Question about SanDisk Sansa Clip MP3 Player

1 Answer

MY CLIP IS A MESS!!

Hi, i hope you can help me. I got a Sansa clip 2 MB, it worked ok for 2 weeks, then it suddenly freeze. I couldn't turned it on for several days and when i finally did it, everything was a mess. My computer recognized the usb connection, but when i explore the folders i didn't find the songs i transfered but they showed on the screen (can't listen any of them, neither the songs that came with the mp3 nor the ones i saved). I tried to update the firmware, but it didn't work, the process never finished. The same happened when i tried to format the mp3, by the options in the menu, by the usb connection and also by the option in the Best Buy Player.
I can't erase, copy or do nothing with my clip, and the problem is that i got my clip as a gift when i was visiting my brother in USA but i live in Spain :(.
Pleeeeease help me, tell me what can i do!!
Thanks,
Kazy

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 8,596 Answers

The voltage differential between the US and Spain is huge - you might have fried it when it was charging.

but here are the "soft methods" you can use to be sure:
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

Posted on Jun 28, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How do I test for a poor ground wire as opposed to a bad ground wire?


One tiny wire has very little resistance. Turn up your Ohm meter to it's highest setting. Be sure to have it calibrated exactly the same for each test (zeroed out). The very good connection should read infinite but the tiny connection should show a tiny bit of resistance. It's difficult but not impossible. Get a friend to help so the resistance in your body doesn't affect the data. Use one hand and new clips.

Jan 23, 2015 | Audio Players & Recorders

1 Answer

My aftermarket radio won't play any music out but when I put my stock radio back in everything works fine the aftermarket radio worked for a few weeks but then it stopped playing music out recently Any...


think the amp may have blown this is the problem with some after market radio's with the same wiring code as yours. best just ot get the radio you want and buy the adapter kit for it.

Mar 23, 2014 | Audio Players & Recorders

2 Answers

Hi,Just purchased 2 antec gain Bluetooth receivers type bxr 100. Operating instructions are not included. Maybe it's just me, but i'm not succeeding in getting them to work. No lights at all when they


Make sure that the unit is fully charged by a micro USB the light on it will be red until it's fully charged put phone in search mode and press the center button until the light flashes red and blue after the phone finds it you should have an option to auto pair when it's not in use it will turn off when paired and working pressing either track button will start the music player then just play with the buttons and see what it does you can stop anything from the phone controls

Mar 18, 2014 | Antec BXR-100 Gry Audio...

1 Answer

HOW TO INSTALL GAMES IN MP6


Hi there:

Just as you do it on others, like phone. Click to install. No necessary for tutorial. Also could check this video...



Hope this helps.

Nov 14, 2012 | Audio Players & Recorders

1 Answer

I have a Shontek radio controlled clock. It ran fine for a couple of years, then the battery died. I install a new "Durcell" battery and it went through the motions of setting itself but was a...


Your radio should have come with a receiver of some sort for the radio signals to set itself. I had this same issue with my clock when the battery in the receiver died ... try replacing this too. It took me forever to figure out what it was because I had forgotten that it had its own radio receiver ... then once I remembered it existed, I had to find it, but replacing the battery fixed the problem. Hope that helps :-)

May 26, 2011 | Audio Players & Recorders

5 Answers

BOSe Wave Radio - Disk "not readable"


I had the same problem with the disk unreadable error and took my unit to a authorized repair dealer about 100 miles from where I live to have it fixed. It ended up costing me about $300 to have the CD unit totally replaced which is almost as much as I paid for the unit in the first place. I am like a lot of you that used the CD very little although the unit was about 3 years old. I think Bose has a problem and would like us to think it is very rare. I bought a Lifestyle surround system about 14 years ago that has a CD and have never had a problem with it so needless to say I am very disappointed in the Wave II Radio/CD system. I am fairly certain the problem will occur again, but only time will tell.

Mar 03, 2008 | Bose Wave Radio

7 Answers

A/C Adapter Noise and Interference


I just got my radio and home kit today, the hi pitched noise is awful so I looked online and found you.  I finally hooked the car adapter into a wall plug adapter and volla- NO NOISE!  Whew. It's a $9 adapter I got for my ipod car adapter....just has a hole to plug in the car adapter and you plug it into the wall.  
...good luck

Feb 24, 2007 | Delphi Roady XT XM Radio Receiver

Not finding what you are looking for?
SanDisk Sansa Clip MP3 Player Logo

72 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top SanDisk Audio Players & Recorders Experts

kakima

Level 3 Expert

100140 Answers

Jazz Boyce
Jazz Boyce

Level 1 Expert

728 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

Are you a SanDisk Audio Player and Recorder Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...