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Not enough disc space. Content could not be transfered

I have Vista. Tried to delete temprary files but did not work. Not sure how I get to the Run option. Anyway, there is no content on the MP3 player.

The model is actually the e250

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  • jon_sageands Mar 10, 2009

    I own a Sansa e250 MP3 player. I am unable to transfer music from the Rhapsody music service to the player. There is no music in the player, but keep getting message "Not enough disc space. Some content could not be transfered". How do I fix the problem? Thanks

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Http://www.sandisk.com/DriverDownload/index.asp check out is webpage for u to download the driver compatible with vista..hope this helps

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Hi
I have just bought a Sandisk Sansa M250, we loaded som music on it and it lasted 2 hours, then it the message came "Not enough space for music DB please free 8 MB". I couldnt even go in to the menu. I contakted Sandisk.com and 24 hours after they came up with an answer.


If it's currently frozen, hold down the power button for 20 seconds in order to soft reset it.

Let's try to format the player (THIS WILL ERASE ALL FILES FROM THE PLAYER). Plug it into your computer, then open My Computer, right-click the drive associated with the player, and choose Format. It may give you a choice of file system, if so, choose FAT (it may only let you choose FAT32, which is fine). Now click on Start and it should format the player.

If not already done, please also update the firmware from this link:

http://www.sandisk.com/Retail/Default.as...



The 20 seconds on the power button didnt work, but the formation did.

Hope this helps.

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If your player is detected by your computer, you can just simply format it , by doing a right click on the player and select format and after that try to load songs that should make it work...

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Is it that when you try to save a file, it says "Not enough disk space. Content could not be saved" error.

And when you see the disk, there are no files on it?

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Run option is on start menu. please explain some more?

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Windows Vista: 1. Double-click Computer. 2. Click the Organize button on the upper left corner. 3. Click Folder and search options. 4. Click the View tab and select Show hidden files and folders. 5. Uncheck the Hide protected operating system files check box. 6. Click Apply, then click OK.

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