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M230 problem... I tried to delete some songs from the Sansa and replace them with others this morning. After doing so, I tried t turn it on and listen while at work and when I turn it on it says SanDisk (logo) and is says "initializing". Then it goes from that to the startup screen and then back to the "initializing" screen. This continues until I pull the battery out. I can't even turn it off. When I plug into the usb cable, it just stays on the "initializing" screen and blinks every few seconds. Can you help? Tris

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  • LINDA OLSON Jul 04, 2008

    i DON'T KNOW HOW TO DELETE SONGS FROM PLAYER

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Use Windows Media Player to delete

These are the most common methods for recovering Sandisk's Sansa Mp3 Players. I have been almost universally successful in recovering Sansa players using one or a combination of these methods. These methods do not work if you are having synchronization or music format issues - they are for recovering a player that will not power up, freezes, flashes, is not recognized by the computer, and a host of other issues.

Reset the Sansa Player first. On most models, restart is done by holding the power button in for 15 seconds or longer. Check your specific manual to be sure. The manuals are available from the Sansa website if they have been misplaced.
Download the Sansa Recovery Tool from the Sansa website.
Format - Erases Everything: Connect your Sansa player to the computer and open Windows Media Player. Click on the Sync tab. Pull down the drop down menu underneath the Sync tab by moving your cursor over the Sync tab and left clicking on the little black arrow underneath the Sync tab. Highlight "Sansa 1GB" (wording may vary slightly), and then select "Format." - this should erase everything.
Firmware Upgrade- Erases Everything: Get the latest firmware upgrade from Sansa - it updates the firmware and erases every song in the player all at once. Note: this method doesn't work if already have the latest firmware. Go to this website and click "Firmware Updater" to find out: http://www.sandisk.com/DriverDownload/driverList.asp
If these fail, then:
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.
If you get the problem where MTP Device keeps popping up continuously, uninstall the “MTP Device” by going to Start à Control Panel àSystem à Hardware à Device Manager (you computer may vary slightly, depending on Windows Version).
You may have to restart your computer after each of these methods to get them to work properly. Disconnect your Sansa player BEFORE shutting down your computer.
-Tha Mp3 Doctor

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How do i delete songs?


1. connect it to your computer (through usb)
2. go to "my computer"
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4. select the songs you want to delete and click DEL (or drag them into the trash can)

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hook it up to your computer with the usb cable that was included with the mp3 player. now just go into the mp3 player in the My Computer folder and then just delete the songs off the Mp3 player.

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Hello,

Connect your sansa to the computer and then explore the drive and delete . also empty the recycle bin not to occupy space from your computer storage.

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To free space on it all you have to do is delete a few songs.

To delete songs:
Plug it into your computer, launch Windows Media Player and click the "Sync" tab. A list of songs in the player will appear in folders on the right side of the screen. Expand the folder if you need to, then right-click on each song you want to remove from the player and click "Remove From Device". Hope this helps you

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Use Windows Media Player to do the deletions.

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