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Trouble with my sansa

My mp3 player will only show sandisk and then go to a white screen then sandisk again and keeps on doing this over and over again

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Re: trouble with my sansa

Try this;

Run the recovery tool from the SanDisk website. Make sure you select "format" when prompted.

You need to put the device into "recovery mode" before you run the tool.

- Turn the device off (hold power for 20 seconds)
- Slide the hold switch into "hold" position.
- Press and hold the "record" button while connecting it to your computer. Keep holding the "record" button until you see the "new hardware found" on your computer.

Then run the recovery tool. Select format when prompted.

Best of Luck.

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Posted on Nov 24, 2007

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