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Unableto connect to PC

I am unable to conect my Sansa e250 to my PC, But it shows connected in my mp3 player, but there is no instance in my PC.

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Re: unableto connect to PC

You have to have Windows Media Player version 10 or higher, if you do not then the device will not install correctly.

If this does not apply, then check the Device Manager for errors while the device is connected. If you see any RED or YELLOW errors listed, right click on them and select un-install.

Disconnect the device and re-connect it to install the drivers.

If that doesnt work, add to the message and we can go from there.

Best of Luck.

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