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Ipod freezes up computer when hooked up

My Ipod freezes my computer whenever i attach it with the usb cable, so naturally i can't sync or restore it on my computer. This happens every single time i hook it up, and as soon as i unhook it my computer is instantly unfrozen. Do i have to send my ipod in for servicing or is there something i can do about this?

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Re: Ipod freezes up computer when hooked up

I've got the same problem... aparently if you don't connect the ipod very often it may take some time to connect because its updating via itunes so just leave it connected for half an hour i did and i'm good as new now

Posted on Aug 22, 2008

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Hey as soon as i attach my ipod to my computer it says attached and then instantaly it ejects it and gives a message saying ejecting please wait.i dont have any usb's connected to laptop.

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Uninstall itunes and the ipod software then reload everything it and if u have more then one usb slot make sure u put it back in the one u use to load it with because sometimes the computer is very picky with that. its worked for me when mine does that so maybe it will work for u

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Re: Ipod freezes up computer when hooked up

Sounds like you have to many usb devices plugged in. Try unplugging all the usb devices then plug in you ipod.

Posted on Dec 29, 2007

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Ipod is disabled, how do i restart it ?

The iPod Touch is a type of iPod that features a touch screen and can function as both a portable media player and as a pocket computer.

It is possible to password protect your iPod Touch so that you will have to enter a password every time you want to unlock the iPod Touch screen.

If you repeatedly enter the incorrect passcode, your iPod Touch will become disabled.
To unlock a disabled iPod Touch, you need to sync your iPod Touch device with iTunes on your computer.

Attach the iPod Touch data cable to the bottom of your iPod Touch device and attach the other end of the data cable to an available USB port on your computer.

Open iTunes on your computer and then select your iPod Touch device from the list of available devices on the left side of the iTouch window.

Click the "Restore" button.

If you have previously backed up your iPod Touch, you can choose to restore the device to the last back up or any saved backup.

If you have never backed up your iPod Touch, this process will restore your iPod Touch's factory settings.

Wait while iTunes syncs with your iPod Touch and restores the device.

iTunes will prompt you when this process is complete.

A hard reset restores your iPod Touch to its original factory settings.
This is useful when your iPod Touch is disabled and won't turn on or off, but all your data is erased.

Luckily, you can restore your data with iTunes after you've performed the reset.
Once you've performed the reset, your iPod is wiped clean and iTunes prompts you to restore the settings from your last sync.

Plug the iPod into your computer and wait at least 10 minutes.
This allows the battery to recharge in case it has drained.

This could fix your disabled iPod, if the problem was caused by a dead battery.
Click "OK" if your computer opens a "Connect to iTunes" alert box.

Depending on your version of iTunes, the message may indicate the iPod is in "recovery mode" and you need to restore the device.

ITunes opens and resets your iPod for you.
Unplug the iPod from your computer if you don't see the "Connect to iTunes" alert box.

Make sure the iPod is charged before you attempt the hard reset.
Press and hold both the On/Off/Wake button and the Home button on your iPod.

Keep the buttons pressed.
Wait for the Apple logo to appear, it may take 10 seconds or longer.

When you see it, release the On/Off/Wake button but keep the Home button pressed.
Release the Home button when you see a picture of a USB cable with an arrow pointing to the iTunes logo.

Plug your iPod back into the computer.
The iTunes "recovery mode" message will appear.

Click "OK" to complete the reset.

Dec 16, 2015 | Apple iPod touch

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Restore software for ipod 16GB touch

i would be checking the usb lead before doing anything or even replacing it with a new one make sure iis securely connected
the cable near the iTunes symbol represents a problem with the cable
and the cd will not not be able to activate without a connection

Connect one end of the USB sync cable to one of your computer's unused USB ports, and connect the other end to the bottom of the iPhone or iPod Touch.

If iTunes does not start on its own, run it using the desktop or Start menu shortcut.

When iTunes starts, you should see an icon for the iPhone or iPod Touch on the left side of the window.

Click "Summary" in the right pane of the window if it is not already active.

Click the "Restore" button to begin the device restoration process.

ITunes displays a message asking if you want to save the contents of the device to your computer before restoring it.

If you have not backed up the device already, click the "Back Up" button.

If you have already done this, click "Don't Back Up."

Click "Restore." ITunes clears the data from your iPhone or iPod Touch and reinstalls the device's original firmware.

The screen of your iPhone or iPod Touch may shut off while iTunes works.

Do not remove the USB sync cable.

When iTunes is done restoring the device, it displays a message letting you know that the device is about to restart.

Click "OK" to restart the device. If you are restoring an iPhone or iPod touch, wait for the "iPhone / iPod touch is activated" message to appear on the screen of the device before you disconnect it from the computer.

You may now restore your backup of the device or remove it from the computer.

hope this helps

Sep 15, 2012 | Apple iPod touch

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Ipod's USB cable points to itunes icon on Ipod's screen and won't turn on. what can i do?

Hi tifftiffpup...
The ipod is requesting that you hook it up to Itunes...maybe for updates.
If nothing happens after you hook the ipod to itunes then you may have to do a restore.
You can restore you ipod but it will wipe all songs,video,messages,pictures,etc completely off the ipod...sometimes you have no choice but to do that and you have to reload everything back on...
Here is how you do a restore incase you do not know:

1...Make sure you have an Internet connection, you may need to download new updated versions of the iTunes or iPod Software.
2...Download and install the latest version of iTunes.
3...Open iTunes.
Connect your iPod to your computer using the USB cable that came with your iPod.
4...After a few moments, your iPod will appear in the Source panel in iTunes.
5...Select your iPod in the Source panel.
You will see some information about your iPod appear in the Summary tab of the main iTunes window.
6...Click Restore.
7...A progress bar will appear on the computer screen, indicating that stage one of the restore process has begun.
When this stage is done, iTunes will show one of two messages with instructions specific to the iPod model you are restoring.
8...Disconnect iPod and connect it to iPod Power Adapter this typically applies to older iPod models.
Leave iPod connected to computer to complete restore this typically applies newer iPod models.
9...During part two of the restoreing process, the iPod will display an Apple logo as well as a progress bar at the bottom of the display.
NOTE: It is very important that the iPod remain connected to the computer or iPod power adapter during this stage of the restore.
10...After the restore process is complete, the iTunes Setup Assistant window will appear.
It will ask you to name your iPod and choose your syncing preferences.
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Sep 05, 2011 | Apple iPod touch

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When i ipod attched my computer the ipod will b show do not dis connest

when you attached and ipod in your computer it will be detected as usb mass storage. When you play itunes it will sync with your ipod and prompts you not to disconnect while the syncing is not yet finished. You can try wiggling the usb cable and see if that causes the error. You might need to replace your usb data cable for the ipod if that causes it.

Feb 11, 2011 | Apple iPod MA446LL/A MP3 Player

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Not getting to unlock iPod by using the slide. Ipod only responds when it is attach to the computer after it is unplugged it freezes at one time.

that is not a problem follow the steps below. If you cannot remember the passcode, you will need to restore your device using the computer with
which you last synced it. This allows you to reset your passcode and resync the data from the
device (or restore from a backup). If you restore on a different computer that was never synced
with the device, you will be able to unlock the device for use and remove the passcode, but your
data will not be present Follow the steps that i have outlined below. If this does not completely help your situation
please let me know and i will be glad to assist you. According to Apple, if you have forgotten the code, you can unlock the IPod by doing the
following: 1 If you can't unlock IPod using either [the code or connecting it to the computer you use to
manage its songs. . . Plug the iPod USB cable into the bottom of the iPod Nano. 2 Plug the other end of the iPod USB cable into a free USB port on a Mac or PC computer. 3 Open the iTunes application by clicking on the Dock icon on a Mac or using the Start menu on a
PC. 4 Click on the name of your iPod Nano under the "Devices" list in the iTunes window. 5 Click on the "Sync" button to establish a connection between your iPod and the computer. 6 Click on the eject symbol next to your iPod's name after the syncing process has finished. 7 Unplug your iPod Nano. The device will be unlocked and you will be able to access all normal
features again. if that does not work you can restore your iPod to factory settings using iPod Updater. Please
note that this will erase all data on your iPod. Afterwards, you can add your music and data back to your iPod. If you want to change the primary computer that your IPod is associated with, do this: 1. Restore your iPod. WARNING: The restore process cannot be undone. All of your songs and files will be deleted. Always make a backup of your important data. 2. Connect your iPod to the computer that you want to be the primary computer. 3. Open iTunes and synchronize. Apple also notes that company "representatives cannot unlock an iPod if you forget your
combination. If you can't unlock your iPod and you don't have access to the primary computer,
your only option is to restore the IPod, which will erase all music and data." If you need further assistance please feel free to follow up with a comment and i will be here to
assist you. If this assisted you please feel free to rate the comment. thanks and have a great

Sep 16, 2010 | Apple iPod touch Second Gen (8 GB,...

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My iPod Nano will not sync with my computer any longer.

1. Try another USB cord or USB cable. 2. Restrart your computer for a try.
3. Reset or restore your iPod for a try, this way can fix many general iPod problems. If you don't know how to do that, you may refer to this iPod tips
4. Download and install the latest version fo iTunes for a try.
5. You may try this iPod transfer, it's a nice iTunes alternative that can help you upload music and video to iPod, I always use it to sync my iPod when my iTunes can't recognize my iPod, it's easy to use and works pretty well
If you have any other questions, feel free to email me.

Dec 23, 2009 | Apple iPod MA446LL/A MP3 Player

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Ipod touch doesn't get sync....

1. Do a reset. Hold down the button on the tip of the iPod touch AND the one button at the bottom of the screen together for at least 10 seconds. The "Slide to unlock" slider will mementarily appear, keep pressing then the Apple logo will appear. Let the iPod re-start. It has now been re-set. 2. Do a 'Restore'. Connect your iPod with the cable that came with it to the USB port on your computer. In iTunes, click and (Restore). 3. Try re-installing iTunes on your computer then do a 'Restore'.

Nov 30, 2009 | Apple iPod touch

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My ipod wont switch on

I would suggest you take it in to the apple store for repair already. Most often this type of problem is hardware related already.

Mar 07, 2009 | Apple iPod nano MP3 Player

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Ipod doesn't work when not connected to computer

After you eject if from the computer and it locks up press and hold the center button while pressing down on the menu button. This will reboot the IPod. What charger are you using? Is the charger plugged into a usb hub or does it get power from an electrical outlet?

Jun 25, 2008 | Apple iPod nano

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IPod touch freezes

when it says syncing, try to click the little x next to it on itunes. this will be at the top.

Jun 19, 2008 | Apple iPod touch

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