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IPOD 8gig 4th gen will not charge via USB

I just received a 4th gen IPOD Nano 8 gig and it will not charge on my computer at all. I have tried a third gen ipod nano, an iTouch, and another 4th gen IPOD nano and they won't work. I have tried MY 8gig nano on other computers and it works fine. However on my computer I can charge by old 30 gig ipod video classic 2nd or 1st gen. I have tried all 6 USB ports, I have unplugged everything from my computer but the mouse, I have tried to reformat my computer, I have called apple tech support, I have talked to computer techs and no one can give me an answer. It seems as though it is my computer but I have no idea what to do. Oh yah almost forgot, I have tried a different cable with my ipod, and tried my cable with my ipod and other ipods on different computers and it is fine, so I know it is not the cable or even the player. Not sure what to do hopefully someone can give me an answer. Thank you for your time whoever is going to help me here.

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Hi :) it might be your software for you ipod. try to get the latest software for your ipod :) hope it helps :)

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