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When i connect my e280 to my computer it recoginzes it but it dosnt show any of the files already on the device it also wont let me sync new music

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MY COMPUTER IS NOT RECOGNIZING, AND IT IS NOT GETTING CHARGED 4M MY PC

Posted on Sep 27, 2009

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Im trying to see all my music files on windows media player from my sansa e280 device but its only showing the ones I already have on windows media player. I do I see the other files?


connect it to the computer ..and after that open my computer folder and you willfind it like a drive ..(probably named removable disk ..or removable storage device ..) when you open that folder you will have all the music stored in there ..like in a regular folder..you can also add or remove files by copy them and paste into or delete from ..
if you want them to be played into windows media player ..just see the task aside (left ) called play all...and they will be added to the windows media player play-list ..
or ..go back ..to the drive icon into my computer ..and right click on it ..and choose play with...and select the player you want..

Aug 27, 2010 | SanDisk Sansa E280 MP3 Player

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Want to replace existing music on Sansa e280r


While it is unplugged, go to Settings on the Sans.
Go to USB mode and select MSC
Connect it to computer.
Open device through "My Computer"
Go to Tools
Select Folder Options
Select View Tab
Select Show Hidden Files and Folders
Press OK
You should now see the Music Folder
Delete what you don't want.

Sep 23, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa E280 MP3 Player

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Sanso Clip 2G from Windows Media Player


You may be syncing them to the wrong file. This is odd, but try fishing around the device for any "Music" folders. Then, you should be able to cop&paste the songs there. Please rate!

Jun 18, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa E280 MP3 Player

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Corrupted files


Try this: disconnect the player from the computer, 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.
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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: http://www.sandisk.com/Retail/DriverDownloads.aspx
or
http://www.sandisk.com/DriverDownload/driverList.asp
-Tha Mp3 Doctor

May 05, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa E280 MP3 Player

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My music will not GO AWAY!!!!


Try this: disconnect the player from the computer, 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.
-----
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: http://www.sandisk.com/Retail/DriverDownloads.aspx
or
http://www.sandisk.com/DriverDownload/driverList.asp

-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Apr 19, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa E280 MP3 Player

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It worked fine until I deleted the music on it.


Try reformatting using Windows Media Plaer:
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.

Jan 15, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa E280 MP3 Player

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Sansa e280


the e280 8gig it doesn't come with a cd instalation, it only works for transfer music in media plalyer 10 or 11 sync. another way to tranfer his drop and drag to do this open my computer then open the device u will see file just as music,photo, videos drag and drop the musica files into the file. if poppoed up apear it happen to me too the only thing i did was switching usb ports to a diffrent port. www.scandisk.com for and updates select downloads. it will said drivers downloads select sansa firmware updates but before it has to be unplug. when download finish u need to restart then plug e280 open sansa update in desktop it will show u e280 if new updates are availble. also check the system requierments for compabilities. hope this help if not u can contact sansa coparation there listing in support. hope this help,

Dec 16, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa E280 MP3 Player

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E280r MP3 player wont sync songs!


If your device is getting too close to its capacity, it will effect the menu on the device. You need at least 6-10MB of free space for the "music database". If thats not it, one or more of your files may be corrupt. To resolve this, you should format the device to delete all the music, then transfer it back to the player. To format, right click on the device under My Computer and select format. Please add to the question if that didnt work. Best of Luck.

Sep 26, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa E280 MP3 Player

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Transferring Music from Napster w/o WMP


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

http://www.sandisk.com/Assets/File/Downl...

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.

Sep 01, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa E280 MP3 Player

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Dates on music uploads from Windows Media player to device are skewed.


Select all music while on you windows and right click on them , then go to "Summary" tab. Check if your music's dates are right. If not Ok. then check the date settings with your Sansa e280. If all dates are set .. then you should have the your music working fine. Not working ? I recommend a firmware update.

Mar 16, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

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