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Locked my sansa m230 is locked and i can't do anything with it, how can i unlock it?

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Re: Locked

If the onscreen message says ?Locked? and then shuts off, you need to locate the Hold Button on the left side of your player. Slide that button up to unlock your device.

Posted on Aug 09, 2007

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