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My sansa clip 2 gb doesn't work , when i plug the usb cable my sansa starts charging battery but I can't pass songs to my sansa because it doesn't recognize it , what do I do?

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Hi


Try and reset the player by inserting a pointed object inside the small hole, press and hold for 5-10 seconds to let the player reset. If this doesn't work then connect the player with the computer and let it charge for a while. Now go to control panel-> administrative tools-> computer management/system management-> storage, check if you are able to see the mp3 player here. If it is visible then try a reset and try again. If not then reset the player while it is connected with the system. This will resolve your issue.


Hope this helps...


Posted on Sep 14, 2010

  • frodoboy2 Sep 14, 2010

    sorry for the stupid question but... is the hole the one in the top part of the player? if so I just stick a pointy object and push for 10 seconds , does it need to be connected to the cpu too? thx for the help.

  • Daniel Scott
    Daniel Scott Sep 14, 2010

    Hi

    Please check if your Mp3 player is being recognised by your computer by following this path-- control panel-> administrative tools-> computer management/system management-> storage, check if you are able to see the mp3 player here. If it is visible then try a reset and try again. If not then reset the player while it is connected with the system.

    Thanks
    Daniel

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