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Ipod video 30 GB displays sad ipod icon

My ipod video 30 GB displays sad ipod icon. Could it be anything else beside the hard drive??

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I am so sorry but the hard drive is down.
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also u can check for restoration and upgrade through iTunes.
p^^lz rate this post.

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My ipod mini 4gig has been corrupted. trying to restore but unfortunately it wont. it is just showing an apple icon and a triangle with a exclamation point. when connected to a computer it does not...


There are many iPod error icons with exclamation marks


The Sad iPod icon (93936_4.gif ) usually means that the iPod can't access it's Hard Drive. I've seen that hitting the ipod on a soft surface occasionally fixes this. You may need to take the iPod for repair


The Folder Error icon (93936_1.gif) may mean the battery is low, the ipod needs to be reset, restored or needs a service

The Battery Icon (93936_2.gif) usually means the battery needs charging

93936_3.gif means a disk scan failed and will be repeated when the ipod is turned on or reset.



Try restoring it continuouly until it does (eventually worked for mine)

if it is anything else, your iPod may need repair.



Good Luck!

-AC

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I POd 30 GB Please wait very Low Battery


Your ipod needs a new battery and possibly a new hard drive.You can either repair this yourself or have someone do this service for you.

I offer this service on my website www.huskyipodrepair.com

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My Ipod Video 30 GB shows a sad face. What do i do?


It looks like there is some kind of software problem with your iPod.
First, power up your iPod (showing the sad face). Try pressing the center and menu buttons at the same time, and holding it like this until the iPod shuts off (after about 5 seconds). This should 'force-restart' the iPod.
If this doesn't work, plug your iPod into your computer, open iTunes, select your iPod in the left-hand menu and click Restore. Note that all songs/photos/videos will be erased by this procedure.
Should this also fail, you can try leaving your iPod turned on (with the sad face), and wait for the battery to completely run out (the iPod should not turn on at all anymore). Leave the iPod unpowered for about an hour, recharge it, and retry the above steps.
Hope this helped,
tS

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30 gb ipod has sad face and low battery icons


could be bad charger or time to replace the battery. lots of places sell new ipod batteries.
does it work if you leave it plugged into your computer for a few hours? if it does not then its a bad abttery.

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Flashing icons while charging... am I really charging?


If the iPod is showing the "Sad iPod face" icon, this means that the hard drive inside the iPod (located on the logic/circuit board) has died/failed and needs to be replaced. If you plan on replacing this part, you may also need to purchase and solder a new battery to the iPod logic board if you were to do it yourself.

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Ipod sad face 30 gb


The sad face icon mean's your hard drive has had it! =[
You can buy a new one from ebay!

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IPod does not charge


Search for 'The iPod battery Unplugged' it will probably help you diagnose the problem cheaper than apple will

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My ipod has a sad face icon and the famous 5 r's did not take care of my problem.


Unfortunately, it means your iPod's hard drive is severely damaged. Try putting it into disk mode and formatting it with windows, sometimes that'll take care of bad sectors on the drive and MIGHT make it usable again. It's either that or take it back to Apple to have them fix it.

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