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Posts: 3
Registered: ‎08-04-2007

Formatting Trouble also Deleting files Trouble.

Hello Everyone...
 
I am the proud owner of Sandisk E250 MP4 player and i havnt used it for like 2 weeks now due to this strange problem.
 
 
I have tried Reset All option from the User manual i also kept it turned off by draining its battery completly and did everything known to my knowledge and still no luck and finally found my way here and i am sure you guys can help me out on this silly yet annoying trouble i been facing.
 
Ok when i connect it to my PC i can sync and but cant FORMAT it and when i try to Add music to my sandisk it says this strange things. Below are two pics of my error message .
 
Screet Shots:
[IMG]http://i12.tinypic.com/4qx4vw6[/IMG]
 
[IMG]http://i11.tinypic.com/5ymaq8i[/IMG]
 
also when i open Music Folder it shows a new MUSIC folder again and when i open it , it again opens up with a new MUSIC folder again and again.
 
Like this :
My Computer\Sansa e250\PPI NAND\MUSIC\MUSIC\MUSIC\MUSIC\MUSIC\MUSIC\MUSIC
 
Also here is the folders Screen shot :
 
[IMG]http://i15.tinypic.com/6aprrlt[/IMG]
 
I guess i am expressing my problem in details and if you need more details of any sort please let me know and remember i havnt used my MP4 for almost a month now i miss my music while sleeping Smiley Sad
 
Kindly reply to my trouble as soon as  possible.
 
~ZODI.
 
 
IF You Need Free MP3 Full CD's Download PM me and i will Pm you the Link Smiley Wink

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SanDisk Professor
Posts: 507
Registered: ‎07-21-2007

Re: Formatting Trouble also Deleting files Trouble.

try switching to MSC mode by going to
  1. Settings on your mp3 player
  2. Select 'USB Mode'
  3. then choose MSC mode.
plug it back to the computer. it will now be detected as a removable drive.
right click on it then select 'format'.
i believe you know what to do next.
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SanDisk Professor
Posts: 579
Registered: ‎07-25-2007

Re: Formatting Trouble also Deleting files Trouble.

[ Edited ]
There are some threads floating around, but this might work in your case. You can try your recovery mode, and then manually formatting it by using the steps located in this thread Here


Message Edited by Peter_Griffin on 08-04-2007 03:59 PM
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Posts: 3
Registered: ‎08-04-2007

Re: Formatting Trouble also Deleting files Trouble.

oh guys i love you all...... such a quick help and that USB setting worked i formatted it and listening to my music once again.
 
Lovely forum and people .
 
thanks is so less for your help
 
Regards ,
 
~ZODI.
IF You Need Free MP3 Full CD's Download PM me and i will Pm you the Link Smiley Wink

Help Others if you can , Maybe they might help you someday.