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Driver download when i have connecting my sansa sandisk m230 to pc windows xp sp3 a dialog box appears stating that "one of your usb device is malfunctioned and windows does not recognise it". pl help me to solve this problem

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My Mp3 dosn't work when i turn it on it says updating and when i put it on the charger it tells me instalzing i don't know what to do please help me.

Posted on Dec 05, 2006

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SOURCE: Sandisk Sansa View 8GB = would not connect

I jsut purchased an 8GB sansa view mp3 and I downloaded it like I was suppose to and it does not work in Rhapsody at all, also in the windows media player it shows that the device was installed correctly but it still doesn't work and I still can't sync my songs to it. The sansa icon won't even show up

Posted on Jan 27, 2008

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SOURCE: REG - windows not recognised

For some models pressing select and the + volume button for 10 sec resets the device and it is recognized by the pc on connecting. Check ur manual to check the way to reset ur device. You can download the manual from http://www.sandisk.com in case you have misplaced it. Drop me a mail at [email protected] to let me know if the solution worked for you.

Posted on Aug 09, 2008

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SOURCE: Windows not recognised

Press and hold the lower volume button and plug it in to the computer simultaneously and keep holding the minus button until a box appears where the message of usb device malfunctioned and click on it. Then follow the instructions and it should be recognized.

Posted on Nov 27, 2008

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SOURCE: Sansa Fuze 8GB hard drive shows up as unknown device.

Have you tried changing the USB Mode in your MP3 Player?
On your sansa, go to "Settings" then System Settings" then "USB Mode," then change it to MSC, if that does not work, try the other modes, just in case.
Hope this helps!

Posted on Dec 25, 2009

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SanDisk Sansa M230 Problem:When connected to my PC and try to open system says " this device is not formatted. Do you want to format it now?" . If "yes" is selected then system says it...


Hello,

Connect your SanDisk Sansa M230 to your computer again. Ignore the format message and go to My computer icon on your computer, right click on the drive (E:or F: or G: etc) representing your SanDisk Sansa M230, scroll to format allow it format from there.

If it still refuses to format, you can the reset the SanDisk Sansa M230and try again.

In case you don't know how to reset your SanDisk Sansa M230, read the info on the below link on how to reset your SanDisk Sansa M23;

http://www.fixya.com/support/r6977146-reset_different_models_version_san_disk

I hope this helps.

Good luck.

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How do i delete and put music on my SanDisk Sansa m230


Connect your player to the your computer using a usb cord. A screen should pop up asking you what you wish to do with your device, choose the program you would wish to put music on with: windows media player, rhapsody, etc. Go to the sync tab and drag music to your player

Jan 20, 2011 | SanDisk Sansa m230 MP3 Player

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How to unlock sansa 1 gb mp


Sansa Connect No-Wifi Recovery Tool
Make sure your Sansa Connect player is charged and the HOLD switch is in the unlocked position. Press and hold the power button for 20 seconds, then release it. This will force the Sansa connect player to reset and restart.

If your player still will not start after trying the reset, you may need to run the Sansa Connect Recovery application.

With a copy of the Sansa Connect Recovery application installed on a PC, you can connect your to the device via the USB cable to the PC, and restore the device software to an uncorrupted state.

However, all of your subscription settings and content will be removed from the device.

STEP 1 - Download and install the recovery tool.

STEP 2 - Put your Sansa Connect player in Recovery Mode
1. Press and hold the Power button for approximately 8 seconds to turn off the player.
2. While holding down the Right button, and Volume Up Button,
press-and-release the Power button. Keep holding the Right and Volume Up button. After a few seconds, the player will start and a Recovery Needed message will on the player's screen.
3. Connect the player to a PC.
4. A SanDisk Device Recovery dialog box will appear on your PC. Choose Recover Sansa Device and click OK.
5. Follow the steps in the SanDisk Device Recovery application.
Hope this will help you.

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Sansa m230 not syncing music files or downloading them. Process leaves the Sansa m230 with 0 files and i am finding it impossible to load new file(s) ?


Try reflashing the firmware for your device you can find the latest firmware and flashing utilities from the manufacturer?s website. Make sure that you back your music up first because when you do this you are setting it back to factory settings. Then add music this way and see if it is works: 1. Free a USB port on your desktop computer. Now, grab the USB cable for your SanDisk Sansa MP3 player and connect the player to your computer. 2. Wait for your computer to find and recognize the player. This may take a few moments. Once you receive a confirmation message, open your computer and scan the icons for the SanDisk MP3 player. 3. Open the SanDisk Sansa MP3 player on your computer. The music files that you currently have saved to the player?s memory are displayed. 4. Open a folder containing music files that is stored in your desktop computer?s memory. Scan the files for songs that you want to transfer to the SanDisk Sansa MP3 player. 5. Left-click on a song file and drag to the SanDisk Sansa window. Drop the file and let your computer complete the transfer. The transferred file appears at the bottom of your music list. 6. Unplug your SanDisk Sansa player from your computer. Turn the player on and allow the file transfer to update to the internal memory of the MP3 player.

Oct 01, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa m230 MP3 Player

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By mistake formatted all Data including software


The software is only for Windows 98 otherwise the player is a plug and play device (Windows 2000, XP & Vista). Click here if your operating system is Windows 98.

Can you see the MP3 player on device manager?

Jul 28, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa m230 MP3 Player

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How do you delete songs of the sandisk mp3 player the model is m230


Windows XP puts the Sansa drive into MTP mode by default. (see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Media_Transfer_Protocol )

In order for the Sansa device to be seen as a drive letter, it needs to be in MSC mode.

OK, enough background! On your Sansa device, go to Menu | Settings | USB and select MSC. Once you exit the menu and connect the device to your Windows XP machine it should be recognized as a drive letter.

This method worked for my Sansa M240. Hope this helps!

Jose

Jun 05, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa m230 MP3 Player

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Window media player is not recognizing my sansa m230


Refresh drivers - connect player to PC. Right-click My Computer & select Manage. Click Device Manager on left pane. Player will show on right pane as USB Mass Storage device or Portable Device.

If there is a yellow exclamation point (!) or question mark (?) beside the device, try to refresh the drivers: right-click the entry with the error & select Uninstall. On top menu, click Action then select Scan For Hardware Changes.

Feb 21, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa m230 MP3 Player

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Album and genre control


Your USB settings are wrong. In the menu, select MSC for the USB and not auto detect. xlthim

Jul 20, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa m230 MP3 Player

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Windows not recognised


Press and hold the lower volume button and plug it in to the computer simultaneously and keep holding the minus button until a box appears where the message of usb device malfunctioned and click on it. Then follow the instructions and it should be recognized.

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Sansa M230 not seen in Explorer or Windows Media Player


We had the same problem with Windows XP. We found some help on the Sandisk web site. On the device go to the Settings menu, then USB. We changed from AutoDetect to MSC mode and everything is working again. Our computer saw all of the songs on our computer fine. Some of the old songs on the Sansa didn't show up on the detect list in Windows Media Player, but they were still on the device.

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