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Ipod not responding; plays only in my pc

I have an 80gb classic ipod. it only plays when connected in my pc and its stuck in one of the folder of music. I can ONLY scroll through the songs but it doesn't play on its own/I cant proceed to MENU or other folders...help! thanks

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  • gen_dlc Mar 14, 2009

    EnginEar....thanks for the reply...It worked! thanks a lot! ;) I
    shouted with joy after heard it playing again! whew! thank you again!



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Did you try a hard reset? Hold the center button down while holding the down arrow. the screen will go black and an apple logo will appear . When it reboots try again.

Posted on Mar 12, 2009

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    EnginEar Mar 31, 2009

    You're welcome. SWEET!

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