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My sansa might have a virus

Whenever i plug in my sansa to my pc it says connecting, writing, connecting, writing, on and on and my charge bar gets frozen from time to time and when i turn it on all of my music is gone...plz help me

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Re: My sansa might have a virus

I would suggest that you reformat it.

To format it open up a My Computer window, and right click on theremovable storage deice that you using and then click format.

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Go ahead and do this, in case the DB is corrupted:
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:

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