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Sansa e250 stuck on "Refresh Database"

My Sansa E250 is stuck on Refresh Database. Have tried the power button, volume button fix, no luck. I have shut off and left for over 24 hours and tried again, no luck. It freezes at about 1/10 of the bar complete.

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