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Hey, I have a sansa e250 nd it is going horribly wrong. First off, the Sansa loadup screen which says Sandisk ,in the backround, lasts about 30 sec. It takes so long that the blue light from the thumb pad goes away. After that, it brings me to the "language" section for some reason nd takes about 10 sec for it to load to the main screen after I click on English (of course). Again, not normal. Lastly, when I choose any of my songs, the screen looks like it freezes and it restarts back to the Sandisk backround. The process won't stop! I can plug it into my 360 nd i can listen to my tracks but when I plug it into my pc, it does the same thing I mentioned up top. It's an ongoing pattern that I don't want to be apart of so what I'm trying to say is... Help?

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HEY,thanks a million.Your idea worked.Just to remind others to keep a folder of their music (etc) on their harddrive before formatting,or say goodbye to your files.

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Sounds like some of your music may be corrupt.

You can use this to get it back to normal;

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 Oct 13, 2007

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