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Everything is wiped out and so is the radio! Please help !!


I have a Sansa M230 MP3 player. One day I turned it on and everything was gone even the radio.

It says Not enough space for Music DB, Please Free 8 MB, then it says no files. What should I do.


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  • Daryck Nov 04, 2007

    Thanks for responding, but all of my songs were wiped out also, so I don't have any music at all.



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The Music DB refers to the information (i.e. - Artist, Album, etc.).

The device need you to free up 6MB so it can create this.

Connect the device to the PC and delete several songs until you have at least 6MB free.

Disconnect it, restart, and youre all set.

Best of Luck.

Posted on Nov 03, 2007

  • Timothy D
    Timothy D Nov 04, 2007

    They are not gone.

    The device will not allow you or Windows Media Player to see them.

    Hence, my resolution.

    Check the device under My Computer>Device Name (m230)>Music Folder.

    You music should still be in there.

    Delete some tracks, then restart the device.

    Best of Luck.



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