Yesterday morning, I grabbed my 1GB sansa express which has worked for nearly a year and a half and went out the door for my 45 minute walk to work. Just before I left, I was succesfully accessing the songs on it through the USB connection on my computer and it seemed to be working just fine. But when I turned on the player, the SanDisk logo appeared and then was followed by the message “Boot Error, Shutting Down” against a blue bar running horizontally across the screen.
I have been advised that it could be flash memory corruption. The songs on the player all seem intact and I have backups anyway, but I’d rather not buy a new mp3 player just yet. If the corruption is not permanent, perhaps I could reinstall the firmware but I cannot find the actual firmware for the Sansa Express. I found the “updater” but upon using it, I found it does absolutely nothing.
Anyone know where I can find the actual firmware?