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Ipod 30GB Video FROZEN

It works on my computer but after i eject it stays on the menu sceen and NO button's work at all so i can't reset it and when you turn the hold button off the screen lights up but the BUTTON'S DO NOT WORK!!!

help please!

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  • rjhai Oct 03, 2008

    my ipod video just hanged while im playing songs.. no button works and even when i connect it to the pc, the pc wont read the ipod..

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I found the solution already.. the first one you said was right.. you can try to wait till the battery runs out.. but the faster solution is just pressing and holding the center button and the 'play' button.. after a few seconds the ipod will restart..

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You can try an ywait till it runs out of battery or you can try and reformat it in itunes.
Hope this helps and good luck!
Jaxon

Posted on Nov 23, 2008

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Last Modified: January 28, 2009 Article: HT1320 Old Article: 61705 Summary Learn how to reset or restart iPod following a freeze.

Important: If your iPod is frozen or won't turn on, it may be because iPod is paused or the Hold switch is in the locked position. If so, a lock symbol appears on the screen. Slide the Hold switch to the unlocked position and check the screen.
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