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Ipod nano 1st generation trouble! help!

Hi there,
while i was running my ipod, suddenly it turned off although it was fully charged, i tried to reset, nothing happened.
I plugged it into my PC, it said the device is not properly formated, iTunes did not recognized it, so i can not restore it....
but i don't think it's dead cuz when plugged to the PC, the screen turned on white then grey, withs Bip bip bip sounds on and off but the Apple logo doesn't appear!!!!
help me please, wat can i do to fix it myself!!!!

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Re: ipod nano 1st generation trouble! help!

Sounds like a corrupt hard drive.

put it into disk mode

  1. Before placing the iPod into disk mode, you should verify that it is charged.
  2. Toggle the Hold switch on and off. (Set it to Hold, then turn it off again.)
  3. Press and hold the Menu and Select buttons for at least 6 seconds until the Apple logo appears.
  4. When the Apple logo appears, release the Menu and Select buttons and immediately press and hold the Select and the Play/Pause buttons until the Disk Mode screen appears.
Find it in "my computer", right click it and select format. Choose the FAT32 option and hit OK.

Once its done, restart your computer and plug in your pod. Start itunes and it should automatically reinstall the ipod firmware.

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