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Question for the Sandisk Sansa m200 series owners

I have the m250 and was wondering how you can tell how many files and how much space your using on the player?
I tried right-clicking, on the drive via Windows Explorer, but i don't see the 'properties' option where you can view diskspace, etc..

Also, i saw a post somewhere that said you can format the drive to get the full 2GB storage instead of like 1.7 or something. How do you do that?


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Let's see...

In reply to: Question for the Sandisk Sansa m200 series owners

To find out how much music is on your player, go to the menu on the player and scroll down. I can't remember the name of the menu, but it's something like About ... or Info or something. It will tell you how many files you have on the player and how much space they take up.

As to the 2GB formatting, I don't think it's possible. You always lose some space between the OS files and the discrepency between bits and bytes (as I remember, but please correct me if it's wrong).

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oops, also

In reply to: Let's see...

I own the M250, and I start with 1.9gb available. not sure why you have just 1.7? but I agree, not sure you can get the full 2.0

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In reply to: oops, also

I didn't mean it was just 1.7 gb, i was just giving an example.
thanks for the responses, i'll check it out later.
So far i love this player, except for the playlist issue. Hopefully Sandisk will update firware and make it capable of doing PLs.

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You can make playlists with WMP 10

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give it a shot from the songs in your "My Music" directory.

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a few ways...

In reply to: Question for the Sandisk Sansa m200 series owners

1) On the Actual MP3 device
- go to the menu
- scroll to the 'Information' section
- select information the SCROLL DOWN - it should not # of songs and used and free space

2) Within Window Media Player 10.0
- Plug MP3 Player in
- Go to Sync tab
(FYI - I assume this 2nd one works for all MP3s)

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