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Ipod nano 3rd gen

Hiya i got a ipod nano 3rd gen and the computor is reconizing it as a usb 2.0 (hs) flash disk usb device when i plug it in and itunes is not reconizing it i be greatfull if you could help

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Re: ipod nano 3rd gen

It's in disk mode and the computer thinks that it is only a storage device. You need to reset it to get it back to normal.

You can reset your ipod by holding down the menu and select (round button in the center) buttons down for at least 10 seconds. You'll see an apple logo flash, that's when you stop pressing the buttons. It will shut off, then back on.

Posted on Dec 27, 2007

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