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I forgot my code on my ipod nano screen

Help me unlock my screen pleeeeeeeeease

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For those forgetful people

all right guys i have a solution for this but it will require some work first:

  • Mount the nano (plug it in)
  • Navigate to X:iPod_ControlDevice (where X is the drive letter of the iPod)
  • Find the file called "_locked" and open it with Notepad or TextEdit
nowu should get some thing like : Vôáijåö éúPbíþT~ñâHzõæLvùê@rýîD as thetext but its not that con fusing to show here are two diffrent codes

Vôáijåö éúPbíþT~ñâHzõæLvùê@rýîD
the same!
]óãhjåö éúPbíþT~ñâHzõæLvùê@rýîD
so in fact the part that matters is the first 4.... and its a 4 digit code!!

soooo i have made a guide line.. for u to match up your code with

0000
^ðàk
1111
_ñáj

2222
òâi

3333
]óãh

4444
Zôäo

5555
[õån

6666
Xöæm

7777
Y×çl

8888
Vøèc

9999
Wùéb
now how does this help ?? well i set my code as 1234 and this is what the first 4 digits were: _òão

ifu look at the first one and compare to the guide it shows that thefirst digit is 1 the second 2 the third 3 and the last is 4! taaadaaaa!!!!

Rock on people hope this helps!!!!

~Thimolas the awesome :P

oppps!! forgot to mention that eagle btc helped me find the folder...... the little bit at the begining was from

http://forums.ilounge.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=118446&highlight=combination+lock

Posted on Mar 11, 2009

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I do not know if this will work but give it a try and let me know if it works it wont hurt anything loaded to ipod ... make sure hold switch is off press and hold the center button and menu button until you see the Apple logo comes on and release the buttons. That should reset the ipod to the manufacture settings without loosing any files loaded to it. Let me know if it works thanks and good luck

Posted on Feb 18, 2009

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