Question about SanDisk Sansa c250 (2 GB) MP3 Player (SDMX7-2048)

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Help! my sansa wont turn on.. but the blue ring is still glowing

Is there a way i can just reset it or to get the screen back on???.. i took it back to here i got it from (yesterday) and they told me they wouldnt take it back i soo i need help fixing it pronto!! im still charging it and still noo screen Iit wont turn on but the blue light stays on

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  • mrsukesh Jul 29, 2008

    Hi,
    Even i have exactly the same problem, it was working very fine till yesterday but suddenly the screen is not working (it remains black whatever i try to do) but the blue light is turning on, my computer is also not recognizing this player.
    Please help me fix this problem.


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Posted on Aug 02, 2008

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That's the same problem that i got.

Posted on May 01, 2009

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Just the blue ring, screen does not turn on


Hello,

Blue ring faillure could be solved, trying to reset the e250.
How to reset:
1. Press and hold the Power/Menu button for approximately 20 seconds.
2. Release the Power/Menu button.
3. Press the Power/Menu button again to turn on the player.


Only if the reset action above did not help,
reload and update to the latest firmware.

Installing firmware will erase all data from the player !

  • Step 1: Switch to MSC mode.

How to switch to MSC mode:
1. Turn device OFF.
2. Slide the hold switch to the direction of the headphone jack so an orange color would show putting the device on Hold.
3. Press and hold the ( |<< ) button while connecting the device to the PC.



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  • Step 2: Update to the latest firmware.

See next site for how to update the firmware:
http://kb.sandisk.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/306
Follow the information in the link.

The easiest way would be using the automatic Sansa Firmware Updater. Directly to the download Sansa Firmware Updater .

Need more help ? Just post a comment.

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  1. Slide the Power switch up and hold it for approximately 20 seconds.
  2. Release the Power switch once the device is powered down.
  3. Turn the device back on.
STEP 2 – Download and Install the Sansa Firmware Updater.

http://mp3support.sandisk.com/sansa/Application/SansaUpdaterInstall.exe

this is their instructions not mine, but i hope this helps you.

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Run the recovery tool from the SanDisk website. Make sure you select "format" when prompted.

http://www.sandisk.com/Assets/File/Downloads/firmware/e200fw01.00.12.exe

You need to put the device into "recovery mode" before you run the tool.

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- Slide the hold switch into "hold" position.
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