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Itunes freezing when ipod is connected

Ipod was connected to sync music and poped a message up as I was trying to disconnect saying syncing. After it was safe to disconnect music was erased from the ipod. Now when it is connected to a computer itunes freezes. Reseting didnt work either, redownloaded itunes, and tried on a different computer and it still freezes itunes.

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Need to reformat your ipod - don't disconnect the ipod until you hit eject - ever you should be able to use it again try a different cord and reformat then have fun cause you get to reload all the music unless you were able to save your iTunes library

Posted on Jan 16, 2013

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    mrc04115 Jan 16, 2013

    Well it worked well enough to be able to get it to read it in itunes but itunes cant sync it up now

  • rohb Jan 16, 2013

    Do you have a wall plug? If not try this turn off your computer or laptop whichever has your itunes on it - plug the laptop into the wall if it isn't already and then plug in your ipod - let it completely charge the ipod (do it overnight so you don't mess with it) - once charged power up the laptop or computer and see if the ipod tell you it is okay to disconnect - disconnect and check the ipod - then check it on the computer or laptop if that doesn't work you're gonna have to wipe it - SORRY just thought about this method it worked once on a 3rd generation 8gb.

  • mrc04115
    mrc04115 Jan 17, 2013

    All it does is say that it needs to scan and fix but when I go into to try that it doesnt seem to do anything. The ipod keeps comin up it is connected. Ive tried reformatting, restored to factory settings as well.

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