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Stuck on opening screen.

My Sandisk m240 will turn on when I hit the power/menu button, but it gets stuck on the initial screen. It will not display the menu or play any music. When I plug it in to my computer, my computer does not recognize it; I can't open any of its files. Is there any way to fix this problem?

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SOURCE: Frozen SanDisk M240 MP3

It will turn on but freezes at the opening screen. Cannot access the menu whatsoever. I've tried plugging it into USB in the back, removing the battery, sliding the Hold button to the right as advised in forum suggestions but nothing budges it from the opening screen. Also: it does not show up as being attached to any computer I plug it into. Got a fix?

Posted on Nov 05, 2008

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SOURCE: freezes on the SanDisk screen, then whites out.

You can try to reset the device by pressing the power button for about 15 to 20 seconds..if that doesnt work I would recommend you to go to the sandisk site to update the firmware on your device or you can contact sandisk to they can help you with updating the firmware on your device..Please follow the link below to get the firmware
http://www.sandisk.com/Retail/Default.aspx?CatID=1376

The number for sandisk is 1-866-726-3475
Please rate accordingly
Thank you
Computerrep

Posted on Nov 08, 2008

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SOURCE: stuck in "sandisk initializing screen"

Folks: Turn ON your Sandisk m240 MP3 Player and go to the 'Menu' and select 'Settings', then go to 'USB' and select 'MSC'. After that, connect the m240 to your computer and it'll recognize your Sandisk m240.

Posted on Jan 06, 2009

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SOURCE: Stuck on finalizing update and computer wont recognize.

yet i don´t know much about your mp3 ..
is there any reset "button" if so try that

Posted on May 25, 2009

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SOURCE: unable to see the music files in my sandisk sansa m240 mp3 player

click on start > my computer

it should be displayed now.

Posted on Oct 29, 2009

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The Sansa Fuze has a built-in microphone allowing you to record your own voice, an
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It will turn on but freezes at the opening screen. Cannot access the menu whatsoever. I've tried plugging it into USB in the back, removing the battery, sliding the Hold button to the right as advised in forum suggestions but nothing budges it from the opening screen. Also: it does not show up as being attached to any computer I plug it into. Got a fix?

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To those that are having problems with the MP3 player not being recognized. With Windows XP there is a little Icon on your Systems Tray that is called the "Safely Remove Harware Icon". Not using this Icon when unpluging MP3''s or zip drives can cause your PC to no longer recognize it. Toshiba Satellite laptops are known for this, others probably have the same problem. The solution here is to install the latest update of the ACPI Flash Bios for the Toshiba Satellite computer. Maybe this is also the problem with other PCs. To prevent these problems allways click on the Safely Remove Hardware icon before removing the MP3 player or any USB flash drive
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Call Sandisk support. This is a known problem with this model that was sold in December 2006. Apparently later models fixed the issue. They will get your info and do an RMA, and they even provide the UPS shipping label.
They were great to deal with. I hope you have the same success.

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something sticky got spilled on it put a little drop of water on it and whiper it off real quick that should help

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I'm returning my 3rd one today for the same problem....will not get another one of these!!

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