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Ipod touch stuck on itunes logo when plugged into computer via usb lead itunes doesnt recognise it

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Ok this happened to me before. this is what you do.
1. plug ipod into another computer (possibley a freinds)
2. download the latest ipod software
3. set up as new ipod (your ipod should work like the very first time you used it)
4. plug back into your computer and sync with your itunes
5. ipod should be back to normal

good luck. leave a comment if this does not work please

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