Question about SanDisk Sansa e260 MP3 Player

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Sansa e260 connected player to computer , have disk in drive , installed software off disk ( coverter ) but comuter does not accept player. it finds new hardware starts to wizards it . starts searching then stops saying error in installation invalid data. i've change usb settings on player no change i've downloaded new firmware no good player screen says connected but computer says not.

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  • Anonymous Jan 05, 2008

    player shows connected on the screen but computer does not see it as a drive or that it is connected?

  • southpaw144 Jan 09, 2008

    I have the exact same problem...when i first plugged it in it tried to install some software but then said it could not find it and now the installation screen no longer eve n comes up.. on the mp3 player screen it says connected but it does not show up in my computer as a drive or anywhere else.

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Problem was solved by having my drive reformatted . windows reinstalled and so on. my drive was full of viruses . so much for norton .

Posted on Feb 28, 2008

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Which version of windows you have ?

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How install a driver for Sansa e260


Download the software after you run the link below ....Put check next to converter/firmware update/Manual download...run the programs follow instructions.......(http://mp3support.sandisk.com/sansa/Installer/1082/SansaUpdaterInstall.exe) here is the link After installation connect your sansa......
Also make sure you are connected to a 2.0 usb the back of the computer is best (the motherboard).... USB mode located on the sansa if asked to change to MSC goto menu press enter scroll to settings press enter scroll to usb mode press enter scroll to msc press enter press menu.....Connect should auto start sansa software..... Sansa software/driver Updates firmware follow instructions Downloads manual Downloads converter

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I dont have sandisk driver for my sansa E260..i cant transfer songs..


Sansa Not Recognized: Try connecting it to the back of your computer or another computer the back straight to the motherboard this should be USB 2.0 and see if it will recognize it as sansa or Drive/removable drive. if it does then download the sansa update software and install it. Make sure you disconnect the sansa and connect it when asked. This will update your sansas firmware and add the Usb Mode. Try to connect it to your computer at home it should recognize.... link for update software (http://mp3support.sandisk.com/sansa/Installer/1082/SansaUpdaterInstall.exe) download to a flash drive much easier. Make sure USB mode is MSC
Recovery Mode may also allow your computer to recognize the sansa
lock your sansa hold in the rec key on the left at the same time push the menu/power button this will take you to recovery mode then connect to the computer Start the update software when finished disconnect.... Sync to upload songs to the sansa......Hope this works

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Putting my sansa e260 on my computer


You can download drivers and software from the manufacturer's web site at http://www.sansa.com

May 01, 2010 | SanDisk Sansa e260 MP3 Player

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Where can i get sansa e260 mp3 player driver?


You need to make sure you are connected to a 2.0USB port if your computer is not IDing it try a friends computer or a labtop...Download the sansa update software (http://mp3support.sandisk.com/sansa/Installer/1082/SansaUpdaterInstall.exe).
to a flash drive so you can download it to the friends com or lab...Make sure it's in msc USBmode in settings...Then try with your computer;......

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Hi I bought scandisk e260 without cd, when I connect it to the computer, the computer ask me to locate driver. Where can I get driver? thanks


Try connecting it to another computer and see if it will recognize it as sansa or removable drive. if it does then download the sansa update software and install it. Make sure you disconnect the sansa and connect it when asked. This will update your sansa and add the Usb Mode. Try to connect it to your computer at home it should recognize.... link for update software (http://mp3support.sandisk.com/sansa/Installer/1082/SansaUpdaterInstall.exe) download to a flash drive much easier Make sure USB mode is MSC I use my computer to drag and drop my music from my music folder to the sansa media folder.... Open my computer click on folder what ever folder has your music in it and drag to media folder and drop (click on the (+)where it say's sansa ) easier not to sync

Apr 19, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa e260 MP3 Player

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I'm trying to charge my Sansa MP3 player but am getting and error USB Device Not Recognized Help PLEASE!!!!


Try connecting it to another computer and see if it will recognize it as sansa or removable drive. if it does then download the sansa update software and install it. Make sure you disconnect the sansa and connect it when asked. This will update your sansa and add the Usb Mode. Try to connect it to your computer at home it should recognize.... link for update software (http://mp3support.sandisk.com/sansa/Installer/1082/SansaUpdaterInstall.exe) download to a flash drive much easier I used my friends labtop it worked USB 2.0

Apr 17, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa e260 MP3 Player

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System update is not available


Try connecting it to another computer and see if it will recognize it as sansa or removable drive. if it does then download the sansa update software and install it. Make sure you disconnect the sansa and connect it when asked. This will update your sansa and add the Usb Mode. Try to connect it to your computer at home it should recognize.... link for update software (http://mp3support.sandisk.com/sansa/Installer/1082/SansaUpdaterInstall.exe) download to a flash drive much easier ..Make sure sansa usb mode is in msc

Apr 14, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa e260 MP3 Player

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I got a used sansa e260 mp3 and my computer won't accept it?


Try connecting it to another computer and see if it will recognize it as sansa or removable drive. if it does then download the sansa update software and install it. Make sure you disconnect the sansa and connect it when asked. This will update your sansa and add the Usb Mode. Try to connect it to your computer at home it should recognize.... link for update software (http://mp3support.sandisk.com/sansa/Installer/1082/SansaUpdaterInstall.exe) download to a flash drive much easier

Mar 18, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa e260 MP3 Player

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Problem with sansa e260


It is because the e260 is not in MSC mode (where it looks to the computer like a hard disk).

Try this, this will temporarily set your e260 into MSC mode. Then download and install the firmware as per instructions (or use the Sansa Updater software also available on the Sansa site). This will then let you see a menu item to switch to MSC mode.

MSC mode instructions:
  1. Turn on the e200 v2
  2. Put the device in Hold (move Hold button until orange is showing)
  3. Press and hold the Left Button
  4. Plug the 30 pin connector into the device (be sure the USB is plugged into the computer)
  5. Wait for the e200 drive(s) to show up
  6. Follow instructions below and drag files to the e200 drive

http://forums.sandisk.com/sansa/board/message?board.id=e200&thread.id=10357


Sep 06, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa e260 MP3 Player

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