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Refresh database looping

My Sansa Sandisk e250 repeatedly displays "Refresh Database" in a loop after turnning it on. What should I have to do?

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This may not work for everyone - but try inserting a TransFlash (also called Micro SD)card in the microSD slot, and power on. It may then correctly refresh its database. It worked in my case, with firmware ver11.

Posted on Aug 24, 2006

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http://www.sandisk.com/Retail/Default.aspx?CatID=1376

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