Question about SanDisk (SDCZ4-000-A15) MP3 Player
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: recovery mode
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.
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
-Tha Mp3 Doctor
Posted on May 23, 2008
i have trouble trying to install this sansa mp3 to my computer to put music on it and i have itunes so i dont know if it can go on there and my songs can be draged from there to the mp3 sansa of not so i need to know if and how i can install the sansa mp3
Posted on Jun 09, 2008
when i start my sansa e260 that shows a black screen and on that screen a message will apper ( LOAD MAIN IMAGE FAILED SWITCH TO RECOVERY MODE ) please tell me about that problem and what i can solve this problem please tell me a good way to solve this problem. thanks
Posted on Jul 11, 2008
SOURCE: sandisk sansa e260r
if you still have the software that came with it (and installed) plug your sansa into your computer....the software should recognize it...then look for a button that says "repair" or "format" im not familiar with the exact program but i know your problem all too well...*shudder* what that will do is it will REMOVE all the songs from the sansa...but if their still on your computer you should be fine...then it reinstalls the firmware(the codes and software that make it work) then you just have to re-addall your music and your all set :) if this doesnt work feel free to repost here :P
Posted on Feb 05, 2009
You can go to the sandisk website and click on support then downloads. Then select your product. Here is a quick link to the downloads page. This is for the drivers and firmware update. Hope this helps you. http://www.sandisk.com/DriverDownload/index.asp
Posted on Mar 08, 2009
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