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Ipod nano chromatic reads error? will not turn on? Nano; 4th Gen;16Gig; When you attach the nano, to the USB port it shows up as a Mass storage unit; transfer music to I tunes and hit the sync button and the ; Mass Storage unit disappears, off of listing and after a while you get an error message. "UNKNOWN FAULT ERROR (-50)" Please help!!!!

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  • Anonymous Jan 11, 2009

    Same type of problem happens to me too. A message pops up in the toolbar, something about a malfunctioned device.








  • hehehahahoho Feb 21, 2009

    yer, my ipod nanochromatic 4th generation 16G wont turn on at all. i havn't connected it to the computer yet, but it had full battery this morning and an hour ago it was working, i switched it off for mayby 15 minutes and i've just tried to switch it on and it won't turn on!
    also when i turn it sideways it won't go through the albums, the screen freezes!
    HELP!!!!

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Hi All,

try this out

  1. Disconnect the iPod from the computer and close iTunes.
  2. Highlight all of the following 10 lines of text that begin with regsvr32 and then choose Copy from the Edit menu of your web browser: regsvr32 /s softpub.dll
    regsvr32 /s wintrust.dll
    regsvr32 /s dssenh.dll
    regsvr32 /s rsaenh.dll
    regsvr32 /s gpkcsp.dll
    regsvr32 /s sccbase.dll
    regsvr32 /s slbcsp.dll
    regsvr32 /s mssip32.dll
    regsvr32 /s cryptdlg.dll
    regsvr32 /s initpki.dll

  3. Open the Notepad program by navigating to:
    Start > All Programs > Accessories > Notepad
  4. In Notepad, choose Paste from the Edit menu. Note: make sure that the text that appears in Notepad is the same as what is shown above.
  5. From the File menu, choose Save As.
  6. In the File name: field type appleipod.bat and save the file to the Desktop.
  7. Close Notepad and locate the appleipod.bat file. It should appear on the Desktop with the icon shown below: ipod nano chromatic reads error? - ts1539_1.jpg
  8. Double-click the file and you will see a black window appear on the screen for about a minute. Wait until the window automatically disappears and proceed to the next step.
  9. The appleipod.bat file can be deleted at this time.
  10. Open iTunes and connect the iPod.
  11. When the iPod appears in iTunes, restore the iPod and resync your content.

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