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I cant delete files from my Sandisk M250 mp3 player

I recently did a system restore on my pc, and now I cant delete the files from my mp3 player. Pc doesn't show the files anywhere. Its shows the amount of space left on the mp3 player, but nowhere can I delete the songs on it! I'm confused! Help me please!

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  • bencrowder Jun 01, 2008

    For some reason, I have 3 cd's that will not delete from my mp3 player. They are not visible on my drive and i can delete everything else. What's going on? They may be a different file type but I've tried everything to get rid of them.

  • yankeebest Jun 08, 2008

    I can't delete files either thru the pc or directly on the mp3 player.

    My windows media player doesn't show any options to format the mp3 player.



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Just called Scan Disk if the device got a setting wrong:
Turn the Scan Disk on:
Go to Setting;
Select USB
Change the selection to Autodetect

Go back to Windows Media player the songs should show up..Worked for me.

Posted on Jul 23, 2008

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Me too! I'm going to ask SanDisk. I can't delete my songs either and I put some stuff I had laying by just to make sure I understood how to sync them. I hate to think I'm stuck with them.

PS. I'm using Windows Media Player. Would it help to use juke box or something???

Posted on Jun 11, 2008

  • Petalsofgold Jun 11, 2008

    I noticed it said I found a solution. I must have posted wrong earlier. But I did find a solution that worked for me. Connect the player to the computer. Click Start, then My Computer, Then you will see Sansa m250 in your list of drives. Click that. Then you will see the playlists you created in Windows Media Player or the songs you added to the MP3. From there you can delete whole folders or just songs by opening the folders. When the player says "Connected USB" you can disconnect it. Then it will say "Finalizing Setup" or something like it. When that stops you have the songs you left.



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Hook up your mp3 player to your computer
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You can manually manage the music from My Computer>Device Name (m250)>MUSIC Folder.

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