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Erase how can I completely erase all the music from my Sansa m250?

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  • jedodich Aug 21, 2008

    when I connect it to my computer it shows up as a file under my computer, what do I do with that? I've already gone to windows media player and deleted all the songs, but when I disconnect it there are still 86 songs instead of the 200+ I started with

  • jedodich Aug 21, 2008

    I deleted all the songs I could on windows media player but there are still 86 songs on there. I can't get to format it won't let me select it.

  • bornin69 Sep 02, 2008

    I have the same problem I have music I just can not remove. I have formatted the bloody thing multiple times, in both MSC mode and MTP mode. Each time that I unplug the USB cord it says that it is updating the library but i check afterwards and it is the same music that i had before. I have manually deleted the files, but alas it is to no avail. please i need help!

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I had the same problem. I set it up so that it showed up as an E: drive instead of a "media player", formatted it to where it showed 4k of used space, (root dir) and tried to use Windows Media Player to sync my music back onto it and I got a "already on device" error!

Turns out that I had to rename the device as seen in Windows Media player. WMP was saving statistics about what was on the device I guess. After I changed the name, i could load my files. BTW, even setting up as a drive letter and looking in Audible folder didn't show up 128 files I had on the device. They were hidden somehow. formatting the "media device" didn't do it, and formatting it as a drive E: didn't do it the first time either. I had to format it a couple of times.

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What about Linux? How should one format in Linux?

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Connect it to your comupter. windows will recognise it as an extra drive. Right click it and then click format, in format check the quick format box and you should be done in less than a minute

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plug it into your computer and go to your computer. then go to removable disk :E

and go into that and it should be there



hope it works


~Temp

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Please connect your player to the PC as it will be detected and the files shown on the window of My computers as the new drive. Now click and open all the files present on the player. You can easily click on the files to deleted.

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How can i erase music from my sandisk sansa mp3 m250?


Please connect your player to the PC as it will be detected and the files shown on the window of My computers as the new drive. Now click and open all the files present on the player. You can easily click on the files to deleted.

Jan 21, 2011 | SanDisk Sansa m250 MP3 Player

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I want to erase all the music that is in there and


connect it to pc their u can check songs and remove unwanted songs otherwise format the drive which appears nd copy paste new songs....

Sep 11, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa m250 MP3 Player

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My playlists from sansa m250 disappeared but when i connected ..


When transfering the songs from computer to player. First, sync device before transfering. Only do this the very first time. If you try to sync with songs already on the player, they will be erased.

To test the device. Open your comuters music file folder, keep folder open, than go to start menu, go to my computer and open the folder (D: or F: folder) It will have your player listed there.

Now with both folders open, take a song from the music folder, drag it to the sansa folder and drop it in there. It should be added to player.

May 05, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa m250 MP3 Player

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Erase


plug it into your computer and go to your computer. then go to removable disk :E

and go into that and it should be there



hope it works


~Temp

Sep 11, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa m260 MP3 Player

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Sansa m250 not working, need help soon


Plugging it into another computer changed the formatting of the player.. I would format the player from the menu itself, but if that fails:
There are two ways to format an Mp3 player - one on the computer itself, and one in Windows Media Player. Both methods will end up erasing all the songs on the player, but the player will be "good as new" after that. Sometimes reformatting in this manner will override the player's native formatting and cause problems - this can be reversed in most cases by updating the player's firmware. Firmware upgrades are available from most manufacturers' websites.

WARNING: The following procedures will erase all songs on the player.

Check if the file system is NTFS. If yes, format it to FAT or FAT32. - Connect player to computer, double-click my computer, right click on icon of mp3 player and select format. This only applies to Windows-based computers.
You can also format the player in Windows Media Player itself:
Connect your Mp3 player to the computer and open Windows Media Player. Click on the Sync tab. Pull down the drop down menu underneath the Sync tab by moving your cursor over the Sync tab and left clicking on the little black arrow underneath the Sync tab. Highlight "name of Mp3 player here 1GB" (wording may vary slightly), and then select "Format." - this should erase everything.
-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Jun 26, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa m250 MP3 Player

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SanDisk Sansa m250 MP#


Try doing a hard reset on a Sansa m250:
  1. Turn off the Sansa. Just pull the battery out for a second and then reinstalling the battery without pushing any further buttons.
  2. Plug the Sansa into a computer4.gif, and open "My Documents" in the computer.
  3. Open the Sansa file as if it were a drive, then go to the "MUSIC4.gif Specific storage" file.
  4. Right click the "MUSIC Specific storage" file, and press "Format."
This should hard reset the Sansa m250. This solution has worked for me.
I do not know if this will work on other Sansa m200 type .mp3 players.

Dec 30, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa m250 MP3 Player

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"Not Enough Space for music DB Please free 8 MB"


What type of formatting did you do? I suggest that you could try to hard reset by

  1. Turning off the Sansa. Just pull the battery out for a second and then reinstall the battery without pushing any further buttons.
  2. Plug the Sansa into a computer, and open "My Documents" in the computer.
  3. Open the Sansa file as if it were a drive, then go to the "MUSIC Specific storage" file.
  4. Right click the "MUSIC Specific storage" file, and press "Format."
This should hard reset the Sansa m250. This solution has worked for me.

I do not know if this will work on other Sansa m200 type .mp3 players.

Dec 24, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa m250 MP3 Player

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Sansa - sandisk m250 troubleshooting


Try doing a hard reset on a Sansa m250:

  1. Turn off the Sansa. Just pull the battery out for a second and then reinstall the battery without pushing any further buttons.
  2. Plug the Sansa into a computer, and open "My Documents" in the computer.
  3. Open the Sansa file as if it were a drive, then go to the "MUSIC Specific storage" file.
  4. Right click the "MUSIC Specific storage" file, and press "Format."
This should hard reset the Sansa m250. This solution has worked for me.

I do not know if this will work on other Sansa m200 type .mp3 players.

Dec 20, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa m250 MP3 Player

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M250 sandisk


Try doing a hard reset on a Sansa m250:

  1. Turn off the Sansa. Just pull the battery out for a second and then reinstall the battery without pushing any further buttons.
  2. Plug the Sansa into a computer, and open "My Documents" in the computer.
  3. Open the Sansa file as if it were a drive, then go to the "MUSIC Specific storage" file.
  4. Right click the "MUSIC Specific storage" file, and press "Format."
This should hard reset the Sansa m250. This solution has worked for me.

I do not know if this will work on other Sansa m200 type .mp3 players.

Dec 13, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa m250 MP3 Player

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A LIFETIME TO DOWNLOAD MUSIC TO SANSA M250 MP3 2GB


You might have an old USB1.1 conection on your computer - that makes it many, many times slower then todays standard, USB2.0

Jan 09, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa m250 MP3 Player

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