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Refresh Database My Sansa e280r is stuck on refresh database, I've swithed it on & off then took out the battery & put it back on but it dtill appears on Refresh Database. Please help urgently

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I Had the same problem, called sansa, They really Helped! this is what i did, and it worked! Got to www.lilmonsta.com under the downloads section, download the frimware and install it. Next turn your sansa off.(i had to unscrew the backing and take out the battery then replace it.) Turn on the hold button, and hold down the record button, then press the on button. this initializes a different mode, your scrren should go black with little white letters. then simply plug in your sansa and the Sansa Updater should do the rest.

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This is happening alot aparently, Sandisk is telling everyone to just reset it but that aparently isnt really working. only suggestion is to set the USB mode to MTP and try it.

Posted on Aug 02, 2007

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    or call sandisk and tell them you want a replacement. You have to be VERY persistant and let them know that you are aware this is becoming a common problem with this MP3 player.

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