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Cant get passed recovery mode

Everytime i put my sansae260 on it says load main image failed, switch to recovery mode. when I do it asks me to connect usb and then says enter USB2.o MSD mode. I cant get past this point. Pls Help mp3 player goes on says load image failed start in recovery nmode did this and even tried a few of the tips aobut downloading new firmware not working any ideas what to do ???

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  • acarrube Jun 02, 2009

    thank you so much it worked ... with the folder not the text document i was trying to use .... THANK YOU !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • acarrube Jun 02, 2009

    ok it reformats but goes right back to the load main image failed . i have tried it a few times now and still the same thing ... any other steps ?

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This came from another post on fix ya.

For me the solution was this:
After entering the recovery mode (turn off the player, move the hold button to the right, and press the on and rec button, then connecting to the computer).
when the 16 mb folder opens create a NEW FOLDER (not a text document) called "Sansa.fmt". then disconec the usb and it was fixed.

Posted on Jun 02, 2009

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