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Sansa clip 2 gig computer doesnt find

Ive tried just about everything listed,

my computer doesnt seem to see that my sansa clip is plugged in, it doesnt do anything when i plug it in. the sansa clip only says its charging, it doesnt acknowledge that its plugged into the computer...

i have formatted it, i have reset it to factory, i installed the sansa updater and firmware, i installed i think its called mtp or mtk porting kit from microsoft.com, san disk tech support had me install kb940199 from microsoft,com... im not sure what else to try!

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This is the method that will force Windows to recognize the Sansa: 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.

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You have 2 ways to transfer your songs from your computer to your sansa clip:
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2. Using Windows Media Player: open windows media player, plug sansa clip into computer, click on Sync tab, select songs that you want to sync, drag and drop song selected into "Sync list" on the right side of the windows media player (you should update wmp11), then click on button Start Sync.

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1. turn sansa clip on
2. slide to "hold"
3. press and hold center button do NOT let go...
4. plug in the connector cable
5. wait until computer recognises Sansa device
6. let go of center button
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if that doesnt work you will need to go to the sandisk website to update the firmware on your device..
let me know if you anymore questions..
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i tell you connect to the computer your device
and right click on your device and format it
and refill the songs

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