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Sansa e280 8gb white screen with black spot

HI i boot a sansa e280 8 gb 2 weeks after the screen became white with a black spoot i boot it from future shop they refuse to chage it they toll me it is a fysic probleme is there any solution to repeare the screen and             THANKS IN ADVANCE

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  • Anonymous Aug 15, 2008

    Did found the solution to your problem ? I've the samething.




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Hi, I got the exact same problem, contacted Sandisk, the first few times, they told me to re-format the player (with the recovery thing... did that about 10 times, never worked). Now Sandisk stopped replying to my e-mails and I am stuck with an MP3 player that dosent work. Was anyone able to fix the problem ?

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  • nick_dvs Aug 15, 2008

    I again, I just found a solution the this problem. Take out the battery for at least 15 seconds and then put it back in. Worked for me. You might have to do this evry few week but its better than a broken mp3...


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It sounds like some data corruption.

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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