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No computer recognition

The Sansa e260/v2 does not come with an option to change from MPT to MSC mode which for some reason some computers will not recognize.

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Re: No computer recognition

It is not on your computor you have to go to settings on the player scroll down to usb mode and change it there. I did and I still can not get it to be reconized. I am still having trouble get my computor to see it, it just says that it is unknown decive.

Posted on Jan 02, 2008

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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 the programs follow instructions.......( 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

Feb 17, 2011 | SanDisk Sansa e260 MP3 Player

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Sansa e260 mp3 not recognised as a device on my computer

An Update: that yellow square means that it is not recognised, I missed it on the first read through. It means you do not have the required driver to run this application. First port of call is Microsoft Support and see if they have any thing, else Google it and try to find a free one that supports your player. Sorry about my previous post.

Jan 01, 2010 | SanDisk Sansa e260 MP3 Player

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My sansa e260 v2 is not dettedcted by my pc

If its working fine then goto settings and change the USB mode to MSC rather than MTP otherwise you can also try updating your windows media player to 10 or above to support MTP devices.

Sep 01, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa e260 MP3 Player

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Sansa c250 - How can I change from MSC mode to MTP mode?

From the Sansa c250’s Main Menu, go to Settings/USB/Auto Detect
or MSC to change the mode. Auto Detect settings will default to MTP mode.

Jul 24, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa e260 MP3 Player

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Cannot get my computer to recognize my sansa e260 player

On your Sansa Go to "Settings" then "System Settings" then "USB Mode," change it to MSC, now try connecting it. If that doesn't work try the other modes just in case.
Hope this helps!

May 01, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa Connect MP3 Player

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Computer(s) wont recognize sansa e260

i have the same SANSA e260.....and the same problem....its easy just turn on your sansa then push the menu botton, slide the wheel in the center and at the end of the options say USB enter there and change usb mode from MTP to MSC mode.....and ready

Jan 02, 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

Sep 06, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa e260 MP3 Player

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Cant switch to MSC on sansa e260

Try this instead:
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:
-Tha Mp3 Doctor

May 21, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa e260 MP3 Player

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My sansa media converter says "Transferring Media files to device failed" in mpt mode

try to uninstall the program, restart the computer . than install it again.

Jan 11, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa e260 MP3 Player

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Sansa e260 says connected but device not recognized

I agree with the above suggestion. Try setting the USB Mode under "Settings" on "MSC" on the Sansa. My computer would not recognize the e260 when the mode was set to "MTP"; works fine on "MSC".

Dec 27, 2006 | SanDisk Sansa e260 MP3 Player

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