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It won't start now!

Ok, I tried to start my sansa now, and now it won't even start anymore. Before, it woudn't even play my music, now it won't even start! It displays the Sandisk logo, and then it turns white. It keeps doing that over and over again! someone please help my problem.

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  • MusicalGeek Sep 22, 2007

    Also, I tried to hook it up to my computer to charge and it won't do anything.

  • MusicalGeek Sep 22, 2007

    Thank you!



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Run the recovery tool from the SanDisk website. Make sure you select "format" when prompted. You need to put the device into "recovery mode" before you run the tool. - Turn the device off (hold power for 20 seconds) - Slide the hold switch into "hold" position. - Press and hold the "record" button while connecting it to your computer. Keep holding the "record" button until you see the "new hardware found" on your computer. Then run the recovery tool. Select format when prompted. Best of Luck.

Posted on Sep 22, 2007


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