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Refresh database sandisk sansa e200 won't let me do anything because eveytime i turn it on the main page there is a green box which says to "refresh database" can somebody help me please

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Sansa e200 provides a RESET function for unresponsive units. Press and hold the MENU button for 15 seconds, and this should work to regain normal funtionality. Please note: settings and adjustments from the last operation WILL BE LOST. The files however should remain.

Posted on Sep 19, 2007


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User guide for Sansa e200R:

Check this link for Sansa e200 "freezing in refreshing database",
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1. Reset the device as described on the site of Sandisk.

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