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Sansa shutting off during song

I'll be listening to a song and the music will suddenly stop. sometimes the song will come right back on if i hit play but sometimes it has shut down. it does this even when fully charged. i've tried locking it when i'm walking around in case i was accidentally hitting pause but it still does it

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This is normal for this player - it goes to sleep fairly quickly - se p.35 of manual to see how to change frequency of shut off

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  • " Are you sure the player is in MTP(plays for sure) mode when you transfer it? You can check by going to settings>usb mode on the player itself. I think it needs to be for you to use library files like that. " (This worked for me)
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or formatting it and starting over, see if that helps

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1.Shutdown player
2.Hold Rec button
3.Turn player on
4.Plug your player into the PC
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First, try this. Delete all the music that you have in your Sansa while it is connected to your computer (BESIDES Angel, Return of the Champion, Cobblestoned Waltz, and Babylon of the Orientals). Then, put in your CD's again and copy them all into a folder on your computer, and save them. Hit My Computer, and go into the folder with the CD's imported songs in it. Next, open Windows Media Player. Highlight by Shift+Clicking and Ctrl+Clicking the songs you want in the folder and right click on them and hit "Add to Now Playing List" in the drop-down menu. Then, go to Windows Media Player and hit the Sync tab, go to "Views" menu, click on the "Now Playing List" option, and drag all the songs into the Sansa tab on the right.


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well i had same problem try this
1.take all songs to computer (and pictures ,movies)
2.make sure your computer dont shows hidden(needed files) files.. if you are using xp or vista do this controll panel/folder options
3. delete all music,pictures,movies on your mp3/mp4 ( dont delete any thing other!! )
4.pull the music back to it
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