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IPod mini 4GB does not appear in itunes

After connecting iPod via usb cable

iPod shows either
1. "v" - checkmarks and below it "OK to disconnect"
2. (most of the time) battery charging icon - contour of the battery with left third of the battery grayed out, all being connected to the power usb port..

when i open iTunes (just downloaded latest version) , iPod does not appear in iTunes
i can disconnect and connect iPod again, it does not change anything in iTunes.

i tried to reset iPod (switch Hold back and forth, press at the same time Menu and Center button) - does not change anything

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Start with these five simple solutions: Reset, retry, restart, reinstall, or restore http://www.apple.com/support/ipod.five_rs/

If you need more asistance, let me know.

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