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Problem formatting Ipod 1GB

Hey guys
When i go to install itunes the program says i need to format my ipod

However when i try to do so it says this
assertion dg.BytesPerSector == 512 failed . \iPodDeviceNT .cpp line 311

Any ideas on how to fix this??

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Re: Problem formatting Ipod 1GB

Install iTunes without the Nano connected, then configure it afterwards. When I connected the Nano, a message popped up saying that the version of iTunes was too old to be compatible with the Nano. So I downloaded the latest version and everything is OK now.

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