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Sansa m250 mp3 problem with songs

Help!!! my sansa m250 mp3 2g is all messed up. i plugged it into the computer and noticed that i had 1.2g left so i downloaded one 6mb song into it. before i could turn it on to listen to that song, my i noticed that my battery was dead since it wouldnt turn on. i changed the battery. when i turned it on it said that there was not enough space left on the db, and to free 4mb. this makes no sense to me because my computer said i have 1.2g left. i dont even know how to delete songs. WHAT IS WRONG AND WHAT DO I DO???

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  • Anonymous Nov 06, 2007

    I have .9 gig on my m250 with 1.1 available. When I try to transfer additional tunes from my PC the additional tunes seem to transfer but when i disconnect they're not there.



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The device has 2 modes of operation, if you transferred music in both modes, it is not reflected in the other.

Easiest solution is to format the device to remove everything, then transfer your files back to the device, staying in 1 specific mode.

Best of Luck.

Posted on Oct 13, 2007


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