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Hi, My Sansa clip is not recognizing when it it connected to the computer. It does not say writing like it used to. And my screen does not come on when it is not charging. When the charger is connected, my screen is very light, making it hard to see. I already tried to format the player, but that just erased everything that was on there. Please help if you can.

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Get the firmware update from Sansa's website, and then restart your computer.
http://www.sandisk.com/Retail/DriverDownloads.aspx

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My computer does not recognize my sansa clip


font.f1 {font: 12.0px Times} Hello and thanks for contacting FixYa Technical Support.

Anytime there is an issue where your Sansa clip is not recognized by your computer, run the firmware update for your version of Operating system (Windows, Mac or Linux)

Firmware is software for the hardware itself, so if there is a case, where the hardware connecting via a USB port like your Sansa clip is not recognizing, going to the manufacturer's website and updating the firmware for their specific product you purchased, is a step in the right direction.

For your benefit, I have provided the link to the Sansa Support page, where you can download and install the most current firmware update for your Sansa Clip.
Download Sansa Firmware Updater

Also, for regular operation of your Sansa clip, make sure you are following these steps for use of this device:
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  1. Turn on the Clip
  2. Put the device in Hold (move Hold button until orange is showing)
  3. Press and hold the Center Button
  4. Plug the mini-USB connector into the device (be sure the USB is plugged into the computer)
  5. Wait for the Clip drive to mount
  6. Follow instructions below and drag files to the Clip drive
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Let me know if this helps.

Regards,

-Mactechtrainer

Apr 28, 2010 | SanDisk Sansa Clip MP3 Player

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I unplugged my sansa clip while it was writing is there anything i can do to fix it holding the power switch to reset it does not do anything and when plugged into the computer it is not recognized by the...


How to reset the Sandisk Sansa Clip MP3 Player:

Hold down the Power/Resetbutton for about 15 seconds to perform a normal reset.

Otherwise, drain the battery completely by forcing it on until the rechargeable battery is completely drained: this will reset the unit completely.

Dec 19, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa Clip MP3 Player

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Sansa clip sandisk 2gb won't charge. Thought it was low and after plugging it in to computer overnight it wasn't fully charged but worked the next morning but suddenly died. Now it won't charge. Sansa...


I had the same problem this morning, albeit with my 8G Clip. Nothing worked -- the thing seemed dead as roadkill -- until I found a link about "forcing MSC mode." Basically, it told me to hold down the center button while plugging my Clip into my computer using my USB cable. Suddenly, boom! It's awake and alive and happy again. I'm unsure how that works, but that did it for me.

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Cannot connect


Did you run the installation CD before you plugged the mp3 player into the computer? If not, disconnect the mp3 player from computer, uninstall all the Sansa software on your computer, and reinstall the software from the installation CD.

If the uninstall/reinstall fails, update the firmware on the player from Sandisk's website.

Good luck!

-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Feb 12, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa Clip MP3 Player

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go to control panel and click on portable media devices note:will not work on windows xp even if you downgrade to classic using a disk

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try connecting it to other USB slots!!

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Kindly provide me a driver of sanDisk Sansa® Clip MP3 Player driver for window xp as it is not found in installation CD.

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