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Ipod problem - playing songs in order

I bought an Apple ipod shuffle (1st generation) last October. Over the past few months I've had a problem in playing songs in order on it. It starts to play a song and then suddenly stops and freezes. I've lost count the amount of times I've reset, restored, reinstalled it. Any ideas/solutions what the problem could be? Also I recently downloaded songs from itunes and until last week I could play these fine, but they are not even being recognised on the ipod (when away from the computer)

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  • sal75 Sep 12, 2007

    Thanks for the advice crazylarry, but it turned out that it was corrupted, which I thought it was. As I had only a month left under the year warranty, I decided to replace it with an ipod nano, as it was cheaper than sending it away ot get fixed (if they could fix it).

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    Shuffle is not working. Plays the song that it goes to and repeats. Even when it is manually adjusted it still plays the same song.

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    Want songs to play in alphabetic order



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CrazyLarry, the iPod Shuffle is flash-based not hard-drive-based

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Sounds like you need a new hard drive, which has a little read-write disk in it that is getting finicky... just to get more use out of it lay it on side or other positions and hear if works ok...if so its diffently Hard drive. you know the sandisks are 2 gigs no moving parts why doesnt somebody put 20 together making 40 gigs and replace the failing Ipods!!??? just pure electronics and no moving parts and much smaller...not like a hard drive. I thought of this over 30 years ago looking at the first plug in video game.

Posted on Aug 31, 2007

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