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San disk player repair

I am getting error " no space for db free more than 4 mb"
I have tried using repair tool from fails and tells me to contact customer service.
Driver update also fails...

Infact now there are colors, but i cannot see any meny like settings or radio etc ,,,, i can still see picture of radio ..i hope i am making sense

please help me

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Re: san disk player repair

I'm having the same difficulties, but I can't even find my mp3 player on my computer. I went under my computer and it's not there. Can anyone help me....

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Re: san disk player repair

I don't know if this will help but you can try this:

If you can, open your mp3 player and go to settings. Under the USB menu change it to MSC.

If you can't don't worry, but either way try this:

Plug in the mp3 player to the computer. Open the My Computer on your desktop, right click on the Sansa mp3 player and click Format. Make sure Fat32 is checked and Quick format is UNchecked. Then format the mp3 player. After that it should be clean and work just like a USB drive.

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You have put too many songs on the device.

It needs some free space to create the Music Database or the Artist, Album, Song information.Generally between 6 - 10 MB for each GB of music on the device is sufficient.

If it shows up in My Computer, you can manually delete some files from the MUSIC folder.

If not, you can use the following software to erase everything and start over.

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

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.

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