Question about Apple iPod shuffle Second Gen. Silver (1 GB) MP3 Player (MA564LL/A)

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Ipod shuffle 2nd generation shows content but won't play

When hooked to computer in itunes, ipod shows content & will play. When I unhook it from the docking station & try to play, ipod shows alternating blinking green/orange light (blinks 3 times each color) & it won't play.

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  • marthaqt195 Feb 27, 2009

    I'm having the same problem. I put music on my shuffle via iTunes, and iTunes shows that there is music on the shuffle, but when I disconnect it, the light flashes green and orange and won't play. Does anyone know how to fix this? I tried using what the apple support site suggested and changes the drive name, but that hasn't worked either....

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In Itunes, there was a subdirectory of my ipod called "podcasts." I had to move the group of items listed on my ipod into this subdirectory to be able to listen from the ipod. It turned out to be simple, finally.

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Well firstly to use any Apple iPod products you need iTunes, which you can download form [http://www.apple.com/itunes/download/] for free if you don't already have it installed
once you have this installed, check this article form apple its great, will get you on the why to be a iPod guru ;) 
http://www.apple.com/support/itunes/windows/tutorial/index.html

Have fun
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