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My ipod 30gb shows its sick face on start up help

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This is generally caused by a hardware failure. If it's under warranty, send it back to Apple. Otherwise, you need to start looking at replacing the hardware. If the screen shows a sad face, then you can assume the screen and battery are probably OK. So, the problem is probably with the hard drive or the logic board.

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