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Sansa view 8 gb

Hey i got a new sansa view 8gb and when i plug into the computer it says "hardware found" yet no menu appears but if i also go to my computer it dosent appear

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If you have trouble connecting your mp3 player to your computer, you can always try this --it definitely works on my computer;

1) turn on your mp3 player,
2) push the 'power slider' downward to put it on hold,
3) press on the left of the wheel as if you were to go to the previous song,
4) wait until the 'blue rectangle with the lock' flashes once,
5) plug in your mp3 player to your computer,
6) wait for a few seconds, and a menu should pop-up

hope this was helpful!

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I think I have a solution. If you're using Windows Media Player like you're supposed to, click the sync button in the top menu bar. if it says click here to sync device slick there and it'll pop up a menu telling you to name your Sansa and click ok and you should be good to go.

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