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Bad Song caused screen to go blank!

Hi guys, my Sansa e250 told me this afternoon that I had a bad song and stopped playing. Soon the screen went dark, but left the blue scroll light on. I was able to turn the phone off, but when I tried to turn it back on it just went back to the black screen, w/ the blue scroll. So I left it on the rest of the day, and the phone did indeed die. After that I plugged it into my computer to charge, again NOTHING! Please can anyone help me! Thank you in advanced.

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Move the button HOLD switch ON,to see orange.Hold down REC button and with the REc button holding down,connect the player to the computer.this is Recovery Mode.If your computer recougnize your plaer like 16mbFormat,everything is ok,in this case do as i say in the following text.(if it doesn't been recougnized by the computer...i can't help you)Go to START-PROGRAMS-ACCESORIES-NOTEPAD.IN the new text notepad,do not write anything,go to file-save as.In the box "Save as type" select "all files" and in the box "file name" write :sansa.fmt
Save the notepad file on desktop and copy it in your "16mbFormat"sansa player in recovery mode.16mbFormat is the name of your player in recovery mode wich you will find in My computer.Do not copy anything at there.like music or other files.after that disconect your player and enjoy.this is FORMAT in Recovery MOde.

Posted on Feb 14, 2008

  • Ionescu Cosmin Feb 14, 2008

    send me an e-mail and tell me if you succesfuly fix the problem.or if it persist.

    sendrescu_cosmin@yahoo.com

    i have a serious problem too with my sansa e250,but,if i can help,to fix your's,it's good for me!:)my english is not so well

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