Question about SanDisk Sansa E280 MP3 Player
My sansa e 280 froze 2 weeks ago.when i turn it on it says refresh database and it just stays like that.i plug it to my pc and it does not recognize it at all.i tried it in a nother pc and the same thing there.i took out the battery and tried it like hat too but the same problem. but when i plug it in to my pc it does recharge the device tho, and i have no idea what else i can do. i live in turkey and there is no place i can make them lokk up for it.please help really need some advice
Run the recovery tool from the SanDisk website. Make sure you select "format" when prompted. http://www.sandisk.com/Assets/File/Downloads/firmware/e200fw01.00.12.exe You need to put the device into "recovery mode" before you run the tool. - Turn the device off (hold power for 20 seconds) - Slide the hold switch into "hold" position. - Press and hold the "record" button while connecting it to your computer. Keep holding the "record" button until you see the "new hardware found" on your computer. Then run the recovery tool. Select format when prompted. Best of Luck.
Posted on Oct 06, 2007
Yeah this worked amazing i've only had mine for about a month and i thought i would have to get a new one already...although you have to format it (delete all files) it was better to do that than pay for a new one or pay to get it fixed
thanks alot mixmaster and computerrep!
Posted on Jul 28, 2008
Yes you missed the step, you have to download and run the program once it says "Enter USB2.0 MSD mode"
Posted on Dec 02, 2007
How long should this take? Minutes? Hours? Mine says:
Welcome to recovery mode
USB Cable connected
Enter USB2.0 MSD mode
Have I missed a step?
Posted on Oct 13, 2007
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