Question about SanDisk Sansa c250 (2 GB) MP3 Player (SDMX7-2048)

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I bought a sandisk sansa c250 series a yesterday and everything went fine cept after i would turn off my sansa and turn it back on all the music i just put in gets deleted i tried everything. help would be apperciated!!!!

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I had the "Refresh Database" problem with my C250, it just sat there after turning it on! However, the GOOD NEWS is, I corrected it! First I connected it to my PC, then FORMATTED the unit. This gave me an empty player that at least would turn on. Then I downloaded the Sansa "Updater" from the SanDisk website. After setting up the updater software, I connected the C250. It automatically checked for any new firmware, and loaded it into the player. After that I restarted the C250 and it again came up OK without any music loaded. The last thing I did was to load only 1.8 GB worth of music files. My take on the problem is that if you overload the memory, or interupt a file while loading, then the "datbase" function never gets done. I've had mine running for about a week now without problems! Hope it works for you too! <Good Luck> David

Posted on Jan 25, 2008

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I have the exact same problem. If I plug the sansa usb back into the computer, the screen will say "refreshing database" and all the songs and pictures come back on my player.

Posted on Aug 29, 2007

  • yitatasuni Aug 29, 2007

    Actually, I should say, plug the USB cable back into the sansa and computer, with the sansa on. Unplug the USB. The sansa screen will say "refresh database". This works, but I have to do it every time I turn the sansa back on (after having it off for a while). Really annoying!

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That's a pretty weird problem. The only suggestion I can give you is to check to make sure the music you put on was 1) in mp3 or wav format and 2) if this is music you have purchased, to ensure you have the rights properly set to play the music

Posted on Aug 07, 2007

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