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Ipod shuffle flashes orange light and dosen't show in itunes

Hi, i got a new Ipod Shuffle 1st gen 1G. I connected the usb and put in the ipod. IT just flashes an orange light constantly. It has been charged for a whole day. I have reset it, restarted the compter, i have the latest version of itunes. my other shuffle works in the same usb port. it dosen't show up anywhere on the computer, or in itunes. i have tried the reset utlity but it hasen't shown up in that either. basically i just plugged it in and all i have been getting is an orange light nothing else. i think i have just about tried everything any help would be appreciated.

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If you have itunes loaded already on your pc then try plugging the ipod into a different usb port to the one you have already tried. Hopefully it will be picked up.

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