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Royally screwed up e260

I've never had trouble with my sansa until recently, but now it won't let me put new music on it. I tried in Rhapsody and Windows Media Player, and neither one worked. Then, I tried formatting it and starting over, and it gave me a message that said "unable to complete formatting." Except I now have no songs on my sansa. Help!

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Try formatting it through the computer and through the the sansa alone.not sure if that will work but just a sujjestion

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Help! i have tried to download my copied cds through rhapsody & windows media player. nothing happens in rhapsody & windows gives me an error occurred message after each song when i try to copy to e260.
thanks for your input,
trish127

Posted on Mar 24, 2008

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Player stopped working with rhapsody


Uh, I had a similar problem which was extremely difficult to solve. What you want to do is reformat your entire MP3 player. YOU WILL LOSE ALL THE MUSIC ON YOUR SANSA. But you can simply resynch it.

http://mp3support.sandisk.com/tools/DeviceRecoverySetup.exe

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Uninstall the MTP device in your hardware device manager, or remove it using add/remove hardware in control panel

Then:
Try this: disconnect the player from the computer, hold in the volume + button, and reconnect the player to the computer while holding the volume + button in. Keep holding the volume + button for an additional 5-50 seconds. Windows should eventually go into recovery mode and revive the player- it will pop up a window that says Found New Hardware Wizard.
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Download the Sansa Recovery Tool from the Sansa website.
Format - Erases Everything: Connect your Sansa player to the computer and open Windows Media Player. Click on the Sync tab. Pull down the drop down menu underneath the Sync tab by moving your cursor over the Sync tab and left clicking on the little black arrow underneath the Sync tab. Highlight "Sansa 1GB" (wording may vary slightly), and then select "Format." - this should erase everything.
Firmware Upgrade- Erases Everything: Get the latest firmware upgrade from Sansa - it updates the firmware and erases every song in the player all at once. Note: this method doesn't work if already have the latest firmware. Go to this website and click "Firmware Updater" to find out: http://www.sandisk.com/Retail/DriverDownloads.aspx
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http://www.sandisk.com/DriverDownload/driverList.asp
-Tha Mp3 Doctor

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What are you using to transfer the music? Windows Media Player, Rhapsody? You can add to this question for more assistance. Best of Luck.

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I'm going to try this suggestion from Sansa:

Thanks again for calling SanDisk Technical Support. It is our goal to make sure you have all the resources you need to get the most from your product.

There may still be music hidden in Rhapsody mode that you can't see.

To find this music go to the Tools menu in the upper left corner from any open folder in Windows XP.

Choose the last option, Folder Options

A dialog box will appear, choose the View tab and you will see a list of options.

Find and select the Show hidden files and folders option. Then click Apply, then OK in that order.

This will make any hidden files on your computer visible.

Now open My Computer and double click on the mp3 player to open it.
You should see a few grayed out folders. We will be looking for MUSIC and SYSTEM.

Open the Music folder to see if there are files there to delete.

Open the SYSTEM folder and look for a second Music folder deleting this folder will free A LOT of space..all of the pre-loaded music for Rhapsody channels.

Disconnect the device and check the free space.

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