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My computer doesn`t see my mp3

When i plug the mp3 in it make that "ding" sound but is not show up.I can`t put music on it because my computer doesn`t see him.

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  • Anonymous Apr 04, 2008

    My computer doesn't recognize my Sansa Clip MP3 player. I can't put music on it. help!

  • Anonymous Apr 08, 2008

    My computer is not recognizing my sandisk clip player.

  • brent a mess Apr 08, 2008

    my computer does not see my sansa clip. any solutions out there ?

    bb
    please email me.

  • barb07n Apr 08, 2008

    I am having problems getting the computer to let me put music on my mp3 player

  • Curtis Poier May 11, 2008

    my mp3 player is new straight out of the box. Iam trying to install the drivers and necessary updates. I think i did all that but my computer still doesn't recognize my player . Iam trying to charge it up by plugging it into the usb port. The player flashes on its screen with a message "safe to disconnect" then seems to turn off for about 20 sc.Come back on,repeat.

    what is going on here? The player is rca 4GB flash mp3 player.

  • Anonymous Sep 07, 2008

    I have the same problem. It is a sandisk 2 GB mp3 player

  • Anonymous Sep 08, 2008

    same problem

  • waltye Sep 25, 2008

    will not appear on the sendto folder

  • lorena820 Dec 03, 2008

    my sansa clip wont work when i plug it in it only work on my ps3 xbox360 and wiiit sucks

  • Anonymous Apr 06, 2009

    I TrY To PuT MuSic On My Mp3 PlAyEr BuT NoThInG CoMeS Up It jUsT mAkEs A sOuNd AnD tHaT iS aLl NoThInG eLSe HaPpeNs

  • Anonymous Apr 08, 2009

    when i go to my computer sansa folder or portable files are not there i can't download songs in my mp3 because of that.

  • ed reed Apr 08, 2009

    it makes the ding sound but nothing happens

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Comment by vickisanchez, posted on Mar 19, 2008 IT FINALLY WORKS !!!!

Sandisk Tech support had me do the following:

- Turn it OFF
- Put it in the HOLD position
- HOLD the center button IN while plugging into USB port, continue to hold for 5 to 7 sec even after plugged in.
At this point MY COMPUTER recognized it. And it worked.

He also had me to:

- go to WWW.MICROSOFT.COM
- In the upper right hand search bar, type in MTP PORTING KIT
I did this and downloaded the first one. Now my Sansa Clip work perfect. I wish I would have talked to him last week before I returned the last one, for the same reasons.

If this does not help call the 1-800 # , opt #4, and ask for GUY (yes that is really his name) out of 5 or so calls to Tech Support he is the only one who knew what he was doing, and how to actually HELP.
GOOD LUCK

Posted on Apr 29, 2008

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