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Ipod is Not Being Recognized by Computer

Hello, I have a 4 gb. Ipod nano 2nd gen.
While away, i thought i lost my usb cord, and i tried using one to my other mp3 player (stupidly) because it ran out of battery. Sadly, it didnt charge my ipod at all, and when i tried to connect it after i found the proper cord, it only charged it. On top of that, the computer (Dell w/ Windows Vista) says that the device has malfunctioned. How can I get my Ipod to appear in both "My Computer" and Itunes?

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  • Nano_Bites Apr 11, 2008

    ...i knew that was a bad idea...*stupid stupid stupid*

  • Nano_Bites Apr 11, 2008

    i rebooted my computer, but that didnt help, is there any way i can fix the connections myself, or should i see a technician?

  • Nano_Bites Apr 18, 2008

    thx.

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First ipod cables only work on ipod.
Second if you bent the connections (even just one) so that it is not connecting inside your ipod you will need to get that fixed.
You should reboot your computer and try again first though.

Posted on Apr 11, 2008

  • Paul Cernech Apr 14, 2008

    pretty small, delicate connections and plastic parts. definetely take it in.

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