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IPod Classic 80GB Won't Sync More Than 1.7 GB/Hard Restores Itself for No Reason

So a few days ago I noticed my iPod acting funny (freezing, skipping songs) but I didn't think much of it. Then, when I plugged it into my computer, EVERYTHING deleted itself for no reason. I had TV shows and movies that were not backed up and I lost them all. Now, when I try to resync it, it reaches 1.7GB of music (out of my 5GB), freezes iTunes and then hard resets itself so that the music is all gone. The memory still shows the files exist in the iPod, it's just listed as "OTHER" which I think means they got corrupted so they don't register BUT they're still there. It's the same process over and over and I've tried restoring it/using other computers, but to no avail. Has anyone else had this problem??? Please help.

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    it wont restore and keep sayin error 1439



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It sounds like there is a fault with your hard drive. Reformatting your iPod disc might solve the problem. You can do this by right clicking on the iPod drive in My Computer, selecting format, and doing a quick format in Win32. If the problem continues then it will mean a new hard drive to solve it.

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SOURCE: how to insert songs/movies in 80GB apple ipod classic

Hi! You need itunes to transfer movies into your ipod 80 GB. And all movies should be in .mp4 format will only be synced with your ipod. You can find a .mp4 convertor from the link--,62105/description.html

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SOURCE: My 80gb IPOD Classic is apparently corrupt. It

press and hold the menu button and the center button at the same time until the apple logo appears... hopefully this reboot works...

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