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My ipod keeps claiming that its corrupted, I tried

My ipod keeps claiming that its corrupted, it wont complete a format while in disc mode (claims that an unknown error occured). I tried the 5 "R's" but none of them work, I tried changing the drive letter (doesnt work) and once i restore it it will sync maybe 75-1000 songs but then stop and freezes itunes. The ipod also makes strange noises like the harddrive is glitching out. Please help! This is driving me crazy!!!

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Sounds as though you will have to get a new hard drive, and reinstall it. Sounds to me like your drive has gone faulty. here is a link to help you do it.
http://lifehacker.com/145370/how-to-replace-the-hard-drive-in-an-ipod

Posted on Feb 06, 2010

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    mozartripper Oct 03, 2010

    I have the same problem last month. but it wasn't the hard drive that was corrupted it was my usb wire that was broken I just bought a new one and it worked :)

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