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Confusing website OK, I joined up and searched for "need driver for Sansa Clip", answer showed three solutions, but I dont see these solutions or any actual answer for the problem. How do you access the solution ?

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You can't always find what you want because everyone words everything different. Its easier if you search the catagories you are interested in. As far as your question on where to download the driver. Go to http://www.sansa.com/support click on the sansa clip and then on troubleshooting. It should say download latest drivers on the page. Then follow instructions for the rest. Hope this answers your question. If it does, don't forget to rate my answer. Thanks.

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My pc is not recognizing my sansa mp3 player clip model 1GB. Do I


Here is the manipulation to be done to remedy this.

To begin, open Windows Explorer and click the Tools /Folder Options /Display. Look in the list "Hidden files and folders" and check "Show hidden files and folders."
  • Right click on the icon "My Computer" from desktop and then click Properties. Then click on Hardware then Device Manager.
  • Right click on the line marked "Unknown Device" and click "Update Driver".
  • Then in the wizard to update the hardware choose "No, not this time."
  • Click "Next."
  • Select "Install from a list or specific location (Advanced)".
  • Click Next.
  • Then click on "Do not search I will choose the driver to install".
  • Choose from the list of hardware USB hub.
  • Click Next.
  • Click on "Disk".
  • A window opens. Then click "Browse", go to C: /windows/inf and select usbstor.inf and click Open.
  • The path of the selected driver will appear in the previous window. Click "OK". The driver will be installrd and you have a line called "Device USB Mass Storage".
  • Choose from the list of hardware "Storage Volume".
  • Click "Next."
  • Click on "Disk".
  • A window opens. Click "Browse", go to C: /windows/ inf and select volsnap.inf select and click "Open."
  • Then the path of the selected driver will appear in the previous window. Click "OK". The driver will be installed and you have a line called "Generic Volume".

Jan 11, 2010 | SanDisk Sansa Clip MP3 Player

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My sansa clip has maxed out space and won't turn on


Hello,

Sandisk has an Answers support site for the Sandisk players.
Searching for answers on the item space, links to next page:
http://kb.sandisk.com/app/answers/list/kw/space/r_id/101834/search

The first answer on not enough space for musicDB will give 2 options for deleting files, see next page:
http://kb.sandisk.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/848

Option 1 for normally erasing files.
Deleting selected files:
http://kb.sandisk.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/41

Method 1: deleting files on the player itself .

Method 2: deleting files when connected to a computer
when using method 2, switching USB mode from MTP to MSC or vice versa may be needed to see the files in the folders.
Information about the problem "hidden files", see:
http://kb.sandisk.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/447
How to change the USB mode of the player, see:
http://kb.sandisk.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/207


Option 2, erasing all files on purpose or when memory is corrupted .
Formatting the device, deleting all files:
http://kb.sandisk.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/107

This help page shows how to perform a format of the player using
disk management. The player has to be in MSC mode when performing
this action.
How to switch to MSC mode is mentioned before, see link:
http://kb.sandisk.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/207


Manual for the Sansa Clip in pdf format:
http://mp3support.sandisk.com/sansa/UserManual/CLIP/CLIP_UM_English.pdf

When more help is needed, just post a comment.

Nov 20, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

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Computer cannot read sansa mp3 player


You man need to install drivers or software. If you recently made any hardware changes it may affected it.

Things to try:

  • (Re)install drivers or software
  • Check their websites for a solution

Aug 14, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa Clip MP3 Player

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Old songs dont show


If you mean that the songs don't show up on the computer screen, then you probably need to change the USB MODE setting on the Clip. To do this, disconnect the Clip from the computer, then scroll to SETTINGS. Select Settings, then scroll to USB Mode and select it.. (If your Clip is very old it might not have a USB Mode listed under SETTINGS. If this is the case you should update your Clip's Firmware from the sansa website). Older computers recognize the MSC Mode while newer ones should recognize either mode. (except XP Professional doesn't seem to recognize the MTP mode). Songs entered in one mode won't show up on the computer if you're in the other mode. If you mean that the songs aren't showing up on the Clip's own screen then this solution probably won't help. By the way, I've never had any luck with the "auto detect" mode.

Jun 03, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa Clip MP3 Player

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My sansa mp3 player isn`t recognized by the computer


It may depend on your operating system, but there are known issues in vista. There is also a hotfix from microsoft. This is from the Sansa Website FAQs at http://www.sansa.com/support/sansa_clip/faqs

My Sansa player is not recognized by my computer when I connect it.

The most common reason for this problem is not having the latest Windows Media Player installed, or having a Windows OS version that is not supported by the Sansa player.

The Sansa players support Windows XP SP2 and Windows Vista and above. If your operating system version is supported by the Sansa player:

SOLUTION 1 – Download and install the latest Windows Media Player

SOLUTION 2 – If that didn’t help, and you are running Windows Vista, apply the following hotfix - KB940199

SOLUTION 3 – If that didn’t help, download and Install the MTP Porting Kit (click here)

SOLUTION 4 – If that didn’t help, try connecting the device to the PC using MSC mode

On the Clip: Go to Settings > USB mode & choose MSC

I hope this helps and please don't forget to rate my answer.

Mar 05, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa Clip MP3 Player

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I have a sansa clip mp3 player and I lost the disk???


It should be recognized by your computer. I did a search for drivers and they are not needed for this model.
For music, After the computer has recognized it has been plugged in. Start, My Computer, and it should show up in there as (my sansa or sansa clip) something along those lines. 
You may open it and drag your music files into the accroding folders inside the device.
OR You may use Windows Media Player 11 to Sync to your Mp3 Player. The Sansa Clip has problems with Windows Media Player 10 so i would reccomend using Media Player 11 to sync.
For future help or more questions please comment,
I hope this has helped :) 

Feb 19, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa Clip MP3 Player

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Sansa e250r Media Player


So did you get your answer, or do you still need a solution. Stop confusing me =P

If you still need an answer, and I think I know what your saying, then without using rhapsody you can connect to your Sansa e250 VIA "My Computer" in the "Start Menu" and click and drag music onto your Sansa e250.

Hope that helps

CrossCut

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Pc software from internet


u can get driver from the site http://www.sandisk.com/sansa/ where u can search out for the driver after mentioning ur mp3 model... secondly, u dont need driver.. download real media player it 'll automatically sync ur mp3 with it.. and itz easy to use like apple i- tunes for i- pod

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Kindly provide me a driver of sanDisk Sansa® Clip MP3 Player driver for window xp as it is not found in installation CD.

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Widow vista doesnt reconise it


Get the latest firmware upgrade from the Sansa website - they should also have an updated version of the software on their website.

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