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ITunes closes when I put in iPod

Whenever I put my ipod USB into itunes prior to synching, the icon shows up that the ipod has been recognised, but then 2 seconds later the entire Itunes application shuts down. So, I can't sync my music. I have tried resetting my ipod and have downloaded the latest iTunes version (7.3.2) and it still happens. I have a Mac so it seems strange they are not compatable.

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Try checking for ipod for any corrupted files. If you use P2P software to "pirate" music, try deleting those files. Also try a different usb port, and if you are using a hub, plug directly into the computer.....which Mac do you have btw?

Hope this helps.

Posted on Oct 19, 2007


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