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Will not turn on

I have a Sansa E250R. I left my office and it was playing...i came back and the screen was black and it will not turn back on.

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Re: Will not turn on

Have you tried hold down the power button 15 sec. to reset the Sansa.

Posted on Dec 12, 2007

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hey yeah i had the same problem with my sansa e250r. when mine does that i
1. turn it off
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4. turn it back on
that will get you into recovery mode connect your data cable once you have hooked it up to your computer open my computer and you should see a 16mb drive there instead of your normal mp3.
once you see that open it up.
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You need to determine if your player is the Rhapsody version or not.

To find this, check the back of the device for the word RHAPSODY, or a letter R after the model number (i.e. - e250R)

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