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Add music and refresh database to sd card

I bought a memory card for my c200 and when i try to add music to it and unplug from computer it says refresh database. it refreshes halfway then freezes. how do i fix?

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You can try to reset the device by pressing the power button for about 15 to 20 seconds..if that doesnt work I would recommend you to go to the sandisk site to update the firmware on your device or you can contact sandisk to they can help you with updating the firmware on your device..Please follow the link below to get the firmware
http://www.sandisk.com/Retail/Default.aspx?CatID=1376

The number for sandisk is 1-866-726-3475
Please rate accordingly
Thank you
Computerrep

Posted on Aug 20, 2008

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