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Sansa wont turn on/isnt reconized

My sansa express suddenly stopped working. it turned off in the middle of a song, isnt reconized by my computer or the chrager that it came with that plugs into the wall. i can plug it into the usb of the computer but its not reconized, it only says connected, and only somtimes does it say that. other times i just has the blue dog. when i hold down the on button, "sandisk" apperars then the screen returns to being blank. what has happened to my sansa and can it be fixed? it is relitivly new from about june, i hadnt expected any problems.

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  • Anonymous Jan 03, 2008

    does not go on at all

  • tammyp8466 Jan 03, 2008

    we recently bought a sharper image mp3 and it shows the battery fully charged. when we turn it on it then shuts off. Please advise us on what the problem might be.

    Thank you, TammyP



    tammyp8466@hotmail.com

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I will recommend you to get a firmware upgrade for the device...if that doesnt do it, you will need to contact the manufacturer so they have RMA the device,usually update the firmware solve the problems you are having...

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Hello,

When the Sansa Express keeps freezing you can RESET the device using next step:
note:
The device can be either on or off, player NOT connected to the computer:
Press and hold the Volume Up (+) and Select buttons simultaneously for approximately 20 seconds.

When the "rebuilding database" message keeps coming back, the player will need an update.
Use the Sansa Firmware Updater (works on Windows only) or go for the matching download on the forum:
http://kb.sandisk.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/446/kw/database/p/555%2C662%2C687/r_id/101834
The Sansa Firmware Updater will contain the driver for the computer to perform a firmware update on your player [ METHOD 1 ].
When downloading the driver package manually, first put the driver "StMp3Rec.sys" in the correct folder on your computer. Next start the SansaExpressUpdater [ METHOD 2 ].
During this update, connection between player and the computer is based on MTP mode, Media Transfer Protocol: Drivers and software are needed to get access to the player.

The player could also be accessed in MSC mode, seeing the player as a removable disk. How to get connection in MSC mode, see next link:
http://www.machinist-toolbox.com/SansaExpress_MSC-Mode.pdf

Manual for Sansa Express:
http://mp3support.sandisk.com/downloads/um/express-userguide-en.pdf

Support site for the Sansa Express:
http://kb.sandisk.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/4487/session/L3NpZC9nWWpkcGYqag%3D%3D/sno/0#express

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Substitute REC for volume + in the following instructions:
These are the most common methods for recovering Sandisk's Sansa Mp3 Players. I have been almost universally successful in recovering Sansa players using one or a combination of these methods. These methods do not work if you are having synchronization or music format issues - they are for recovering a player that will not power up, freezes, flashes, is not recognized by the computer, and a host of other issues.

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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.
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