Question about SanDisk Sansa e260 MP3 Player

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The screen is turning white when I change song

I bought my sansa e260 about 2 years ago, it worked very well until yesterday.
It goes like this, yesterday i was listening to my music and the music stopped. Then the screen suddendly turned white. I reseted it and could listening to my music again, but when I change song the player froze and I reseted it one time again. So, each time I change song the screen turn white and the player stop to play.
The warranty is finished a long time ago, can I do something else than buy a new one?

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  • Nafuri-chan May 13, 2008

    Thanks for your solution
    I formatted it and it works like a charm
    I already had a copy of my mp3 software so I could copy it in my mp3 when it was formatted

    Now it's like nothing had happen to my precious sansa ^^

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Ive dont that and my screen is still blank
:(

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You could possibly try recovery mode?

or formatting it and starting over, see if that helps

easy way to format

1.Shutdown player
2.Hold Rec button
3.Turn player on
4.Plug your player into the PC
5.Go to My computer
6.Find a Icon named 16Mb Format
7.Open that and make a new text file
8.Name it sansa.fmt
9.unplug player and it will say Formatting.....
10.when its finished it will reset , or shut off, when its done turn it on and see if that helps

Posted on May 09, 2008

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