Formatted my Sansa mp3 player into Mac format and broke it

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by Markf11, May 15, 2008.

  1. macrumors member

    Oct 31, 2007
    I formatted my Sansa e200 mp3 player because i was having trouble, it wouldn't let me take any files off of it, so i researched around and found that the problem was with the formatting, so i thought "if Leopard is having trouble with this (i'm on a leopard macbook) then if i format it to the Mac Journaled option in Disk Utility, i'll have no problem!! huzzah!

    don't ever let me run a country...i was wrong, and now it's not showing up on my mac AT ALL or on a windows machine so i could reformat it properly, i'm now stuck with no MP3 player which really sucks as i have a big train journey tomorrow

    Anyone have any idea's ? :( i've spent a fair bit of time looking around, but no answer, and the Sansa/Sandisk people are useless
  2. macrumors 601


    Apr 8, 2004
    does the thing mount in disk utility?

    failing that i'd plug it in to a windows box and let the sansa software try to do it's thing
  3. thread starter macrumors member

    Oct 31, 2007
    Nah, it's not showing up at all on the disk utility :( laaame

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