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Hidden songs there are songs on my m240 sansa player that do not show up when i plug the device into my computer. so i do not know how to delete the songs so that i can add new ones. and i dont want to delete all of the hidden songs! what do i do?

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  • jonate18 May 21, 2009

    Dude!!! I have the exact problem too!!! and I cant put songs into my favorites list!!!

  • Anonymous May 24, 2009

    i use vista and xp on my laptop it just wont show up plz help


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If your using a mac, that's why you cant c the songs. go to a PC and go to trashes and go to one of those folders in the trashes and delete every thing in it.

Posted on May 21, 2009

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I got a problem with my mp3


Hello,

Transfers onto the m240 can be done in 2 USB connection modes:
MTP mode: Media Transfer Protocol using software, e.g. Windows Media Player 10 or higher.
MSC mode: Mass Storage Class using Windows Explorer, looking in "My Computer" viewing the player as a removable disk.

Typically, songs put onto the player in MSC mode can not be viewed in MTP mode and the other way around.

Switching to MSC mode in the player's menu:
Look in the player under Settings Menus > USB > select MSC for using the "copy and paste" or "drag and drop" method for transfers in "My Computer".
When Auto Detect is selected, it depends on the configuration of the computer, what setup for priority has been installed.

Forcing the player into MSC mode:
1. Turn device OFF.
2. Facing the hold switch slide it to the right so an orange color would show putting the device on Hold.
3. Connect the device to the PC.

Information for the USB connection mode and how to make hidden files in XP and Vista visible, on the support site:
http://kb.sandisk.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/447

Manual for the m200 series players (readable with Adobe Reader):
http://mp3support.sandisk.com/downloads/um/sansa-m200-um.pdf

Need more help ? Don't hesitate to add a comment.

Apr 15, 2010 | SanDisk Sansa m240 MP3 Player

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There are songs on my San Disk Sansa M240 MP3 player that do not show when connected to the computer. I wish to delete these songs. How do I get them to show on the computer program and delete?


ok
See if that your folder options is not set to (do not show hidden files and folders .

Follow these steps to check it:
1. open control pannel.
2.Double click folder options then click view
3. then scroll and locate Hidden files and folders.
4.select show hidden files and folders.
5.Also untick the hide extension for known files type:
ok
cheers
uttam

Jan 13, 2010 | SanDisk Sansa m240 MP3 Player

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I cannot delete songs on my Sansa m200 series Player


To delete songs from your device follow the steps below
You have to make sure that the device is on MSC mode...then make sure your device is plug in to the computer..Then go to programs - accesories - windows explorer, find the SanDisk in my computer, go to media, music and delete them from there.
Either under sync panel in your windows media player it will show your music when it's connected. just click the plus signs for what song you need to get rid of, right click and click delete.
To format it..on your device..go under..menu, setting and there should be a format option option there..let me know if that doenst work for you...
Hope this helps

P.S.Please rate accordingly...
Thank You
BELBWA

Apr 05, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa m240 MP3 Player

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Deleting unwanted songs


The Sansa M200 series devices do not allow deletion of downloaded content directly from the device. You must connect he device to PC/Mac via USB to delete downloaded content. You will also need to use media software such as Windows Media Player, Rhapsody, iTunes, etc.. to see all of the music content on the player to be able to delete the songs you don't want. (i.e. just viewing the device in Windows Explorer might not show everything that is on he player.)

Jan 05, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa m240 MP3 Player

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Can't delete songs


Go to Windows Media Player under the Sync tab, over on the far left should be the name of the player, click on it and find the name of the song by album title, artist, or whatever, click on the title and click delete and you should be able to delete any song you like without deleting them all

Nov 16, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa m240 MP3 Player

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Some mp3s show on comp some dont


For deletion you need to be in the MSC mode, plugged in and in My Computer.
Make sure all your hidden files are being shown.
Rightclick on song and delete from player or rightclick and send to desktop.
Also you may want to do a property check on the file to make sure it is a true mp3 or wma.
If you cannot delete, format player in MSC mode through My Computer, not through Media Player.

Oct 18, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa m240 MP3 Player

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Sandisk sansa m240 mp3 player


You can connect the device to your computer and manage it thru "My Computer. Open My Computer, then open the device (i.e. Sansa m240). Inside there is a Music folder, you can delete them from here. You can also drag songs here to transfer to the player. If you are not able to see the "music" folder, you may need to enable "Hidden Files and Folders" on your computer. Best of Luck.

Sep 06, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa m240 MP3 Player

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How to delete song


Plug it into the computer and then click on "open device to view files when the window pops up. From there delete your songs on the computer by left clicking a song once and hit "delete" on your keyboard. Viola! Its gone.

Sep 01, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

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Not able to delete the songs


Sure. Just plug it in. Go to "My computer" RIGHT click on the sansa m240 icon and choose FORMAT. Let me know if this worked. (and don't forget to rate my solution). Best, D.

Aug 13, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa m240 MP3 Player

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Can't delete songs


The sansa has two USB modes. If you load tracks in one mode you have to be in the same mode to see them in explorer and also be able to delete them. Took me ages to figure this out. From the main menu, go to Settings then select USB and toggle between "MSC" and "Auto Detect". You should then be able to see the hidden tracks. I have firmware 2.2.5A installed so you might want to check that too.

I now only use the Sansa in MSC mode as it seems to crash Winamp if I use it in Autodetect.

May 02, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa m240 MP3 Player

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