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Restoring Ipod issue

Trying to restore classic ipod and mid restore an Itune box pops up and states, Ipod could not be restored, unknown errow occured (1418). Any ideas on how to correct this?
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  • jessica_mcne Aug 29, 2008

    When I connect my ipod to i-tunes, it says my ipod may be corrupt and needs to be restored. So I try to restore IPOD classic and shortly after it starts it pops up "ipod could not be restored, an unknown error occurred (1437). Is there any way to fix this?

  • camiloh1 Feb 05, 2009

    First, my Ipod started with an error 69. I've even changed the music, tried again and always gives error around song 3250. Whenever i connect it to Itunes, it deletes ALL the songs and starts all over again, up to song 3250 more o less. Can´t be a corrupted files since i've changed them all. New surprise: i can`t even restore my Ipod. New error 1437. Love Mac products: few mistakes, but the first one that pops up is definitive. Thanks Mac for useless devices



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Hi dear

Following is list of iPod and iTunes Error messages or Alert messages you may come across while trying to open or install iTunes, update, sync or restore iPod, making a purchase from iTunes Store, or perform any other activity in your iPod/iTunes:

  1. "Unable to Check for Purchased Music because an error occurred (-5000 error)."
  2. "Error (-35)"
  3. "There was an error in the iTunes Store. Please try again later."
  4. "-5000" and "-35"
  5. “Error 1415” “Error 208” “Error 1418” “Error 1413” “Error 1427” “Error 200” “Error 1402” “Error 50” “Error 1406” “Error 1407” “Error 1428” “Error 1417” “Error 60” “Error 42” “Error 48” “Error 39” “Error 1417” “Error 53” “Error 69” “Error 50” “Error 3221””Error 2738” “Error1921” “Error 1607” “Error 5000” “Error 9006” “Error 9800” “Error 9814” “Error 9815”
  6. "Failed to locate Supported File Types or There Are No Photos Found on this Device"
  7. "the iPod ** cannot be updated, the required folder cannot be found"
  8. "Cannot connect to the iTunes Store. An unknown error has occurred”
  9. “Disk is locked”
  10. "iTunes folder cannot be found"
  11. “Disk cannot be read from or written to”
  12. “Firmware update failure”
  13. “Drive not formatted”
  14. "The iPod "username's iPod cannot be updated. The required folder cannot be found"
  15. "Folder cannot be found or created"
  16. “Attempting to copy to the disk [iPod name] failed. The disk could not be read from or written to.”
  17. "Sync failed: unknown error (-124)"
  18. "iPod cannot be synced: required folder cannot be found"
  19. “iPod Service Error”
  20. Cannot Import to Itunes - error 2002”
  21. "Attempting to copy to the disk (iPod name) failed. The disk could not be read from or written to"
  22. “The iPod "Customer's iPod" could not be restored. An unknown error occurred (1418)”
  23. "The iPod "Customer's iPod" cannot be updated. An unknown error occurred (-50)"
  24. “iTunesSetup.exe is not a "valid Win32 application"
  25. "Internal manager error”
  26. “iTunes 7.02 not a valid Win32 application”
  27. "itunes.exe - Corrupt File"
  28. "An Unknown Error occurred (-39)"
  29. "Could not complete your iTunes Store request. The store may be busy. Check your Internet connection or try again later."
  30. "There was an error downloading your purchased music. An unknown error occurred (-50)."
  31. "-9800, -9815, -9814"
  32. "Unable to Check for Purchased Music because an error occurred (-5000 error)."
  33. "There was an error in the iTunes Store. Please try again later."
If you come across any one of the above Error or Alert messages, then either your iPod/iTunes has gone corrupted and your iPod may be in for a crash or maybe you’re already facing an iPod crash. iPod might crash or get corrupt due to any of the reasons from hardware failure to corrupt iPod cache to damaged Files or to damaged disk structure.

You must be cautious and try to recover lost data from your iPod from reliable and proved software which is non-destructive and can recover all data—damaged or deleted. Any compromise can thwart your recovery process. Try Stellar Phoenix iPod Recovery Software.

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There have been a lot of complaints recently about thisiTunes Error 54 from different iOS owners. Since a lot of devices have been affected, it was kind of difficult for Apple to troubleshoot and solve this issue right away. In this article, we will get to know what is thisiTunes Error 54 is and how are we going to fix this in no time.
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Top Four Solutions To Fix The ITunes Error 53 In Apple
iTunes as we all know that it is one of the most popular media players among users across the globe. This program is extremely simple and easy to use even for the beginners. But, some or the other way, the media player may come across few critical errors and one among them is known as "error 53". The error usually appears while the program installation is taking place or may be even due to execution of the program. As per as Apple Technical Support study, it is sais that the error appears during the system startup or even while shutdown is taking place. So, here the issue is as long as you see the message, it is cent percent assurance that you won't be able to update or restore your iPhone easily. Because the iTunes Error 53 will always trigger a message " iTunes has encountered a problem and needs to be closed". But there is nothing to be worried about it because there are top five solutions jotted down by expert team of Apple department and here it goes:

Top four solutions to fix the iTunes error 53 in Apple device
Solution1: Cleaning of all the available junk files
·Each operating system will accumulate a ridiculous quantity of cache as well as log files after some time. Well, if this junk file isn't periodically cleaned out then iTunes will definitely respond slowly by providing a message which shows a "53 error" message. It further maybe due to unexpected file conflicts or an overburdened hard drive issues. I such cases, simply clean out all the junk files on Windows and other files on the Mac device.

Solution2: Cleaning of the registry files
·Cleaning the registry is considered as a useful thing every time a user is installing or uninstalling few of the programs. This further helps in speeding up the computer as suggested by Apple Tech Support Toll-Free 1-800-213-8289 experts. the process is quite simple and exceptionally beneficial for all users. Clean out all the Registry files on your Mac device to avoid future issues.
Solution3: Update the iTunes

    ·iTunes Error 53 can on the other hand relate to the situation where users don't actually work with the latest iTunes versions available in the market. So, in this case, users need to update the software whenever needed. To do this, one needs to follow the below described steps:
    a)Open the iTunes software first
    b)Choose the iTunes from the menu bar mext
    c)Click on the "Check for updates" icon for installing all the latest updates
    d)Follow a few given simple steps to install the iTunes latest versions
    Solution4: Update the Windows device
      ·Microsoft is every now and then performs the update to improve the system file performance that could be easily be related to Error 53. Updating Windows will improve the computer's performance and remove all system errors. To do this, one needs to perform the following steps given below:
      a)Click on the Start button to proceed with the process
      b)Into the search box, simply type the update message and then press the "Enter" button
      c)Once the Windows Update box is visible, just choose the Install Updates option.
      Get in touch with our Apple Customer Support expert team members to resolve your issues at a go. We promise to accompany the best available market solutions at your doorstep

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Try restoring Ipod on an other computer, worked for me

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Document about error 1413

maybe theres some tricks to help you, disabling virus protection or smthing like that.

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