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Cannot be synced disc can be located

I get a message after a few minutes..of my itunes freezing whilst trying to sync..No matter what I do..This message comes up...but there never was a disc with the's stupid tecnology is supposed to make things easier?!!

When I use restore to factory settings nothing happens..I ran it and left it on all night only to find it still trying in the morning? did clear my previous play list tho... just can't seem to load a new one...

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After you start the sync you have to fool itunes by plugging in another device, such as a flash drive, into another usb port on your computer.

Posted on Apr 30, 2008

After you start the sync you have to fool itunes by plugging in another device, such as a flash drive, into another usb port on your computer.

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The restore doesn't work, because of a bug. You have to reset it using a small program the Reset Utility.
Try this url:
If that url doesn't work, go to, click support and choose iPod and search for reset utility to look for the download link. And if that doesn't work let me know and I'll send the program to you by e-mail.
O, the reset will erase all your music/data on the iPod.

Posted on Apr 25, 2008

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