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Cannot See Music Files on m200 Sansa

I've had this mp3 player for years and recall setting it up by dragging & dropping the files as per the instructions. I haven't tinkered with the playlist for a long time and the computer I used to set it up has died since then. Anyway, I have Windows XP and while the device appears in Explorer, there are only three folders "Audible", "Record", and "Config", none of which appear to have any files in them.

The player works fine and plays my music, but I can't see the music files. Any ideas?

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  • mzatwork Jun 26, 2008

    Thanks, I did make sure I had 'show hidden folders and file' selected and that the device was in its MTP mode. Still no luck. Just the three empty folders. Any other suggestions? I appreciate the help.

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Swithc from msd to mtp to uncover hidden files - also make sure you do not have hidden folders option selected in Windows itself

Posted on Jun 26, 2008

  • Corey Knoettgen
    Corey Knoettgen Jun 26, 2008

    Actually, try the opposite of what I suggested before - switch the USB Mode to Auto Detect, and see if the folders appear.

    Here is a link to the discussion in Sandisk's official forum - you may want to comb these if switching to auto-detect doesn't work. You would think, with the forums being on Sandisk's website, that they would have a definite person who could answer all such questions - but alas, they do not for any of their models:
    http://forums.sandisk.com/sansa/board/me...


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