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Try and reset the ipod by--
1. Toggle the Hold switch on and off. (Slide it to Hold, then turn it off again.)
2. Press and hold the Menu and Center (Select) buttons simultaneously until the Apple logo appears, about 6 to 8 seconds. You may need to repeat this step.
Tip: If you are having difficulty resetting your iPod, set it on a flat surface. Make sure the finger pressing the Select button is not touching any part of the click wheel. Also make sure that you are pressing the Menu button toward the outside of the click wheel, and not near the center.
If the above steps did not work, try connecting iPod to a power adapter and plug the power adapter into an electrical outlet, or connect iPod to your computer. Make sure the computer is turned on and isn't set to go to sleep. Hope this helps...


Daniel

Posted on Aug 28, 2010

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  • nicwam1920 Apr 06, 2011

    THANKYOU!!!! this is our 2nd 5th generation due to the same problem. The 1st was returned to Apple and a replacement sent just prior to Xmas 2010. I have saved your instructions just in case it happens again. Having to constantly uninstall and reinstall Itunes is a huge pain in the neck.

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