music files directly from the Sansa player, follow these steps:
1. In playback mode, press Submenu button.
2. Select the Delete Song item.

To delete music files using the computer, follow these steps:
1. Connect your Sansa to the computer.
2. Select Open device to view files using Windows Explorer on initial connection.
3. Locate the folder where your music files are stored.
4. Highlight and delete the music files or folder.

I hope this helps.

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How do I remove existing music..?

Hi There,
You follow this step:

  • Connect your Sansa Clip player to your computer.
  • Select Open device to view files using Windows Explorer on initial connection.
  • Double-click on the Sansa player.
  • Double-click MUSIC folder.
  • Delete music that you want to remove from MUSIC FOLDER
I addition: you can read User guide here:

Goodluck :)

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plug in the comp right click then choose format and click the quick format button and press start then right click device again go to properties go to tools and check error

i didnt figure out how to do this im just spreading the news

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you may have to reformat the MP3 player by clicking on the drive its listed under and right click and go to Format. Formatting is done with FAT, not NTFS. This will remove any games or other data on it too. Sometimes the reset thing might work. In general, anything you erase from it using a computer should erase off the MP3 player too.

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Deleted the config,audible and all the default files

1. Go to the Settings menu 2. Change USB from whatever it says now to the other option. I.e., if Auto Detect >> MSC, if MSC >> Auto detect 3. Reconnect to the computer. Now you should see the songs. 4. If still you can't the songs, format the drive as described in the video tutorials on the product site Almost sure this will help you. Regards, Karo

Aug 01, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa m230 MP3 Player

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Hi tater. Hmmm. The product category you selected is for a Standard E260. But if your player is an E250R (Rhapsody player), here's a set of procedures that might help you. Deleting songs from your E250R can be done in 2 ways: By using Windows Media Player 10 or 11, or by browsing the player through Windows Explorer. Before you delete files, though, it's important to know that your player comes in 2 modes: "Rhapsody" and "PlaysForSure". The reason why is that music files saved in one mode would not be seen in the other mode, and vice versa. Therefore, if you can't find the music files in your player, switch to the other mode. Here's how to do it: Use the "Menu" button to navigate the player as follows: Menu > Settings > Mode > This will give you the option of: "Rhapsody" and "PlaysForSure". Here's how to delete your songs: (1) By Using WIndows Media Player: > Plug your Sansa to your computer and open your Windows Media Player. > If your Windows Media Player is version 10, then click on the "Sync" tab and you should see your player ("E250R") on the right pane along with its folders, named "Data" and "Media" or "Music". Expand the "Media" folder and you'll see the "Music" folder containing your songs. Right-click on a song and select "Remove" to delete them. > If your Windows Media Player is version 11, then either click on the "Sync" or "Library" tab and you'll see your player listed on the left pane. The music files will be displayed on the center window. Right-click on a song and select "Delete" to delete the songs. (2) By browsing the player in Windows Explorer Note: the folders containing the music files on your player are "Hidden" and you would need to set your Windows Explorer to show "Hidden Files and Folders". Open your Explorer, select "Tools" on the top menu, select "Folder Options", select the "View" tab and enable the "Show Hidden Files and Folders" radio button. > Plug your Sansa to your computer and open your Windows Explorer > If your player is in "PlaysForSure" mode, then your player will be recognized as a "Portable Media Device". Double left-click on your Sansa E250R and you'll see 2 sub-folders named "Data" and "Media". Open the "Media" folder and you'll find sub-folders normally named after the Artist. Your songs are located on those Artist folders. Delete them by using the keyboard "Delete" key or right-click the file and select "Delete" > If your player is in "Rhapsody" mode, then your player will be recognized as a "Removable Drive" with a drive letter. Double left-click on your Sansa E250R and you'll see the following sub-folders: "Albums", "Music", "Photo", "Pictures", "Playlist", etc. Your songs can be found in the "Music" sub-folder. Delete them by using the keyboard "Delete" key or right-click the file and select "Delete" I hope this procedure helps. A bit lengthy but, hey, it worked for me (lol).

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