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How do i reset my sansa c240 mp3 player?

I just ran out of memory to store some new songs i have on my pc so i want to delete all of my old songs and put in the new 1s. someone help me please

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Re: How do i reset my sansa c240 mp3 player?

If you go under settings there is a reset there. You should also be able to access your songs from your PC when u plug in your USB & could delete songs there. Might also want to look into getting a micro SD if u don't already have one. Good luck!

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Does sansa c240 mp3 player need to be turned on before plugging into computer to delete songs?

It doesn't matter. If it's off, it'll turn on automatically when it recognizes the computer connection.

Jun 06, 2010 | SanDisk Sansa c240 MP3 Player


Hey i have a prbleme wit my sansa e280 i can put songs on my sansa with windows...

Part II - Windows Media Player by Tha Mp3 Doctor

The instructions in these pages, which are largely links, pertain to Windows Media Player 10 and 11 only.

Windows Media Player is made by Microsoft. The general help page for Windows Media Player is:

Through this link, you can enter a variety of search terms that will help you find what you are looking for (exs.: “add files to my mp3 player”; “delete files from my mp3 player,” etc.)

Important Vocabulary:

The code word for “mp3 player” in Windows Media Player is “DEVICE” or “portable device”

The code word for adding files is “SYNC,” “syncing,” or “synchronizing”

The code word for copying files from CD is “RIP,” or “ripping”

The code word for files stored on both My Computer and my Mp3 player (when it is connected to the computer) is “LIBRARY”

To add files (SYNC) to your mp3 player using Windows Media Player 10:

To add files (SYNC) to your mp3 player using Windows Media Player 11:

To delete files from your mp3 player using Windows Media Player 10:

To delete files from your mp3 player using Windows Media Player 11:

My Directions:

1. Connect your mp3 player to the computer

2. Open Windows Media Player

3. Click on the icon of your Mp3 player on the left-hand side of the Library

4. Click on the Songs, Tracks, or other Music Folder

5. Find a song or songs that you want to delete

6. Left-click the song once to highlight it

7. Press the “Delete” button on your computer’s keyboard

To copy (RIP) files from CD to Mp3 player using Windows Media Player 10:

To copy (RIP) files from CD to Mp3 player using Windows Media Player 11:

on Nov 24, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa c240 MP3 Player

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Am unable delete song...they do not show up on my computer either

I have a dffierent mp3 player Colby with a usb and I had the same problem. Try deleting the songs from the device itself. If you go into folder view if you havet hat option and choose the song it says to play or delet, at least that is what mine says. It may take awhile to do it one song at a time, but you should have the option of deleting the songs from the actual mp3 player.

I also had minenot show up, mine was do to deleting some of the software off of the player to make more room for songs. I never used podcasts and other files that came on it, so after I deleted them my songs stopped showing up. I just copy the songs to my mp3 player now, and delete them one by one. Hope this helps you.

May 18, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa c240 MP3 Player

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My mp3 says that i don't have anymore space, but it only shows 10

I'm not sure what you are asking, but maybe my experience can help you. I was using Windows 2000 (it has no DRM) and the Sansa C240 was displayed in Windows Explorer like a removable drive. I could copy and delete files in Windows Explorer. I switched to Windows XP and when I connected the C240, no files were displayed for it in Windows Explorer. I realized that XP had DRM and all the media files had to be transfered with Windows Media Player. When I opened WMP, it recognized the C240, but it didn't list any of the mp3 files I had already loaded on the C240. WMP asked if I wanted to delete all the media currently on the C240, but I clicked No. After that, WMP worked like the old files didn't exist. It would only delete files that had been copied to the C240 when it was synced.
I would recommend that you use Windows Media Player (or WinAmp) to delete all old media files on the C240 and use the sync button to copy and delete files from the C240. See Windows Media Player help for details.

Mar 15, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa c240 MP3 Player

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Delete all songs

try to locate the settings of your mp3 player and reset it to its factory settings and thats it.

Nov 28, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa c240 MP3 Player

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Deleting individual songs

Connect the Sansa to the computer.
On the computer, Go into Start --> all Programs --> Windows Media Player
When Windows Media Player is open, make sure you have version 10 or 11.
Find the icon of your Sansa on the left-hand side - click the plus sign next to the Sansa
Click on the songs folder
Click on a song name
Hit "delete" on your keyboard
The song is erased.

For instructions WITH pictures, go to and enter "Windows Media Player help" as your search term

-Tha Mp3 Doctor

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Sansa c240 MP3 Player 1GB froze

Attention: resetting the device will delete all the songs..

You can try to reset the device by pressing the power button for about 15 to 20 seconds..if that doesnt work I would recommend you to go to the sandisk site to update the firmware on your device or you can contact sandisk to they can help you with updating the firmware on your device..Please follow the link below to get the firmware

The number for sandisk is 1-866-726-3475
Please rate accordingly
Thank you

May 23, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa c240 MP3 Player

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Sandisk c240

try resetting the sansa player, if that dosent work then email sandisc a d ask them to give you a folder containing the system info.

Mar 22, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa m240 MP3 Player

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.dat format songs

They are not songs - they are critical system files -do NOT delete them

Feb 01, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa c240 MP3 Player

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