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Ipod hd problem

I installed a brand new HD on my Ipod 30GB, I turned on Itune on my PC and it was able to see it, tried to restore after 30 minutes of trying my system frozed. I tried to bring it up on my Mac (powerbook) and now iTune does not see it, disk aid can see it like it is 260GB. If i try to restore it I receive an erroor message saying: Ipod could not be restore. An unknow error occur (1416).
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  • mehndi Jan 06, 2008

    I have this same problem with a 60 gig, but following these instructions did not help. I am not sure what I can do next. If anyone can assist it would be greatly appreciated.



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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.

then plug in to your comp and use itunes to restore to factory settings Thats half of it, but...

These problems seem like you will need to go into disk mode,

Reset, then while the apple logo shows, hold play and centre, you will be in disk mode and should be able to use the HP format tool, then after a quick format, connect to iTunes to finish the process

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