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Another sansa mp3 problem

Called support at and they had me plug it in the computer and tried to transfer it to a folder on my computer. I had it set for auto detect and they told me to switch it to msc while it was on. Well when they did this the voice recordings disappeared on the mp3 player and I got one that said vorcooo1 on it but it is only 2 second long. Now I need to get the recordings back that were on there. I can't find them on my computer or the mp3 player. How would I go about retrieving them? Are they on my computer somewhere? I need them for court and am relying on them. Can someone please let me know what they did so I can get them back if possible.

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Re: another sansa mp3 problem

If the recording were created while the MP3 player was in Auto Detect and the device was NOT FORMATTED, then they are still on the device in the Auto Detect Mode.

Change the device back to Auto Detect, open the device thru My Computer>Device Name (m230)>RECORD Folder.

You can COPY and PASTE these files onto your computer so you can have a backup in case the device dies before your court appearance.

Best of Luck.

Posted on Nov 10, 2007

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Music folder is not detect

With a desktop computer and the USB cable you can transfer music to your SanDisk Sansa MP3 player. Simply hook the USB cable up to an available USB port and begin dragging music files to the folders of your SanDisk MP3 player1 Free a USB port on your desktop computer. Now, grab the USB cable for your SanDisk Sansa MP3 player and connect the player to your computer.
2 Wait for your computer to find and recognize the player. This may take a few moments. Once you receive a confirmation message, open your computer and scan the icons for the SanDisk MP3 player.
3 Open the SanDisk Sansa MP3 player on your computer. The music files that you currently have saved to the player's memory are displayed.

4 Open a folder containing music files that is stored in your desktop computer's memory. Scan the files for songs that you want to transfer to the SanDisk Sansa MP3 player.

5 Left-click on a song file and drag to the SanDisk Sansa window. Drop the file and let your computer complete the transfer. The transferred file appears at the bottom of your music list.

6 Unplug your SanDisk Sansa player from your computer. Turn the player on and allow the file transfer to update to the internal memory of the MP3 player.

Nov 19, 2011 | SanDisk Sansa E280 MP3 Player

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Trying to download music to my mp3 but not sure how to do it

I'm not sure of your problem exactly but here is what I found!

This is your manual for the MP3 unit you have. On page 14 it details how to transfer music from your computer onto your Sansa.
So , -Plug it in! - plug it into the computer and wait until it comes up -Open your music software - Open your iTunes or Windows Media Center and access your music -Open the Sansa "Media" folder -Simply highlight your music and drag them into this folder and you should be able to access them!
If you are attempting to download directly from the internet onto your unit, you must first save them to a folder on your computer and then you can drag them onto your Sansa just like with music files.

Jun 06, 2011 | SanDisk Sansa e200 MP3 Player

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How install a driver for Sansa e260

Download the software after you run the link below ....Put check next to converter/firmware update/Manual the programs follow instructions.......( here is the link After installation connect your sansa......
Also make sure you are connected to a 2.0 usb the back of the computer is best (the motherboard).... USB mode located on the sansa if asked to change to MSC goto menu press enter scroll to settings press enter scroll to usb mode press enter scroll to msc press enter press menu.....Connect should auto start sansa software..... Sansa software/driver Updates firmware follow instructions Downloads manual Downloads converter

Feb 17, 2011 | SanDisk Sansa e260 MP3 Player

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Need help to transfer my music from my computer on to the sandisk
Try this tip posted here on this site. If you know how to right click my computer and chose explore > find your music folder and copy it in steps to your players music folder.

Aug 04, 2010 | SanDisk Sansa Fuze MP3 Player

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How do you put music on the SanDisk Sansa Clip MP3 Player

1. First, you have songs saving in your computer.
2. You have 2 ways to put music on the Sandisk Sansa Clip:
2.1. Plug device into computer, Drag and Drop music from your computer into "Music" folder of the Sandisk Sansa Clip.
2.2. Use Windows Media Player in your computer to transfer songs to your device; Plug device to computer, open Windows Media Player, click on Sync tab, drag and drop music into "Drag items here " on the right side of the windows media player, click on Start Sync button.
Good luck

Jan 31, 2010 | SanDisk Sansa Clip MP3 Player

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I don't know how to load music from the internet to my new mp3

the best way for that is to read your manual.

Windows XP SP1
Windows Media Player 10
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CD-ROM drive
USB 2.0 port required for hi-speed transfer
Connect to your Computer
1. Connect the small USB Cable Connector to the USB port on your computer, and then plug the larger
Cable Dock Connector in to your Sansa c200 port.
2. Once connected to computer, it should be detected by the operating system automatically and is
shown as an additional drive called “Sansa c200”.
You will need to use Sansa Media Converter to transfer photos to your Sansa c200. Insert your SanDisk
CD and select Sansa Media Converter to install it to your PC. Then you can load your personal photos
onto your Sansa c200 by using Sansa Media Converter.

To transfer music to your Sansa c200:
1. Connect Sansa c200 to the computer.
2. Drag and drop files from your computer to Sansa c200 by using a variety of music software
programs to transfer/synchronize your files.
3. In MTP mode as long as the files are WMA or MP3, they can be dragged into the Media folder.
Otherwise, they can be dragged into the Data1.gif folder (these files will not appear on the player).
4. In MSC mode, files/folders can be dragged/copied to the device.

Jan 28, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa e200 MP3 Player

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Transfering songs

-Plug in your mp3 player

-Go into 'Limewire', select a song and go 'Locate file/Open Containg Folder', you should be in your folder with all your songs. or go 'My Music' and find your music files.

-Either select all your songs, open them with 'Windows Media Player' and transfer them that way.
-Or 'Open My Computer' then open 'Sansa e200' and drag the songs from where your songs are located [My Music] to the 'Music' folder in your Sansa e200 folder.

[MyMusic] Song.mp3 >drag to> [MyComputer/Sansa] Music.

Dec 26, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa e200 MP3 Player

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My damn sandisk is dumb

well what mode did you transfer the songs to the player there are actually two modes of transfer on the device the 1st is called MSC and the other is MTP. If you have transfer them to the player in MSC there should be a music folder try changing your settings to Show Hidden FIles and Folder and also try it on MTP mode.

Dec 07, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

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Problem with transfering photos and videos to my Sandisk Sansa e26 and uploading music...HELP!

Everyone - install quicktime to get the right codecs to fix the video conversion issue

everyone else:
Try this: disconnect the player from the computer, hold in the volume + button, and reconnect the player to the computer while holding the volume + button in. Keep holding the volume + button for an additional 5-50 seconds. Windows should eventually go into recovery mode and revive the player- it will pop up a window that says Found New Hardware Wizard.
Download the Sansa Recovery Tool from the Sansa website.
Format - Erases Everything: Connect your Sansa player to the computer and open Windows Media Player. Click on the Sync tab. Pull down the drop down menu underneath the Sync tab by moving your cursor over the Sync tab and left clicking on the little black arrow underneath the Sync tab. Highlight "Sansa 1GB" (wording may vary slightly), and then select "Format." - this should erase everything.
Firmware Upgrade- Erases Everything: Get the latest firmware upgrade from Sansa - it updates the firmware and erases every song in the player all at once. Note: this method doesn't work if already have the latest firmware. Go to this website and click "Firmware Updater" to find out:
-Tha Mp3 Doctor

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