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WMA and Sansa Converter won't recognize my c140 MP3

When I hookup my c140 to the USB I get a message that an MTP Device is detected and it asks me whether I want to open with WMA or Sansa Converter, and whichever one I choose, it opens up and tells me there is no device detected. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling the Sandisk software, and somehow wiped everything off of the MP3 - even the menu no longer has words in it. Any ideas??

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