Question about SanDisk Sansa c200 MP3 Player

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Sandisk 240 stuck in

The MP3 plyer say "refresh database" and will not function. Took battery out and back in, turned on and get the same thing...HELP

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  • Anonymous May 05, 2008

    cant get data base to refresh

  • lostinthemid May 13, 2008

    I have the same problem and i cant seem to figure out how to reformat it using windows media player as sugested any help would be nice.

  • Avergjo May 16, 2008

    I purchased the C200 as refurb there was no disk the computer see's it but itcan't find the proper drivers without a disk

  • bigrey May 11, 2010

    HOW DO I FORMAT MY PLAYER USING TH PLAYER IT SELF

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It sounds like your player firmware may have been corrupted....

There are two ways you can solve the problems you are having...
1) format the device using the windows media player (NOT MY COMPUTER)...
2) Format the player using the player itself

In addition to that get the latest firmware upgrade from sandisk..

http://sandisk.com/Retail/Default.aspx?CatID=1376

Hope that solve the problems

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