Tip & How-To about Apple iPod touch

How to connect an iPod to Vista Operating System

When you connect your iPod to your computer, ready to use. Vista has the ability to identify and download the appropriate drivers for new hardware. This guarantees the drivers from a disc or tries to find them online.


1. Connect the USB side of the iPod USB cable to an open port on your computer.


2. Connect the other end of the cable to your iPod.


3. Waiting for the sound of the "new hardware" confirmation on the computer, and wait for the drivers. IPod charging mode and will immediately begin to sync with iTunes when connected.

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Otherwise is your system connected to the internet? If so Vista will also try to download appropriate device drivers from the Net.

Failing that you will need to manually source the driver from the web. I find that Google is the best resource for finding device drivers. If you right click on the device with the yellow "!" in device manager and select "Properties". Then click on the Details tab and check out the Hardware Ids. Often as not putting these into Google will help you identify the device, and give you an idea of where to get the appropriate device driver.

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