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Harddrive motor starts but stops

I unplugged my ipod from the PC without safely removing it and now, the ipod only shows the apple sign and I can hear the harddrive in the ipod starting to spin but then it will stop, also plugging it into the computer does nothing except charge, what should I do?

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Try the 5 R's from apple first:
www.apple.com/support/ipod/five_rs

If that doesn't work, try putting the ipod in disk mode by first resetting the ipod and then pressing the center and play button at the same time at the apple logo. Then if itunes recognizes it, try to restore using itunes.

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