Question about SanDisk Sansa c250 (2 GB) MP3 Player (SDMX7-2048)
Hi - After plugging my c250 into my laptop it comes up with a window saying connecting to MTP media player. From this it gives the option to transfer using windows media player or take no action. I selected the media player option.
However after looking at the drives on my pc the C250 doesn't appear. I took a look at the device manager and it appears there and I'm told that the device is working properly.
I also noticed that on the C250 there is no option in the settings menu for USB.
The laptop is running XP professional.
BTW this has happened on at least 1 other PC I tried connecting to!
The Sansa C250 doesn't have a setting on the player to put it into USB, or MSC mode.
By default, it's always in MTP mode (Microsofts slow and crappy DRM enabled protocol).
You can force the player to connect to your computer by doing these 3 things:
1. Ensure that your player is OFF.
2. Set the Hold slider to LOCKed.
3. While holdind the "<<", (LEFT or Previous) button down, connect the c250 to your computer via the USB cord.
You should now see 2 new drives in your "My Computer" window. One drive is the c250's internal memory, and the other is it's microSD slot.
Posted on Dec 18, 2008
Go to settings - usb, and choose msc instead of automatic. reboot the player, and then connect it to the cable. that's it
Posted on Dec 26, 2008
You need to update your windows media player to at least 11..there are other drivers that is currently missing on your windows and installing windows media player 11 would get you all the other drivers needed....
Posted on Feb 08, 2008
I have installed WMP 11 and still my XP Pro system does not see the C250, I am begining to think that this player is junk and am regretting purchasing it.
I am trying it on the second computer and it still does not work.
My C240 works fine. I am thinking on getting rid of all my sandisk players and changing to a iPod!
Posted on Mar 22, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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