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My sansa e260 isnt turning on

I have had my sansa e260 for a while but one day i charged it overnight and the next day when i took it off the charger it wouldnt turn on by itself only when it is plugged into the computer. also when it is plugged into the computer it displays this message "there is not enough space for music DB please free 6 MB then it goes to the screen that says connected. please help me fix it.

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Re: my sansa e260 isnt turning on

Well for starters, clear some memory. It sounds like the player is trying to turn on but failing as there is not enough free flash memory for it to use in a RAM like fashion. If youre using windows enable the view of hidden files folders. [Start> Control Panel> Appearence and Themes>Folder Options then browse through the tabs until you find a list which has the option "show hidden files and folders". Then plug in your e260 and go into the larger removeable drive. Then go into the folder "VIDEO" or "PICTURES" or "MUSIC and delete some files. Then once you have deleted at least 100MB, unplug and restart the player. This should fix your problem if it doesnt. Consider formatting the removeable disc, or updating the firmware. [However take extreme caution with formatting the disk to ensure that it does not contain the program files needed to run the player.

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