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Ipod classic 160gb code 1439

I have an iPod Classic 160GB. A few months ago I deleted all my music because my iPod was slowing down and I wanted to reupload all my music back on my iPod. But ever since I deleted it all, it gives met the finger with code 1439. I have browsed the whole web but I can't find a solution that works. Whenever I plug my iPod in my laptop it finds it, I can format it, iTunes sees it, but I can't restore it. iTunes unpacks the software for my iPod, but when tries to restore it, it will give me code 1439 again and again and again.

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Posted on Jan 24, 2013

  • Marco Jan 26, 2013

    I already tried all the things the Apple Support has described, but it still isn't working. But thanks for your quick solution!

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    Brian Sullivan Jan 26, 2013

    When restoring an iPod you may encounter a 1439 error code. This code indicates that an unknown error has occurred. This error may occur for several different reasons including outdated USB drivers and a outdated version of iTunes. Download the latest version of iTunes Click on the download link and follow the installation prompts. Disconnect the iPod from the computer and any additional peripheral devices connected into the USB ports, with the exception of the mouse and keyboard. Restart the computer. Reconnect the iPod to a USB port. If possible connect it to a different USB port than that which was used in the previous restore attempt. ITunes should recognize the device and display the iPod device icon the left pane.Make sure disk use is enabled in iTunes. Select the iPod device icon in the left pane. Select the "Summary" tab in the right pane and check "Enable disk use." Restore the iPod again. To restore, launch iTunes and select your iPod device in the left pane. Hit "Restore," and iTunes will restore the device. After restoration is complete, iTunes will ask you to name the device and select syncing preferences for the iPod.Update the USB driver software in Windows if the error still occurs. To update the driver, click on the "Start" button and enter "Device Manager" in the search field. Click on "Device Manager" and click on "Update Driver Software." Select "Search automatically for updated driver software." Windows will search and update the driver software. If it can't find it, hit the "Back" button and select "Browse my computer for driver software." Type "C:\Windows\INF" in the search for driver field and hit "Next." The system should update the driver now.



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SOURCE: the itunes doesn't recognize my ipod classic

you restored your ipod correct? (just the music is erased) not format ? (ipod is zapped)....ok..lets play with the restore part...plug up ipod to not open itunes (close it, x it out) ...go to my computer you should see a new drive on it (ipod)....double click ipod and copy the software (from ipod) it should be 4 folders and hidden files too...paste it to a temp folder on the right click ipod drive and format it (yes this will erase everything on it)...once format is completed reinstall the software from the temp folder back to this is finish....update itunes to the newest version (even if u have it already overwrite it) now have a brand new ipod...........

in the beginning i ask if you restored or formatted (if you had formatted, you would not find nor see any software) would be better off asking a friend/family if they have the same ipod can you copy just the software (you would copy their software to a temp file, then on to yours same as above) .........i hope this works out for u.....feel free to rate the help

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SOURCE: Error 1439

send it back to apple.
your ipod has a bug sad to say.

Posted on Dec 15, 2009

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