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Bad reformat I was reformatting my Ipod and it stopped half way through. It now does not show up in windows as ipod. It shows up as mass storage device with no way to format or anything I have tried resetting, disc mode etc nothing works. When I use Itunes I get the great old 1418 error message. It comes on and will run in diag mode but thats all...Any help would be great.. Thank you PC MEDICS

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Re: Bad reformat

Try a different USB port, if nothing check if your usb derives arent the ones messed up. Let me know if this helps

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I formated my Apple iPod A1204 accidentally . Now its functioning like a mass storage device. It does't play songs (by itself), but it plays through Autorun when I connect it to the Computer... Please...

I'm going to assume that by "formatted" you mean that your erased it in the windows/mac disk utility or explorer rather than in iTunes. In this case all you should have to do is plug it in to a computer with iTunes installed and click the option in itunes that says that it will restore the ipod to factory settings. This will reformat your ipod properly.

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My ipod is not connecting to my system

Hi,you can use your iPod to a Windows and Mac, in conjunction with a USB port. Any iPod with dock connector, which has one, can be plugged into a USB 2.0 port. For a system to transmit data and provide access to information on your iPod, it is important that the system initially, we should recognize as a real device. But if your system is not, then the probability that the internal structure of the iPod is corrupted and you need to reformat. After formatting, if you have deleted the backup to restore the data youYou must use iPod Data Recovery Tools.

For example, if you connect your iPod to your Windows-based system with a USB port, you can the following error message:

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One of the USB devices connected to the computer has a problem, and Windows does not recognize. For assistance in solving this problem, see this message. "


This error can result from various reasons, some of which are listed hereinafter

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You should try these methods to solve the existing problems and to recognize that your iPod in Windows:

Unplug your iPod and disconnect
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Put your iPod

Replace or upgrade the USB mass storage Device Drivers
Tip: Disable high-speed USB. To do this, right click on My Computer and click on "Manage" from the menu. Then click on "Device Manager" and double-click the Universal Serial Bus controllers. You can then access all the USB items that are identified as "best disabled ',' high-speed" or "USB 2.0".

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If the problem persists, please format your iPod and lost data from backup. But sometimes, when the backup is not complete and updated is valid, backup should be restored. To solve these problems, should be used iPod recovery tools. IPod Data Recovery Tools are commercial tools with powerful recovery techniques designed to take to protect data, seemingly inaccessible.

Stellar Phoenix iPod Recovery is a fully equipped tool for data recovery lost data from iPod shuffle, iPod nano, iPod mini and iPod Classic. This is a read only tool that has lost everything, music,Videos, documents, images, podcasts, audiobooks and other content from iPod. This iPod recovery tools for Mac and Windows operating systems.

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How to reformat my ipod using itunes?

How to Reformat iPod In order to reformat iPod to work on both Mac and PC, connect your iPod to a Windows computer. Then follow the steps in the how to restore your iPod article. This will reset your iPod and format it for Windows.
Now, resync your iPod with the computer that contains your iTunes library. ITunes will ask you if you want to erase and sync the iPod. If you say yes, this will redownload your iTunes library to the iPod.
At this point, you may also need a way to easily move your iTunes library to the second computer. A quick way to do this is with software that copies the contents of your iPod to a computer. Learn more about iPod copy and backup software here.
Checking iPod Format Each time you sync your iPod, you can check what format it is. In the iPod management screen in iTunes, there’s some data at the top of the window next to the image of your iPod. One of those items is “Format,” which tells you how your iPod is formatted.
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I reset the my ipod just like the apple web site said. Then it showed a power cord going 2 an outlet from the wall. So i plugged it in the wall. It still showed it. Then I pressed the menu and center...

You must have a 3rd or 4th gen Ipod. It should not do this with a reset. If you reformat it through Itune , then it will. The plug into a power outlet means it is trying to reformat. If it will not, your hard drive is corupted or logic board. If it is the hard drive and you can get it to show on your computer, you can go to your disc utilities and erase the hard drive by writing zeros. then connect to Itunes and reformate. Plug into a power wall charger and it should complete. You need a good charge in your battery. If your battery is not charging or needs to charge , that will stop it from completing a reformat. I hope this helps.

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Reformat your iPod (remember that you will lose everything on it) and recheck the memory. If it is still unusually low, this indicates a fault with it's flash memory.

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try plugging it into another computer with iTunes and reformat it then plug it back into your computer

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Reformat would be easiest. If music dumped  into trash on your computer, it will not be deleted until trash is emptied.

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