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30gb ipod video is "mostly dead"

Hi,

It just quit in mid-song. I tried the reset 4 times, but it never worked. Now, if there is still a charge in the battery, the screen will flash a bit once every 30 seconds or so until the charge is gone. I connected it to my computer, but it didn't change anything.

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Hi,
This sounds like your battery may be going out. Try plugging it into a wall charger to see if it comes on and stays on.

Your circuit board may have a problem. Try doing the reset by holding the menu and action keys until the screen goes dark. Then quickly hold the action and play keys until you see a check mark and disk mode. If you can get the iPod to go into disk mode, the circuit board is probably OK and it is just the battery dying.

When it is disk mode, connect it to a wall charger to get to charge up or connect it to your 'puter to restore it. Hope that helps.

Posted on Dec 19, 2008

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