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Loreen Raifsnider Posted on Apr 05, 2007
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Recovery mode I tried to update to latest firmware for the 260r but it didnt work..so I read somewhere to format and start over. At first it wouldnt format..said it couldnt complete. Then it asked to format as a drive letter so I did and it did complete so I tried to put the firmware in again. Now all I get is to restart inrecovery mode image failed thing. It only shows as 16 MB now..HELP PLEASE!!!!

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  • Anonymous Feb 21, 2008

    After connecting the usb cable for the recovery mode what to do next?

  • Anonymous Mar 02, 2008

    is the same cant get my sansa to do anything just keeps saying bad track and there is music there but cant get them to work I want to to start from scratch but I dont know how to

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2008

    Load main image failed

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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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