Question about SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

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I turn on my sansa e250 it goes to refresh database, then blanks

I went to recovery mode then it says to enter USB2.0 MSD MODE i dont know how to get there

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There are two connection settings in USB: MTP and MSC. For some reason MTP is the default, but it doesn't connect properly on all computers. Select MSC and plug the player in again, the computer will recognize sansa e250 but not show the driver just yet. It is installing recognition software (just basic drivers - nothing heavy) and it doesnt tell you what its doing until its complete. WAIT FOR IT. Once it is complete you will see both the sansa e250 and the removable memory slot in your "my computer" now you're good to go.

Posted on Jul 22, 2009

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SOURCE: my sansa e260

Change the USB port on your computer.

If that doesnt resolve it, check the HOLD switch to make sure it is sliding over all the way.





Best of Luck.

Posted on Oct 25, 2007

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SOURCE: USB2.o and MSD mode

You need a memory card.


sincerely, Britani

Posted on Apr 19, 2008

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SOURCE: help please

Try this: disconnect the player from the computer, hold in the volume + button, and reconnect the player to the computer while holding the volume + button in. Keep holding the volume + button for an additional 5-50 seconds. Windows should eventually go into recovery mode and revive the player- it will pop up a window that says Found New Hardware Wizard.
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Download the Sansa Recovery Tool from the Sansa website.
Format - Erases Everything: Connect your Sansa player to the computer and open Windows Media Player. Click on the Sync tab. Pull down the drop down menu underneath the Sync tab by moving your cursor over the Sync tab and left clicking on the little black arrow underneath the Sync tab. Highlight "Sansa 1GB" (wording may vary slightly), and then select "Format." - this should erase everything.
Firmware Upgrade- Erases Everything: Get the latest firmware upgrade from Sansa - it updates the firmware and erases every song in the player all at once. Note: this method doesn't work if already have the latest firmware. Go to this website and click "Firmware Updater" to find out: http://www.sandisk.com/Retail/DriverDownloads.aspx
or
http://www.sandisk.com/DriverDownload/driverList.asp
-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Posted on May 23, 2008

SOURCE: Sansa e250 has Refresh Database Frozen

Look at this site:
http://www.expansys-usa.com/ft.aspx?k=89682

follow the steps showed by MrSinister27

It worked for me!!

Posted on Jul 23, 2008

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SOURCE: Sansa e200 shows refresh database fail

try putting it in MSC mode and formating it and then putting back on MTP mode. Hope that works

Posted on Aug 26, 2008

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