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I can't turn on my Sansa e250!! Help!

Ok, i plugged my mp3 player in the computer to charge up over the night. when i came back and unplugged it safely, it turned off and i tried to turn it back on but it wont cooperate. i've held the button as long as i can, but it still wont turn on. i dont think i have a dead battery though because it turns on when i plug it into the computer. please, someone help me!!

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Re: I can't turn on my Sansa e250!! Help!

Check the battery connection(s) in the back. Remove the 4 screws, remove the battery an re-connect it. Charge the device for a few hours. Best of Luck.

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