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Sansa E 250

When you plug in usb , while loading program it says error and call the manufactor. not sure what to do.

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Or just wait till the dman battery goes dead and recharge it

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Re: sansa E 250

These are the most common methods for recovering Sandisk's Sansa Mp3 Players. I have been almost universally successful in recovering Sansa players using one or a combination of these methods. These methods do not work if you are having synchronization or music format issues - they are for recovering a player that will not power up, freezes, flashes, is not recognized by the computer, and a host of other issues.

Reset the Sansa Player first. On most models, restart is done by holding the power button in for 15 seconds or longer. Check your specific manual to be sure. The manuals are available from the Sansa website if they have been misplaced.
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:
If these fail, then:
Try this: disconnect the player from the computer, turn it off, 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.
If you get the problem where MTP Device keeps popping up continuously, uninstall the “MTP Device” by going to Start à Control Panel àSystem à Hardware à Device Manager (you computer may vary slightly, depending on Windows Version).
You may have to restart your computer after each of these methods to get them to work properly. Disconnect your Sansa player BEFORE shutting down your computer.
-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Posted on May 25, 2008

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My sandisk e 250 one gb ipod is not detecting in ubuntu 10.04 but is charging

you must follow 5 steps

1) connect ur device to windows xp or windows 7

2) go to sansa website download sansa updater and install it

3) then follow instructions by sansa updater it will then automatically search and install a program for detection of mp3 player on ubuntu install that program its around 16mb .the software will do this you just follow this

4 after completing sansa updater instruction ,go to settings you can now see a usb mode then change to msc mode for detection in ubuntu

5 for detection on windows change to mtp mode

Oct 22, 2010 | SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

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I need help on my Sansa e250, if I plug it to a computer or if i charge and even just merely turning it on, it just turn's on and off, my cousin who gave me my sansa told me that the battery was just...

Remove the back and check and see if the battery isn't fully connected
I put a folded peace of paper and put it on top of the battery and put the back on.

Usb mode is in settings push center button choose between msc or mtp....

MSC will allow you to see the expansion card mtp won't.....MTP shows you your music2_bing.gif folder in the media folder thats where you put your music plus expansion.....If no usb mode the player is manufactored to be in msc mode make sure your usb 2.0 driver is installedMSC is best reate a music1 folder and put music in there then there is no switching back and forth to mtp msc

Apr 06, 2010 | SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

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Sansa E 250 bad track

On your e250, go to the "Settings" menu, select "USB Mode", and set it to "MSC". Then connect your e250 to your computer. It show up under My Computer as a "removable disk". Right click on it and select "Format". Click on the "Start" button, making sure that Quick Format is NOT checked. Wait for the formatting to complete, unplug your e250, wait for it to reboot (or force it to reboot if necessary), plug it back in, and copy your songs back onto it.

Jan 27, 2010 | SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

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PC does not reconize sansa 250

plug it in after you log on to your computer and wait for all the pop ups to go away then plug it in

Nov 25, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

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Delete all current content from sansa E-250 mpc


follw the given steps-
  1. Check to see that the player is in MSC mode by going to the USB mode section in the "Settings" menu.
  2. Plug the SanDisk Sansa MP3 player into your computer.
  3. Click on the "Start" menu.
  4. Click on "My Computer."
  5. You will now see a drive for the device and one for the SD card.
  6. Double click on the "Sansa device."
  7. Select the music file you wish to delete.
  8. Press "Delete" on your keyboard.
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Nov 18, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

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Blank Screen, Frozen, restarts FAT Error message

hold switch up for 15 seconds, this will reset the dam thing

Oct 04, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa Fuze MP3 Player

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My sansa wont turn on

well did u make sure it is fully charged if so den plug it into the computer

Aug 20, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

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Change MP3 from USB to MSC mode

Usb mode is in settings push center button choose between msc or mtp.... MSC will allow you to see the expansion card mtp won't.....MTP shows you your music folder in the media folder thats where you put your music plus expansion.....If no usb mode the player is manufactored to be in msc mode make sure your usb 2.0 driver is installed

Jun 27, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa e260 MP3 Player

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Sansa E250 how do I put songs onto the mp3

Go to My Computer and then look for the Sansa 250 icon there. If it doesn't show up, unplug the USB cord and plug it in again. Once you have the icon visible in My Computer, click on it twice and open it up. To load content, go to wherever you have MP3 files or whatever and use Windows Explorer to copy the content from your computer to the Sansa. You can also manage it through Real Player or other MP3 players (Media Monkey).

Dec 24, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

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