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Do Not Disconnect message will not disappear

I have a problem, why does the "Do Not Disconnect" message appear on my iPod even though all transfers have finished and iTunes has been closed?

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  • Anonymous Mar 01, 2008

    I have an orignial IPod.   I uploaded some albums and then it said "Charging." Now it flashes "Do not disconnect"  I have it connected to the computer and ITunes is on the computer screen.  I am a senior citizen and not savey using the  apple computer.  I clicked My name on the right hand side for the iPod name and it doesn't show, got scared and stopped.  What am I do do now?  Did I ruin the IPod? Please help me!!!! Thank you 

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2008

    just connect it to my computer

  • elshad Mar 28, 2008

    just cannected to the computer

  • elshad Mar 28, 2008

    just connected to the computer

  • Anonymous Jun 23, 2008

    when

  • Anonymous Jun 26, 2008

    why does my ipod screen keep on saying not to disconect when i already disconected and finish transferring song





  • Anonymous Jul 24, 2008

    0.0

  • Anonymous Nov 01, 2008

    after i disconnect my ipod do not disconnect still appears on the ipod

  • banujan1999 Nov 17, 2008

    it sucks



  • Anonymous Nov 27, 2008

    my i pod seems to heat up when take it off the p c charger



  • Anonymous May 10, 2009

    I used # 1 AND IT WORKED THX ALOT I WAS SCARED IT WOULD NEVA *** OFF


  • killinglinda May 11, 2009

    i tried all of what you said and for some reason my itunes isn't even showing an eject button!!!! and when i have my ipod plugged into my computer and try to do #1 it goes to the main menu for a couple seconds then right back to do not disconnect!! and it wont let me sync the ipod or even restore it!! what the heck is going on!!!

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There are several things you can try: 1. First and most simple way of solving this common problem is pressing the menu and center button for about 6 seconds. 2. If iTunes is open, close it and see if the message disappears. If it's closed, try to re-open it and click the "eject" icon on the lower right of the screen. 3. Go to My Computer, right click on the iPod icon and select "Eject". If the message still appears, open your Task Manager by clicking Ctrl+Alt+Delete (at the same time) and under the "Processes" tab close and program that looks like it's related to your iPod. 4. If nothing else worked and you've tried all of the above ? just disconnect your iPod. Make sure you've closed all the programs related to it through the Task Manager, as explained above. This has to fix it. Good luck!

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It is because of the way a computer connects through USB (assuming you are using a PC, I imagine Macs are the same way, but I don't know for sure). There is information being passed back and forth between your iPod and the computer even when iTunes is not being used. I've never seen any problems with simply disconnecting the iPod in Windows XP or earlier, but if you're using Windows Vista, not ejecting through iTunes has been reported to cause the data to become corrupt on the iPod (even using Windows "Safely Remove Hardware" button). When you need to disconnect your iPod you need to press the eject button from within iTunes. It only takes a few seconds and everything comes out tidy.

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Posted on Oct 28, 2008

I HAVE A 20 GB IPOD AND WHEN I CONNECTED,IT SHOWED ME A MESSEGE do not disconect

Posted on Mar 29, 2008

Thanks!! Amazingly simple. You should write the instruction booklet.

Posted on Oct 14, 2007

This is only a temporary solution. once i reconnect the ipod and select "sync music", the problem resurfaces.

Posted on Sep 09, 2007

I did #3 and then #1 and it worked, all the music is gone now but i dont care i can re upload it :) thanks.

Posted on Aug 21, 2007

Thanks for the great solution I did #1 and it worked!!! I didn't think it was so simple

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  • 2. Press and hold the Menu and Center (Select) buttons simultaneously until the Apple logo appears, about 6 to 10 seconds. You may need to repeat this step.
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  • 7. During the stage 2 of the restore process, the iPod will show an Apple logo as well as a progress bar at the bottom of the display. It is critical that the iPod remains connected to the computer or iPod Power adapter during this stage. Note: The progress bar may be difficult to see since the backlight on the iPod display may be off.
  • 8. After stage 2 of the restore process is complete and the iPod is connected to the computer, the iTunes Setup Assistant window will appear asking you to name your iPod and choose your syncing preferences similar to when you connected your iPod for the first time.
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Note: The progress bar may be difficult to see since the backlight on the iPod display may be off.

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For Windows:

1. Make sure you've reinstalled the latest version of iTunes.

2. Open iTunes, and then connect your iPod to your computer.

3. After a few moments, it will appear in the source list in iTunes. If the iPod's display doesn't show "Connected" or "Do not disconnect" you may need to put the iPod into disk mode to proceed.

4. Select your iPod in the source list and you will see information about it appear in the Summary tab of the main iTunes windows.
5. Click the Restore button. You will be prompted with one or more restore options that may prompt iTunes to automatically download of the latest iPod Software.

The 4 possible restore options are:

Restore Option 1: Restore - Restores with same iPod Software version already on iPod.

Restore Option 2: Use Same Version - Restores with same iPod Software version already on iPod even though a newer version is available.

Restore Option 3: Use Newest Version - Restores with the latest iPod Software on your computer.

Restore Option 4: Restore and Update - Restores with the latest iPod Software on your computer.

6. A progress bar will appear on the computer screen indicating that the first stage of the restore process has started.

When this stage is completed, iTunes will instruct you to leave iPod connected to your computer to complete restore.

7. During the stage 2 of the restore process, the iPod will show an Apple logo as well as a progress bar at the bottom of the display. It is critical that the iPod remains connected to the computer or iPod Power adapter during this stage.

Note: The progress bar may be difficult to see since the backlight on the iPod display may be off.

8. After stage 2 of the restore process is complete and the iPod is connected to the computer, the iTunes Setup Assistant window will appear asking you to name your iPod and choose your syncing preferences similar to when you connected your iPod for the first time.

For Mac:

1. Make sure you've reinstalled the latest version of iTunes.

2. Open iTunes, and then connect your iPod to your computer.

3. After a few moments, it will appear in the source list in iTunes. If the iPod's display doesn't show "Connected" or "Do not disconnect" you may need to put the iPod into disk mode to proceed.

4. Select your iPod in the source list and you will see information about it appear in the Summary tab of the main iTunes windows.

5. Click the Restore button. You will be prompted with one or more restore options that may prompt iTunes to automatically download of the latest iPod Software. The 4 possible restore options are:

Restore Option 1: Restore - Restores with same iPod Software version already on iPod.

Restore Option 2: Use Same Version - Restores with same iPod Software version already on iPod, even though a newer version is available.

Restore Option 3: Use Newest Version - Restores with latest iPod Software version on your computer.

Restore Option 4: Restore and Update - Restores with latest iPod Software version on your computer.

6. A message will appear prompting you to enter an administrator's name and password.

7. A progress bar will appear on the computer screen indicating that the first stage of the restore process has started. When this stage is completed, iTunes will instruct you to leave iPod connected to your computer to complete restore.

8. During the stage 2 of the restore process, the iPod will show an Apple logo as well as a progress bar at the bottom of the display. It is critical that the iPod remains connected to the computer or iPod Power adapter during this stage.

Note: The progress bar may be difficult to see since the backlight on the iPod display may be off.

9. After stage 2 of the restore process is complete and the iPod is connected to the computer, the iTunes Setup Assistant window will appear asking you to name your iPod and choose your syncing preferences similar to when you connected your iPod for the first time.

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Try to reinstall

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