Question about SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

1 Answer

Please help me i m in danger

i m having a problem in uploading firmware
it hsows error in uploading version details
please reply me how to load new version text file

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points


    An expert that got 20 achievements.


    An expert that got 10 achievements.


    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 8,596 Answers
Re: please help me i m in danger

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

Add Your Answer

0 characters

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add


3 Points

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Not upload the songs to audio&viedi playerso please solve the problem

Hello and thank you for visiting Fixya Support, I will be glad to assist you.

There may be an issue with the iTunes application, the hard drive or even connection problems

I have an article which is can aid you in resolving the issue of your songs not uploading.

Link: Why Can't I Put Songs on My iPod?

It is an easy to follow guide, but also detailed ebough to help resolve the issue with
your songs not loading into your iPod.

I also am providing this short tutorial on just how to upload songs using iTunes
Link: Uploading Songs to your iPod using iTunes

I am sure you more than likely know how to upload songs, but just in case, I am providing this good article for your benefit anyway...

I hope this helps, however if you have more questions, please feel free to reply back to this post.



Mar 19, 2011 | Apple iPod MA446LL/A MP3 Player

1 Answer

Video Problem

Use the Sansa Media Converter to convert the video to a format the Sansa can handle. If you've lost the SMC, you can download the Windows version from

Apr 06, 2010 | SanDisk Sansa Fuze MP3 Player

1 Answer

Problem uploading songs on iPod Shuffle

Are you running the most current version of iTunes? If not try upgrading. After that, try seeing if there is an firmware upgrade. If there is, try upgrading that too. Then try reuploading songs. If it is still not working, it might be damaged or just not working anymore. Only use Itunes when uploading songs to ipod regardless of type.

Mar 22, 2009 | Apple iPod shuffle Second Gen. Silver (1...

1 Answer

System Error on yp-z5

I have resolved my problem by using a firmware updater specific for YP-Z5
You can download it here: it is called MCL.rar

After that :
1_install the firmware updater
2_hold the center button while connecting your player , in order to put-it in recovery mode
3_wait for the program recognizing the player and updating it

for me , my player was totaly bricked and now it works very nice


Nov 23, 2008 | MP3 & Digital Media Players

1 Answer

Philips GoGear: delete music from library & are there any Unicode

Here's the deal:
Open the Philips Device Manager that came with the install cd, and do a Repair - this will erase everything so you can start over from scratch. This will also take care of your squares issue.

No dice on the playlist issue - sorry.

Next, you have to disable the auto sync feature in Windows Media Player to prevent it from auto-loading all of those songs/files that you don't want. by opening Windows Media Player, highlighting the Sync tab, clicking on the little black arrow to bring down the drop-down menu, clicking on "Set Up Sync" (make sure your mp3 player is connected to computer, or this option will not appear), and unchecking the box that says "automatically sync files to my device". This will give you manual sync instead.

Aug 11, 2008 | Philips GoGear HDD1830 MP3 Player

4 Answers

Philips GoGear: delete music from library & are there any Unicode

Here's what happened: When you first synced your GoGear to Windows Media Player, you may have set up the automatic sync option. When this option is selected,Windows Media Player will add EVERY song, picture, etc from your Library on your computer to the GoGear. Now, every time you sync you device, it adds every new file from your computer into the GoGear automatically.

Here's what you want to do (this process assumes you have Windows Media Plaer 11 and windows XP - if you have another version, just let me know and I will give you modified instructions - reply to the FixYa website, not to my personal e-mail address):
1) Backup all files stored on your GoGear, as this process will delete all files from your GoGear
2) Go into Windows Media Player 11 with your GoGear connected to the computer (it will automatically sync and add new files one last time), move the mouse cursor over to the sync tab; a small black arrow will appear under the word "Sync"; click on the small black arrow and a dropdown menu will appear; select "Portbale media device" from the dropdown menu, and another dropdown menu will appear; select "Set Up sync"; a window will appear with some information on your device - uncheck the box that says "Sync this device automatically"; click Finish; This will eliminate the problem of Windows always adding songs/files you don't want into your player
3) As long as the GoGear now says, "OK to disconnect from PC," then open up Philips Device Manager (Start --> All Programs --> Philips)
4) Click on the Repair Tab, and look for a msg that says connect the player while holding the volume + button
5) Disconnect the GoGear from the computer and turn the GoGear off - hold in the volume + button and continue to hold it as you reconnect the GoGear to the computer; after holding the volume + button for up to 20 or 30 seconds, a window will open up saying that your device is being repaired (now you can let go of the volume + button); after the repair is succesfully complete, your GoGear will be good as new
6) you will have to re-add all your files (only the ones you want in there) to the GoGear as the Repair process has deleted all files on the device; as long as you followed the process in Step 2 above, then Windows Media Player will no longer add the files you DON'T want to the GoGear

-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Oct 24, 2007 | Philips HDD1630 MP3 Player

2 Answers

System Error on yp-z5

I have a smilar problem. I reformatted my yp-z5f to NTFS file system . Now it does not work. I am looking for a solution.

Jan 11, 2007 | Samsung Yepp YP-Z5AB / YP-Z5AS MP3 Player

4 Answers

Operation system error help fixing please please please :(

I mate I saw a reply to a thread on a forum regarding the Elio Photo Jukebox TPJ-1022. I have the same problem as you could you email the software/firmware on how to recover this item.


Dec 26, 2006 | Tatung Elio Photo JukeBox MP3 Player

Not finding what you are looking for?
SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player Logo

Related Topics:

18 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top SanDisk MP3 & Digital Media Players Experts


Level 3 Expert

93861 Answers

Jazz Boyce
Jazz Boyce

Level 1 Expert

728 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

Are you a SanDisk MP3 and Digital Media Player Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides