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Ipod help hi guys my 30 Gb ipod video recently crashed on me,and would not restore, so i did the usual,format,and restored it. it syncs and plays but only shows up on the "about" screen as a 16 Gb sometimes it won't find the track and i have to reset but then it finds the track and plays ok. any ideas what could be wrong?

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  • Neil Lancaster Mar 27, 2008

    yeah i've done the hitting it thing. but i wouldn't make a habbit of it, i only get it not finding tracks after it's been dormant for a day or so,once ive turned it off and back on again it works perfect. but as for it miss reading the capacity size, well i've done all the usual formatting through disc management,and then restoring in itunes. but both the pc and the ipod are displaying a 16 gig hard drive.... proper confussed :-(...

  • yuyuyo May 03, 2008

    computer does not recognize my ipod. I can not figure out how to restore it. Went to itunes but could not figure it out. DUH! Help! Please

  • mrfunction Jun 04, 2008

    IT ONLY READS DO NOT DISCONNECT, ... AND IT WONT RESTORE PLEASE HELP ME

  • tkpatel Aug 13, 2008

    it shows do not disconnect but i can't see on i tunes and could not able to restore

  • rayne_himura Jan 23, 2009

    My ipod stops syncing halfway through. It says that it cannot find the file. I don't understand why it's doing this. I reformatted, and it's still messed up.



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I have loaded 3rd part firmware for games, my computer is not recognising the ipod, i am unable to load the ipodpatcher, I want to restore back to its original conditions( removing the 3rd party firmware) or hoe to load the Apple ipod firmware.

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I ahve been throught the unable to find the track thing but i am sure my problem was different cause fixing mine involved actually hitting it

but it sound like it was miss partitioned i would use windows disk management software after and possible before itunes' restore utility

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