Question about SanDisk Sansa e260 MP3 Player

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Formatting Problem My player has been skipping songs saying bad tracks so i tried to delete them. The songs never would delete so i tried to format(didnt know what i was doing) and now the computer wont recognize my player and it has no memory on it I have no clue of what to do or how to fix this MAJOR problem any help would be greatly appriciated.

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  • fatbooza Dec 24, 2007

    I have the same problem but when I try to format it it says formating incomplete and when i click to open it it shows the music folder still there. i have tried to delete things from that folder but it says that the folders inside th music folder couldn't be deleted because the device has stopped responding or has been disconnected but it cant be the latter because it hasn't been disconected. Need help any would be nice.

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Change the usb mode to MSC so it will show up as a harddrive in My computer, you can now format it and every thing on the device will be deleted so you can now put songs on it and it will work. it worked for me

Posted on Dec 26, 2007

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Turn on the player and change the usb mode around
itl change from showing up as a media player to just a plain harddrive.

i had the same problem and i also reformatted my player using vista and right clicking :P
i put my music back on it and it works fine now.

Posted on Dec 22, 2007

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Does the device show connected?

How did you format it, thru Windows Media Player, or Rhapsody?





You can add to this question and ill be happy to assist.

Best of Luck.

Posted on Oct 13, 2007

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Help


The issue you have described with your portable device in most cases can be resolved by formatting your device. Please follow these steps even if you have already attempted them once before.





Please note that this will remove all music from your device.





Formatting the device in Windows Media Player





1. Open Windows Media Player with your MP3 player connected to the computer





2. At the top of windows Media Player select the Sync tab at the top





3. The MP3 player should be recognized on the right hand side and say "Your Player Name"





4. Above the player name is a button that says "Format Storage Media1.gif" click this button to erase all the data1.gif from the player





5. Continue with the acknowledgement of erasing all data on disk.

6.Get a firmware upgrade done if you have not done so...

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I beleive your player saves a lists as well as the song itself. the easiest way to fix it is to (if possible) use windows explorer, goto your player and look for a folder that says "albums" or "list", scroll thru and delete the folder of the songs that you have deleted.

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Have you tried updating the firmware. Even if it is the lastest edition, download the firmware manually and run the software. Then format in Windows Media player. Best Regards Keith

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