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Ipod classic 160gb screen froze, can't reset, Help!

Had ipod classic for six months with no problem, but screen froze up the other day, tried resetting but keep getting apple logo folowed by red circle with X in middle. Can't seem to be able to charge ipod either, have got a cabe to charge from pc or electrical socket, neither of these seem to make a difference. would appreciate some help with this!.

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  • cristallllll May 30, 2008

    it froze

  • ffkinloch Jul 02, 2008

    I have exactly the same problem had ipod 160gb for 6 months with what i consider normal use it now is frozen up when I turn on I get the apple logo then after that I get the red circle with the red x inside and it keeps repeating that sequence o matter what I cannot get beyond that at all cannot get anyother scre but shut am now in thailanden at all I bought in UK bould not matter



    frankinelli

  • taloss001 Jul 09, 2008


    • i have the same problem .the ipod's frozen and i can't do anye move whit ipod menu and the light' on all the time!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • ronhuizer Aug 05, 2008

    My iPod Classic 160Gb after 8 month suddenly feeses on pauze in coverflow mode.
    Don't know how to reset it or what to do to get it going again.


    Ron

  • Anonymous Aug 28, 2008

    Pluged i-pod classic in the computer. puld it out and it froze with the "OK to Disconnect" screen . cant reset ,cant charge or turn of! HELP ME PLEASE!

  • dave_coffee Sep 28, 2008

    my i pod fell down when i picked it up it was fine and i was able to play one more track...then all of a sudden it would'nt play,i reset it and got the apple sign alright,but after that,it didnt go back to the normal screen but shows a red x with a circle round it.it tried putting it into disk mode but to no avail and my computer does not recognise it when i connect it

  • Angie Green
    Angie Green Nov 30, 2008

    My ipod classic 160gb will show the apple screen sometimes and go on and off, if I push the buttons and try to turn it off it will then show me a X in a red circle then recycle through the boot up again and again but never go past that. Any ideas?????? Thanks.

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Allright i have the same problem and i know how to get it to discharge, reset it then right when you see the apple logo hold previous and center.
then it will take you to the whole systems analysis ******** that they do when you send it in, just go auto test and DONT continue, it wont auto shut off cause of the mode its in. thats what im doing right now.

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First tell me how u reset the ipod also normally when after u have reset the ipod and your still seeing the the red circle you might find yourself buying a new mp3 player but as soon as u have time email me hoe u tried to rest the ipod.

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  • Nicci89 Sep 29, 2010

    You can reset an ipod classic easily by toggling the hold switch on and off a few times and then pres the menu and select button for 10 seconds or so and it should reset.

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If your hear clicking or repetitive sound from inside you have a broken hard drive. If you're out of warranty you have to Open the iPod classic and replace the hard drive. The part is available on ebay. Here's a guide on how to disassemble an iPod classic. Maybe a tech savy friend can do it for you. If you want to pay to have somebody do it for you there are third party iPod Repair Services.

Posted on Jul 25, 2010

Help daaaaaaah

Posted on Aug 22, 2008

In most cases you have to just drain the entire battery. then when it's drained - charge it up and it should work fine... for the time being!

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My ipod just froze while I was running with it.

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