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Sansa e250 won't recognize sd card.

I bought a 2gb micro sd card, slapped her in the mp3 player, but my computer won't recognize the sd card. on the "info" tab in the mp3 player, it shows there's almost 2gb of memory left on my sd card, but i can't figure out how to make my computer realize that. when i go to properties on my computer when the mp3 player is plugged in, it says it's full.

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  • rpgurl Sep 14, 2007

    okay nevermind. now it won't even turn on. awesome.

  • rpgurl Sep 14, 2007

    the sd card works in my phone. it's not defective. my mp3 player recognizes the sd card, my computer won't recognize it though.

  • DakMan96 Nov 23, 2008

    same

  • Anonymous Dec 25, 2008

    My (4GB) micro sd card will not show up on my e250 mp3 player or my computer.

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Try a card reader.

Posted on Sep 15, 2007

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Try charging your mpr player first. -is your SD Card brand new and with warranty? I think its deffective. Return it for replacement.

Posted on Sep 14, 2007

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