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Broken lol windows media player says the music is on my sansa c240 but nothing is in the files or on the mp3 player an error report says i should reset my mp3 player how do i reset it tho i lost the instructions???

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Re: broken lol

Try a hard reset.

Press and hold vol + and select for 20 seconds.

If that doesnt work, you can try holding the power button for 30 seconds.

Try to restart after either trial.

If that doesnt work, you can call support and they can troubleshoot it for you.

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Posted on Jan 27, 2008

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My sansa device does not recognise songs in it

MP3 players can only play music files in mp3 file format.You can download mp3 music files from the Internet toyour computer and then copy them to your MP3 player.For your CD collection, you need to convert your CDs tomp3 music files onto your computer or download them from the Internet and thencopy them to your MP3 player after you have connected the USB cable tothe MP3 player and the computer.
You can do this using Windows Media player and Rip the CDs - Media Player willcreate a MP3 music file for each music track.Click on this link for instruction on converting musicfiles to mp3 file format :-

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How to I start the c240 up it My computer doesnt

On Windows XP, when you open My Computer, the Sansa C240 shows up at the bottom, under "Other". Because of DRM restrictions, you cannot copy media files to the C240 using Windows Explorer. You have to use Windows Media Player to sync playlists to the C240 (WinAmp can do it also).
I also suggest that you check out RockBox. It's an alternative operating system for portable media players and they have a version for the Sansa C240. It will give you some additional functionality.
As far as I can tell, to copy files to the microSD card (if you're using one) you have to use a media card reader, then insert the card into the C240.

Mar 17, 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.

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Cannot see music files on my comp

try connecting it to another computer to sort out the problem is between your computer and player

Feb 08, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa c240 MP3 Player

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Files on my sansa c240.

Not Mac compatible - sorry; you will get the internal drive to show up, but the files may or may not show up; they may or may not transfer

Jul 05, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa c240 MP3 Player

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My computer doesn't recognize the Sansa c240

The songs are in the wrong format - convert them to mp3
Read my "Tips and Tricks" on song formats for more detailed info

Mar 31, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa c240 MP3 Player

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Music not recognizing

reading from other posts, it's perhaps because you transferred them in one mode (prob MTP?) and are attempting to view thru your PC in different/MSC mode.

Mar 09, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa c240 MP3 Player

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Can not view my music files on my laptop (but can on my desktop)

Get the latest firmware upgrade - this player wasn't originally designed with WMP 11 in mind. Also, make sure the laptop has the folders "My Documents" and "My Music" on it - this is primarily where WMP reads from.

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Any service other than iTunes should work. Napster and Yahoo! music service easily let you sync files directly to the Sansa player.

Oct 09, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa c240 MP3 Player

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use free software soundforge

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