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Sansa e260 hey my sansa mp3 player doesnt show the main menu when i turn it on.it just says "load main image failed,switch to recovery mode." i need someone to tell me how to fix it asap

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You need to do the following:
1. Go to recovery mode by setting the hold mode to hold ,then press record button and power/menu button.
2. Connect to computer with USB cable as per meassage on sansa
3.Download an mi4 file from http://daniel.haxx.se/sansa/mi4.html for your model
4. copy this mi4 file to the 16MB partition that appears for your sansa.
5. Disconnect then power down and on again.

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