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Ipod 4 is going haywire

My ipod wont let me control it, all it is doing is keep bringing up the power off screen, locking it self, and turning the volume up and down. I tried to connect it to itunes but it cant be read by my computer. i could use some help, thanks

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The Best thing to do is restore it bye putting the cord in your laptop and press restore at the bottom

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