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Ipod not recognize

When I plug my ipod into my computer it comes up with "Device Not Recognized" and when I try and troubleshoot the problem it says that the "Unknown Device" has no driver, what can I do??

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Re: ipod not recognize

Hello eveleen did you get a driver cd with the ipod you have, if so insert the cd in to pc and load it up. should be fine when cd inserted or download the reqiured drivers .
if need to download them post back for them



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