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I have a sansa E100 seriers MP3 player. I was using it fine yesterday , and it just stopped working in the middle of a song. Today I changed to a new battery and it will not turn on. If I plug into the computer does not recognize it. Any clue??

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Run the recovery tool from the SanDisk website .
Download Sansa Disk Recovery tool
How to use Sansa Recovery tool(instructions)
Download Adobe reader
You need to put the device into "recovery mode" before you run the tool.
- Turn the device off (hold power for 20 seconds)
- Slide the hold switch into "hold" position.
- Press and hold the "record" button while connecting it to your computer. Keep holding the "record" button until you see the "new hardware found" on your computer.
Then run the recovery tool. Select format when prompted.

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