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My sansa e250 wouldnt format!!!

I repeat all over again the same steps i read here,but it keeps saying that there not space for music DB and that i need to free 6mb of space!
whats going on!!!
i downloaded a firmware from the manufacturers site,opened it with my sansa in recovery mode and all,and i created in the 16mbformat folder that necessary files, what is going on!!!!
i wont format!!!!!!

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You go to Start, Which is at the bottom right of your screen, then you click music, then you click what kind of mp3 player, or Ipod you have. There you have it

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Switch your Sansa E260 to its Recovery Mode:

1. Make sure the player is powered off
2. Enable the "Hold" switch (located on the top of the player). You would know it's enabled when you see the "orange-colored" surface
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Step 4:
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I hope this helps.

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