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E-260 freezes when computer is trying to read it in Rhapsody program

My Rhapsody program acknowledges the e260 is connected then when it says its trying to read the data it freezes on me. I can't add any more song to the MP3. The songs will play once I hold the button down for 15 seconds it will turn off then works fine. But I hook it to the computer again & it freezes again.

Can you help?
Debbie

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  • Anonymous Jan 26, 2009

    I have had that same exact problem,it makes me so mad to know I have this mp3 player and it still won't work.

  • Lunalesca Mar 20, 2009

    Same thing happens to me when I try to use Rhapsody. Windows Media isn't much better. It used to work now it doesn't. And now I keep losing songs. Where are they going? Plus songs I know should go on here I am getting errors for. Really aggrivating, its only 2 years old.

  • Annie Krinsky Sep 01, 2013

    This also works: Open Rhapsody & de-authorize the Sansa, close Rhapsody. Open Rhapsody and plug in Sansa. Rhapsody will NOT freeze----you'll just be prompted to re-authorize the Sansa. Bingo---you're back in business!

  • Annie Krinsky Sep 01, 2013

    This also works: Open Rhapsody & de-authorize the Sansa, close Rhapsody. Open Rhapsody and plug in Sansa. Rhapsody will NOT freeze----you'll just be prompted to re-authorize the Sansa. Bingo---you're back in business!

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I read some of the other post and found that I needed to use Windows Media Player. I had the Rhapsody program on my computer as well. Once I downloaded Windows Media Player I was able to access the files and add and delete songs.

My husband is not a big fan of Media Player. Lets hope I haven't done anything that he will have to fix. :)

Good Luck.

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Sansa 260


this is how to do it READ EVERYTHING DONT SKIP THING

Switch your Sansa E260 to its Recovery Mode:

1. Make sure the player is powered off
2. Enable the "Hold" switch (located on the top of the player). You would know it's enabled when you see the "orange-colored" surface
3. Press the "Record" button. Make sure you keep it pressed while pressing on the "Menu" button.
4. keep your fingers pressed on these 2 buttons until the E260 LCD screen displays "Welcome to Recovery Mode"
5. Connect your E260 to your computer. (Just a reminder: The minimum Operating System requirements for a Sansa E200 player is Windows XP and above)
6. Double-click on "My Computer" and you would see your Sansa E260 appear as a "16 MB" drive. Note: If you do not see that "16 MB" drive/partition, please repeat steps 1-6.

Next, Apply the firmware for the E260 (your player should be connected to your PC at this time):

Step 1:
Use this link to download the firmware for your Sansa E260 (for better results, please save this file on your "Desktop":
http://www.sandisk.com/Retail/Default.aspx?CatID=1449

Step 2:
Double left-click on the downloaded file, and follow the on-screen prompts. The file will automatically re-flash your player and format it as well, thereby clearing all possible file/system corruptions that may have occurred.

Step 3:
When the process is complete, unplug your E260 from your computer, and please make sure you disable the "Hold" switch

Step 4:
Power up your E260 and 90-99% of the time, it would boot up successfully.

Step 5:
Enjoy using your Sansa E260, just like I do. (I love this player)

sorry for so much writing it pays off read this to


) Unzip the downloaded zip file and extract the file pp5022.mi4

2) On your Rhapsody device, go to "Settings" -> "Mode" then select "Rhapsody"

3) With the data cable, plug the USB connector to the USB port on the PC, verify “Connected” is shown on the e200R display

4)On the PC, Check for device “Sansa e200 (E:)” under My Computer.
NOTE: the actual drive letter might be different

5) Drag and Drop pp5022.mi4 from your PC to the root folder of E: drive.
NOTE: Do NOT drop it to “Sansa e200R Rhapsody” device which is the MicroSD card slot

6) Unplug your Rhapsody device.

7) Your Rhapsody device will restart and perform a firmware upgrade and restart again.

When done, go to main menu “Settings” -> “Info” and verify the current version number.

enjoy

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I found another complaint similar to mine and someone had posted a solution, which also worked on my daughter's Sansa e 260.
I went to settings, then usb mode and selected MSC instead of MTP and computer instantly recognized the hardware and I could sync her music for her! Can't remember name of person who'd posted solution, but thanks heaps!

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try to use lime wire. it works for me. of course you have to have windows media player up too. plug it to the computer and drag the downloaded songs to the sync place.

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Review: Sandisk Sansa e260 mp3 player - Personal Computer World go to this site and see if any of there downloads can help if not email them

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well..im not a fan of the sandisk firmware specially the low sound...
but, have u tried using another firmware? such as rockbox?

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Make sure you dont have Rhapsody, or Windows Media Player open. Go to My Computer>Device Name (e260)>Right Click and select FORMAT. If that doesnt work, change the mode on the device Settings>Mode or USB Mode and repeat. Best of Luck.

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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.

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