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Ipod nano not detected by windows and itunes

A friend of mine gave me his ipod nano 3rd gen 4gb because he had told me he could not load songs through itunes and when I plugged the ipod on my computer but then itunes doesn't detect the ipod and niether does my computer. And windows didn't make a sound when I plugged in the ipod through the usb hub. But the ipod turns on and does everything else but charges when I plug in the ipod . How do fix my computer to detect the ipod because I have even tried to install the ipod through the control panel in windows and nothing happens so how do solve this problem?

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There are a couple of things you can try:

Make sure you have updated to the latest version of iTunes.

To reset your iPod:

  • 1. Toggle the Hold switch on and off. (Slide it to Hold, then turn it off again.)
  • 2. Press and hold the Menu and Center (Select) buttons simultaneously until the Apple logo appears, about 6 to 10 seconds. You may need to repeat this step.
  • After resetting, try again to connect to the computer
How to restore your iPod: For Windows:

THIS WILL ERASE ALL SONGS, VIDEOS, PODCASTS FROM THE IPOD AND SET IT BACK TO THE FACTORY SETTINGS
  • 1. Make sure you've reinstalled the latest version of iTunes.
  • 2. Open iTunes, and then connect your iPod to your computer.
  • 3. After a few moments, it will appear in the source list in iTunes. If the iPod's display doesn't show "Connected" or "Do not disconnect" you may need to put the iPod into disk mode to proceed.
  • 4. Select your iPod in the source list and you will see information about it appear in the Summary tab of the main iTunes windows.
  • 5. Click the Restore button. You will be prompted with one or more restore options that may prompt iTunes to automatically download of the latest iPod Software. The 4 possible restore options are:
    • Restore Option 1: Restore - Restores with same iPod Software version already on iPod.
    • Restore Option 2: Use Same Version - Restores with same iPod Software version already on iPod even though a newer version is available.
    • Restore Option 3: Use Newest Version - Restores with the latest iPod Software on your computer.
    • Restore Option 4: Restore and Update - Restores with the latest iPod Software on your computer.
  • 6. A progress bar will appear on the computer screen indicating that the first stage of the restore process has started. When this stage is completed, iTunes will instruct you to leave iPod connected to your computer to complete restore.
  • 7. During the stage 2 of the restore process, the iPod will show an Apple logo as well as a progress bar at the bottom of the display. It is critical that the iPod remains connected to the computer or iPod Power adapter during this stage. Note: The progress bar may be difficult to see since the backlight on the iPod display may be off.
  • 8. After stage 2 of the restore process is complete and the iPod is connected to the computer, the iTunes Setup Assistant window will appear asking you to name your iPod and choose your syncing preferences similar to when you connected your iPod for the first time.
These steps usually will fix the issue...I hope that helps!

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