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Player doesn't display some files

Hello, I am Niraj. I have bought the Sandisk Sansa e250 MP3 player. I am facing following problem with it. I have connected the player in MSC mode to my computer and directly copies some mp3 files (folders) to Music folder. Those files are copied successfully. But after disconnecting the player, it showing some of them not all mp3 files. Again after connecting player to system all mp3 files are showing in the e250 removable disk. Please let me know if I miss something. Thanks: Niraj.

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Re: Player doesn't display some files

Where did you get the songs from? make sure the files are in mp3 file format not in another format and make sure they are playing properly before transferring them to the player. The player can support MP3 and WMA files. IF you are sure they are mp3 format the player using USB mode and then retransfer them to the player.

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Removing songs


follow the steps below:

Check to see that the player is in MSC mode by going to the USB mode section in the "Settings" menu.

Plug the SanDisk Sansa MP3 player into your computer.

Click on the "Start" menu.

Click on "My Computer."

You will now see a drive for the device and one for the SD card.

Double click on the "Sansa device."

Select the music file you wish to delete.

Press "Delete" on your keyboard.

By bow, the music should have been deleted.

Good luck.

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You can download a new copy of the manual from the manufacturer's web site at

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Sansa e250 media converter

Hello :

Check this link to download the converter : Sansa media converter .

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Make a copy of one of the files, and try changing the extension to .mp3.

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Hello. Seems like your player is encountering either a file or system error, causing it to freeze. One solution would be to see if your player would be detected by your PC, then attempt to format it. Another solution would be to re-apply the firmware. Here are the steps: Switch your Sansa E250 to its Recovery Mode: 1. Make sure the player is powered off 2. Enable the "Hold" switch (located on the top of the player). You would know it's enabled when you see the "orange-colored" surface 3. Press the "Record" button. Make sure you keep it pressed while pressing on the "Menu" button. 4. keep your fingers pressed on these 2 buttons until the E250 LCD screen displays "Welcome to Recovery Mode" 5. Connect your E250 to your computer. (Just a reminder: The minimum Operating System requirements for a Sansa E200 player is Windows XP and above) 6. Double-click on "My Computer" and you would see your Sansa E250 appear as a "16 MB" drive. Note: If you do not see that "16 MB" drive/partition, please repeat steps 1-6. Next, Apply the firmware for the E250 (your player should be connected to your PC at this time): Step 1: Use this link to download the firmware for your Sansa E250 (for better results, please save this file on your "Desktop": Step 2: Double left-click on the downloaded file, and follow the on-screen prompts. The file will automatically re-flash your player and format it as well, thereby clearing all possible file/system corruptions that may have occurred. Step 3: When the process is complete, unplug your E250 from your computer, and please make sure you disable the "Hold" switch Step 4: Power up your E250 and 90-99% of the time, it would boot up successfully.

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