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Sansa Media Converter will not convert MP3

I just bought a Sansa e200. I went to the recommended site and d/l Media Converte. When I try to convert downloaded MP3 files, I get an error msg. sying I may not have the correct codec. Windows Media Player has no problem playing the MP3 files. I download another Media Converter from Fixya and I'nm receiving the same error msg! There has to be a fix for this but I can't find it. Need some help here pls.

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  • Anonymous Jun 02, 2008

    i make a folder and the add the video that i want to the folder, but then when i drag the video to Sansa Media Converter it says that you need to installthe correct codec!!

  • nyongyan Sep 09, 2008

    I get an error message, when I try to convert mp3 files using Sansa Media Converter. The error mentioned a codec that is needed for the conversion.

  • Anonymous Jan 06, 2009

    when i try to convert videos i get a message saying that the file couldn't be imported and that i need to install the corredt codec first.

  • Anonymous Jan 08, 2009

    I'm trying to convert a media file that is listed in the converter's list of media types, but it is still asking for the correct codec!

  • Anonymous Mar 06, 2009

    i can't put videos on my sansa fuze

  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2009

    Worthless posts. Why is it so hard to put video on sansa product. Im done..Ill buy the quality products. Codec this..codec frustrating. Not worth the small amount of money saved for this frustration..



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I went back and re-read the manual (phamplet) I downloaded the MP3 files directly into the e200. Works great now.
Like I said. DUH

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I make a folder then i find the video i want and drag it into sansa media converter and it says you need to install the correct codec

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