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Reformating an ipod

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If you're on a Mac, open up "disk utility" (aplications>Utilities folder) select the ipod in the left column & click the "erase" tab at the top. There is now a menu in the middle of the screen that should say "Mac OS extended (Journaled)". If you're going to use this iPod on your Mac, Keep it this way. If you want to use this iPod for PC, select "MS DOS". Now click "Erase". Then you simply launch iTunes, and click the "Restore" button to put the iPod software back on it. If you're on a PC it should be pretty much the same, except you do the reformatting in Windows' "Disk Management" utility.

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