Question about SanDisk Sansa e260 MP3 Player

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Power problem Didn't switch off the player, battery drained out. Its not getting charged, detecting and power on. Tried for charging long hours. Please provide appropriate solution.

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  • Anonymous May 29, 2008

    I'm having the same problem. I charge it in the car and it never fully charges. I've only listened to 2 songs and the power is down again to the red bar.

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Possibly hardware, but:

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 30, 2008

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USB Cable Make sure that the USB cable is properly plugged in and use the original cable that came with your player. Try a USB plug o the back of the computer. These plugs have more power available.
Computer in Hibernation mode Make sure the computer isn't entering hibernation or sleep mode while the device is connected. The computer must be ON in order to charge your player. Check you screensaver and power settings.
USB Port 2.0 Make sure the player is connected to a USB 2.0 port (1.1 occasionally causes charging problems).
Battery Make sure the battery is fully charged. It takes approximately 3 hours to fully charge the battery.
Latest firmware Depending on what Sansa player you have, make sure it's up to date with the latest firmware.
AC charger (optional) AC chargers (sold separately) have a 500-1000 milliamp max output, which provides much better charging ability than a USB port. These accessories are available on our online store.
Next try and reset the player. Resetting the player: 1. Slide and hold the Power switch up for approximately 20 seconds. 2. Release the Power switch. 3. To turn the player on, slide the Power switch up then release instantly.
Once it is back working, go to the SanDisk support site and get the updater program and update your firmware.

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Make sure the player is fully charged.
  • 1. Connect the player to your computer.
  • 2. Make sure the computer detects the player.
NOTE: If needed, switch the player to MSC mode,
  • 1. Turn device OFF.
  • 2. Slide the Hold switch down to Lock (orange color showing).
  • 3. Press and hold the center button while connecting the device to the PC.then connect it to the PC. Next Be sure the battery is charged
  • 1. Leave the player connected for approximately 2 hours to charge.
  • 2. Disconnect the player from the PC.
  • 3. Verify if you can turn on the player.
  • 4. Reset the player if necessary. To reset the player:
  • 1. Press and hold the Power/Menu button for approximately 20 seconds.

  • 2. Release the Power/Menu button.
  • 3. Press the Power/Menu button again to turn on the player.
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Make sure the player is fully charged.
  • 1. Connect the player to your computer.
  • 2. Make sure the computer detects the player.
NOTE: If needed, switch the player to MSC mode,
  • 1. Turn device OFF.
  • 2. Slide the Hold switch down to Lock (orange color showing).
  • 3. Press and hold the center button while connecting the device to the PC.then connect it to the PC.
Next Be sure the battery is charged
  • 1. Leave the player connected for approximately 2 hours to charge.
  • 2. Disconnect the player from the PC.
  • 3. Verify if you can turn on the player.
  • 4. Reset the player if necessary.
To reset the player:
  • 1. Press and hold the Power/Menu button for approximately 20 seconds.
  • 2. Release the Power/Menu button.
  • 3. Press the Power/Menu button again to turn on the player.
If that does not do it, re-seat the battery: Then try and see if it will come on with out the battery but hooked to your computer.

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Make sure the player is fully charged. 1. Connect the player to the PC. 2. Make sure the computer detects the player.
NOTE: If needed, switch the player to MSC mode, to switch the player to MSC mode
1. Turn device OFF. 2. Slide the Hold switch down to Lock (orange color showing). 3. Press and hold the center button while connecting the device to the PC.then connect it to the PC. Skip this step if you think it is charged. Next Be sure the battery is charged 1. Leave the player connected for approximately 2 hours to charge. 2. Disconnect the player from the PC. 3. Verify if you can turn on the player. 4. Reset the player if necessary. To reset the player: 1. Press and hold the Power/Menu button for approximately 20 seconds. 2. Release the Power/Menu button. 3. Press the Power/Menu button again to turn on the player.
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Make sure the player is fully charged. 1. Connect the player to the PC. 2. Make sure the computer detects the player.
NOTE: If needed, switch the player to MSC mode, 1. Turn device OFF. 2. Slide the Hold switch down to Lock (orange color showing). 3. Press and hold the center button while connecting the device to the PC.then connect it to the PC. Next Be sure the battery is charged 1. Leave the player connected for approximately 2 hours to charge. 2. Disconnect the player from the PC. 3. Verify if you can turn on the player. 4. Reset the player if necessary.
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Without warning and without any impact or damage, it just stopped working, no power, nothing. And it's not a battery issue, the battery was almost completely charged.


Try and reset again. 
1. Slide and hold the Power switch up for approximately 20 seconds.
2. Release the Power switch.
3. To turn the player on, slide the Power switch up then release instantly.

Part 2 - Make sure the player is fully charged. 
1. Connect the player to the PC. 
2. Make sure the computer detects the player. 
NOTE: This part is important:, switch the player to MSC mode, then connect it to the PC.  3. Leave the player connected for approximately 2 hours to charge. 
4. Disconnect the player from the PC.  5. Verify if you can turn on the player.  6. Reset the player if necessary one more time. 

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Hello,

When the Fuze can be switched on:
1. slide the power on switch shortly upwards to put the player on
2. hold the power on switch upwards for 15-20 seconds
3. release the power switch
Next try to switch the player on and see if it reacts normally.
Switch the player off again and try charging again, making connection to a computer.

When charging still doesn't start, disconnect the player from the computer:
4. slide the power switch downwards into the lock position,
forcing MSC mode
5. connect the player to the computer for charging in MSC mode
for a about 3 hours.
6. while charging use the Sansa Firmware Updater to check for
updates. When not installed already download the Sansa Updater
and run this execute file.
Updates for the player can only be performed in MSC mode.
The updater only works when you're logged in to the computer having administrator's rights and running Windows operating system.

MSC mode means that the computer sees the player as a removable disk. When in MSC mode, always disconnect through the icon "safely remove hardware" in the right corner below of the computer screen.


When the display of the player doesn't react at all after the reset and charging procedure, the battery of the player can:
a. be too far empty or
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The load of the power supply from the USB ports might be to weak to get the player charged.
When point a. is the case, an extra power adapter connected to a wall socket, providing more power, could help.
When the battery has had many loads it can be at its end of duty cycle. Then battery replacement will be required.

Need more help ? Just post a comment.

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plug your usb to your computer and try to see if your computer can detect it.
then you can try and reset it again.

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