Question about SanDisk Sansa E280 MP3 Player

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No space for DB please delete more than 4 0mb

i'm in need of a small help...can any one fix my player's problem please..My player is SanDisk SansaE280 MP3 player....the problem is wat i wrote as the subject....

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  • rmuziotti Aug 14, 2008

    not enough space for music db please free 80mb

  • Anonymous Apr 26, 2009

    i need to delete 6 mb off my MD and deleting songs doesn't help at all.

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    Hektic1 May 07, 2009

    Im having trouble with my SanDisk SansaE280 MP3 player each time i start it up, A message appears it says not enough space for music DB free 6mb, OK well.. I have no music on it, just a couple of pictures, when i try to put it on the computer it doesnt work, it only recharges i put it on MSC mode, it doesnt work.



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Beware the following steps will completely reset your device to factory default and will delete any files you have placed on the device!
Be sure the device is OFF.
Slide the Hold switch atop the device to the right (orange showing).
Press and hold the REC button down while connecting to the PC. Keep the button held down until it pops up in the Windows Explorer( My computer) window, and the device says "welcome to Recovery Mode" on its screen.
A new icon will appear (in "my computer), labeled 16MB FORMAT.

Under NO circumstance, even if your PC "wants" you to, format this partition!! It will erase the firmware and bootloader of the device!

What we want to do is double-click the new icon labeled 16MB Format with your mouse to open its window, on a blank part of this new window right click and select New > Folder. Rename this new folder sansa.fmt and drop it into this 16MB partition.

The presence of a folder in there instructs the Sansa to perform a formatting operation.

Right click on the 16MB FORMAT partition logo, and select Eject. Then unplug. Your Sansa will format itself automatically.
Do not press any buttons on the device until formating is complete.

After formatting, then plug in again! Remember to flip the Hold switch back to OFF or you will get a key lock message, and the Sansa will shut down.

The Sansa should show up in the window.

This should restore normal USB communication. Then, you can establish an MTP connection.

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To delete songs from your device follow the steps below
You have to make sure that the device is on MSC mode...then make sure your device is plug in to the computer..Then go to programs - accesories - windows explorer, find the SanDisk in my computer, go to media, music and delete them from there.
Either under sync panel in your windows media player it will show your music when it's connected. just click the plus signs for what song you need to get rid of, right click and click delete.
To format it..on your device..go, setting and there should be a format option option there..let me know if that doenst work for you...
Hope this helps

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Thank You

Posted on Aug 19, 2008


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