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My sandisk c250v2 just says "not enough space for music db. please free 4MB" but I can't locate the mp3 player from my computer to try formatting it. I've also tried running just about every sandisk tool they make for this thing. Also I've had the found new hardware wizard say it detected a new device connecting but it can't install drivers for it. I figure if I can find it I bet I can format it, can you help me?

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The Sandisk model you have does not require any drivers to connect to the computer if the Computer you are having has Windows XP/ WindowsVista. Just connect the player directly via a USB cable and the player should show up in MY COMPUTER.

If for any reason (mostly errors with USB cable) you are not able to connect your MP3 player to Computer, you can also delete the music files in the player itself.

To delete music files directly from the player, follow these steps:
1. In playback mode, press Submenu button.
2. Select the Delete Song item.

Hope this solves your problem. Best of Luck. Thanks.

Posted on Jul 12, 2009

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    You can also try to manually install the player by using this steps:

    Connect the Sansa player in MTP mode and manually install the device driver:

    1. Click Start select Control Panel then select Add Hardware. OR Click Start select Control Panel then select Printers and Other Hardware and select Add Hardware from the left hand side panel.
    2. Click Next to begin the Add Hardware Wizard.
    3. Click Yes, I have already connected the hardware, then Next.
    4. Scroll to the end of the list and select Add a new hardware device then click Next

    5. Select Install the hardware that I manually select from a list (Advanced) then click Next
    6. Select Portable Device or Windows Media Device from the list, then click Next

    7. Select MTP device, then click Next.

    8. Click Next to start loading the drivers.
    9. Click Finish to close the wizard.

    Then open My Computer to Verify if the device is detected properly

    Also, Check if the device is showing up under Portable devices.




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