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Screen fading out when refreshing database

When I put my microSD card in, the mp3 player has to refresh the database. As soon as I pop it in, the screen starts fading out and ends up with just a black screen.

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Re: screen fading out when refreshing database - SanDisk Sansa e260 MP3 Player MP3 & Digital Media Players

Make sure your player is fully charged

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