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Sansa 250e Hi, when i turn on my sansa does not access the main menu,the screen goes blank for a moment and them appear the main logo again and again continously,its turn off by swicht to hold position.

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Re: sansa 250e

Try this;

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.

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Re: sansa 250e

I overcharged the battery and now get a battery low indicator when I turn the set on. Can this be corrected and how.

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Hi, welcome to fixya!

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