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Sansa m250 not recognized by comp

I've put the songs I have on it currently through a friends computer just fine and the player works normally. But I tried to run it through my computer with ME and did the MSC option with a troubleshooter over the phone to no avial with that particular OS. So now I'm trying my other computer with XP but it is not recognized when I connect the USB to the player. I tried the firmware update from but without the computer being able to talk to the player it is not able to update. Any suggestions to get back to ground zero with my player or solve my connectivity problem would be appriciated.

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Re: sansa m250 not recognized by comp

All you have to do is go to menu, settings, theres a usb option, choose the one that isnt auto detect, and plug it in, make sure you uninstalled the brokendriver first, and it will do it for you

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