Question about SanDisk Sansa m230 MP3 Player

3 Answers

SanDisk Initializing I have sansa m230 and the screen shows INITIALIZING and my computer can not recognize my sansa m 230. What to do??? THANK YOU

Posted by on

  • 5 more comments 
  • Anonymous May 13, 2008

    My m230 wont goto the songs it will just say initializing

  • Anonymous May 22, 2008

    computer says it is installing new hardware and then get error message and it isn't recognised by computer, so can't download songs to it.

  • Anonymous May 22, 2008

    on the screen is writen avsl intenupdrng and my computer dont reconized my mp3 when connect please help me

  • Anonymous May 25, 2008

    same here .. willl they send a new one >>

  • s_chris07 Sep 14, 2008

    I have sansa m230 and the screen shows INITIALIZING

  • fastbeatz Sep 30, 2008

    pc dont recognize mp3


  • cubanricky35 Nov 05, 2008

    i cant put music on my divice all it said is sorry for the inconvinece

×

3 Answers

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 8,596 Answers

Try this: disconnect the player from the computer, turn it off, 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.

Posted on May 26, 2008

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

No puedo conectar el mp3 al pc que puedo hacer

Posted on Aug 21, 2008

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

My sandisk does not shows the initializing proces and may not read music saved, please show me what to do??

Posted on Sep 25, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I just plugged in my sansa m230 and loaded some songs on it. After I was done, I unplugged it and the screen keeps flashing back and forth from "initializing" to a screen that says " Sansa m230 512 MB". I...


ok, hold the power button for 20 seconds or more. it should do a power emergency shut off. wait ten seconds and then turn it back on. BAM! it should be good.

Sep 29, 2010 | SanDisk Sansa m230 MP3 Player

1 Answer

I unplugged it before it was done initializing...


You can try to reset the device by pressing the power button for about 15 to 20 seconds..if that doesnt work I would recommend you to go to the sandisk site to update the firmware on your device or you can contact sandisk to they can help you with updating the firmware on your device..Please follow the link below to get the firmware
http://www.sandisk.com/Retail/Default.aspx?CatID=1376

The number for sandisk is 1-866-726-3475
Please rate accordingly
Thank you
Computerrep

Oct 03, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa m230 MP3 Player

1 Answer

HDD not initializing


Try reformatting the drive from the computer, then reset all in the m230's menu. xlthim.

Jul 15, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa m230 MP3 Player

1 Answer

Sansa mp3 model m230 please help me


what i would recommend you to do is to uninstall that device from the system and reinstall it...then format the device inside WMP not from my computer....then go ahead and do the firmware upgrade on the device...then you shouldnt have any problems...you can contact me at computerrep@gmail.com

Dec 31, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa m230 MP3 Player

1 Answer

Pb for my sandisk m230 mp3 player


Same thing happened to me... try this...
1) disconnect all cables
2) turn power on (hold menu button until screen lights up)
3) Press "menu"
4) scroll down to "settings"
5) scroll down to "USB"
6) select "MSC" (default is probably auto detect - which I think there's a conflict with)
7) turn power off (holding the menu button down)
8) connect USB to computer and hopefully start loading files

I bought 2 of the 512 models, one didn't work... so I took it back and had to buy a 2gig model... got home and it didn't work! I tried the above for the new one and at least the computer recognizes it! Everything seems to work fine...for now...

Dec 03, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa m230 MP3 Player

1 Answer

Initializing/ Sansa loop


Please try this steps. Remove the battery from the player. Then enable the hold switch for it to show orange/red color connect the player to the computer. Right-click My Computer and click on Manage. Click on device manager and click on Universal Serial Bus Controllers, see if you have USB Mass Storage Device. Then see if you also have there Storage Volumes, right click on it and see if that is the player. If it is then click on Disk Management and try to format the player from there if it is visible if not you may have to replace the product.

Jul 21, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa m230 MP3 Player

2 Answers

Sandisk M230 not working


ok your first wuestion why is it at a initializing loop what hapened is when yuou had it in your computer and it was initializing you or someone else bumed it or droped it and something got nocked loose and your secend answer is if you have not already sone so reinstall your USB drives ~SP1Grim

Dec 10, 2006 | SanDisk Sansa m230 MP3 Player

1 Answer

My mp3 player doesn't work


My Mp3 dosn't work when i turn it on it says updating and when i put it on the charger it tells me instalzing i don't know what to do please help me.

Nov 27, 2006 | SanDisk Sansa m230 MP3 Player

1 Answer

San Disk Sansa m 230 512 MB


Your problem is probably beacause you accidently deleted "AudibleActivation.sys" from your "Audible"-folder. Format the sansa and then use "reset to factory settings" to make the file appear again. It might be a good idea to make a backup on your hard drive, just in case, and make the file hidden.

Oct 31, 2006 | SanDisk Sansa m230 MP3 Player

Not finding what you are looking for?
SanDisk Sansa m230 MP3 Player Logo

Related Topics:

247 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top SanDisk Audio Players & Recorders Experts

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

Gyula Lacz

Level 3 Expert

482 Answers

Sanath Kumar V

Level 3 Expert

684 Answers

Are you a SanDisk Audio Player and Recorder Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...