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Why can't I transfer?

I have never had a problem with my Sansa c150. My computer bit the dust and I recently got a new one. Now the new computer wont let me upload to the MP3 player. I plug it in, it detects it and asks me what action I would like to take. The only option it gives is sync with Media player, it used to give me the option to open the decive so I could drag and drop the files into the Sansa folder (which is how I always did it, because its quickest). When I select the media player option, media player doesn't even open. When I try to transfer manually through media player, it switches to CD and tells me to put a cd in the drive. I've tried going through My Computer to open the removable drive folder and there isn't one. This is very frustrating, and makes absolutly NO SENSE!!

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Re: Why can't I transfer?

Open up windows media player to see if it recognizes your device...make sure you have the device connected...Click on the sync tab, and then your device should be listed on the right side under devices...if you device is listed there you need to unplug your device and open up my computer...then rename all removeable disk drive you have there...give them a different name instead of removeable up windows media on find the tools button if its not there already right click between now playing and library...once find the tools go to options then want to clear the history and the caches...then click ok...plug your device back should detect it..once detected you can just go under the sync tab and drag the songs you want under sync list...hope that helps..

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C150 as not working what's solution?


Check the orange "Hold" switch on the left side of the Sansa C150, if you cannot turn on the MP3 player or if none of the buttons is working. When the "Hold" switch is up, the buttons are disabled. Slide the "Hold" switch down to activate the buttons again.

Press and hold the "Power" button until the LCD screen lights up when turning on the MP3 player. Pressing the button quickly does not turn on the device. The "Power" button is located on the front of the device, under all the other control buttons.

Replace the AAA battery, if you cannot power on your MP3 player. To replace the battery, remove the battery cover from the back of the device by pressing in on its tab and pulling it off. Remove the old battery, insert the new battery and replace the cover. One AAA battery provides approximately 15 hours of power for your Sansa C150.

Change the backlight settings to conserve battery life. This is useful if you find the battery loses power quickly during normal use of your Sansa C150. To change the backlight settings, choose "Settings" to bring up the "Settings" menu. Select "Display," "Backlight" and then a shorter backlight time. The backlight will shut off after a period of inactivity that matches your backlight setting.

Review your music purchases to understand what rights you've purchased to the content, if you are unable to play a track back on your Sansa C150. When you purchase music, it comes with certain rules for how you can store and play it. You may not have paid for the right to transfer the song to a portable media player.

Reset the Sansa C150 if it acts erratically or if you have other problems. To reset the device, open the "Settings" menu and choose "Reset All." Choose "Save" to finish restoring the MP3 player to its factory default settings. If you decide not to reset the device during this process, select "Cancel" instead of "Save."


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When i enter the USB into the computer i cant put pictures in it

Use the supplied Sansa Media Converter program to convert and transfer pictures (and videos). If you don't have the SMC, you can download the Windows version from

Dec 05, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa c150 MP3 Player

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Just go connect it to your pc.then go to my computer and then right click on the drive which belongs to your sandisk sansa c150(1gb) 2gb mp3 player and select the option format.
Thats all.

May 07, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa c150 MP3 Player

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I know its a silly question but can anyone please tell me the step-by-step process to transfer songs to my sansa c150 MP3 player......... Thanks

  • Step 1:Free a USB port on your desktop computer. Now, grab the USB cable for your SanDisk Sansa MP3 player and connect the player to your computer.
  • Step 2:Wait for your computer to find and recognize the player. This may take a few moments. Once you receive a confirmation message, open your computer and scan the icons for the SanDisk MP3 player.
  • Step 3:Open the SanDisk Sansa MP3 player on your computer. The music files that you currently have saved to the player’s memory are displayed.
  • Step 4:Open a folder containing music files that is stored in your desktop computer’s memory. Scan the files for songs that you want to transfer to the SanDisk Sansa MP3 player.
  • Step 5:Left-click on a song file and drag to the SanDisk Sansa window. Drop the file and let your computer complete the transfer. The transferred file appears at the bottom of your music list.
  • Step 6:Unplug your SanDisk Sansa player from your computer. Turn the player on and allow the file transfer to update to the internal memory of the MP3 player.
Tips & Warnings
  • When properly connected, the SanDisk Sansa MP3 player displays a USB Connected message on its LCD screen.
  • The music files in the SanDisk Sansa MP3 player will have different icons next to their filenames which will tell the file type at a glance (MPEG, MPEG layer 3 or WMA, for example).
  • Some songs feature copyright protection which may interfere with your ability to transfer music to the SanDisk Sansa MP3 player.

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This model is no longer made but sansa can areplace it for you. Go to their website and call tech support for your area.

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Follow the link below to obtain the driver for your device..Select your device model and operating system.....

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Mar 19, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa c150 MP3 Player

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