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Couldn´t connect SanDisk Sansa e250 to Computer

When I connect the mp3player to USB it detects a new hardware, but at the of of new hardware installation it Says:A service installation section in this INF is invalid.

My USB connection is fine because when i connect the mp3player in Bios or DOS in starts recharging.

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Re: Couldn´t connect SanDisk Sansa e250 to Computer

I don't know what to tell you, but since nobody else is helping. Make sure that you've got the mp3 player plugged into a usb port.

Oh, and hopefully you're running XP or Vista. Sandisk requires it.

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  1. Turn off player.
  2. Slide HOLD button to locked position (towards headphone jack).
  3. Press and hold RECORD while connecting to the PC.
  4. Release RECORD when you see "welcome to recovery mode" on the player's LCD.
  5. Open My Computer/Windows Explorer and see if you can find a new removable flash drive labeled "16MB-FORMAT".
  6. Right click on 16MB-FORMAT and select New Folder.
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  9. Reset HOLD back to unlocked position.
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