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Ipod 30gb black

My ipod is plugged into my computers usb connection and my ipod keeps flashing " Do not disconnect." I tried to power it up but nothing happens. The screen remains the same with the Do not disconnect". Was flashing at first now it is just stays still. Help please.

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  • ptuaolo Jul 02, 2008

    I did what you suggested, now it turns off but when I plug it back on my PC, it does not regonize the ipod.

  • Anonymous Jul 03, 2008

    my ipod keeps saying do not disconnect

  • Lobocon71 Jul 05, 2008

    i plugged my ipod into my computer and the screen is now blank ?

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Hold the menu and center button for 25 seconds.
That will reboot it without damaging your data.

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No actually i did what u advised but still nothing happens.. theres a note that translayerd into 4 languages including english saying that to restore factory settings use itunes..
but when i connected my ipod into my computer in itunes it suppose to read my ipod and an ipod picture will show at the left side but then again nothing haPPENED.. im so worried if my ipod is still okay to use and if its still can be fix to run

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Have you tried to disconnect the ipod even though it says not to? I've prematurely disconnected my ipod plenty of times and it still works just fine. If you have disconnected it, you could try resetting the ipod to see if anything will happen. Hold down the menu button and the center button at the same time until the ipod turns off. Then the apple sign will pop up and the ipod should start up like normal. If that doesn't work, you may need to wait for the ipod to run out of power. Then try connecting it again.

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Hold down the middle and menu buttons at the same time for about 10 seconds. this will restart the ipod.

hope this helps and good lcuk!
Jaxon

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It means the hard drive is crashing. If it's clicking it means there is a problem with the hard drive. Try restoring your ipod or reformatting it.

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  • 2. Press and hold the Menu and Select buttons until the Apple logo appears, about 6 to 10 seconds. You may need to repeat this step. 5rs_reset_clickwheel.png
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iPod's battery doesn't charge Several things could keep your iPod's battery from charging. The major causes are listed below in logical order. Check each one to see if it's what's keeping your battery from charging.
Low-powered USB port iPods that connect to USB ports require a high-power USB port. Keyboards and some USB hubs will not charge iPod. Connect iPod directly to the computer or to a USB AC power adapter. Click here for more information.
Connect directly to computer If you connect iPod to something that connects to the computer (like a USB hub or FireWire drive), connect iPod directly to the USB or FireWire port on the computer.
FireWire port on a Windows PC The FireWire (IEEE 1394) ports on some Windows-compatible computers may not be powered, and consequently won't charge iPod when you plug it in. Check here to see if the FireWire port on your PC can charge iPod.
Your computer goes to sleep Your computer can only charge iPod when it's turned on and not asleep. Make sure your computer is on and not set to go to sleep when you want to charge iPod. Tip: Some Macintosh computers can charge iPod even though they're asleep. If your sleeping computer doesn't charge iPod, don't worry, just wake it and let iPod charge.
You are using Windows 2000 If you use your iPod with a computer using Windows 2000, see document 304801 "iPod: Proper charging procedures for Windows 2000" for steps on how to keep iPod charging.
There are too many devices in the FireWire chain Your computer can provide power to FireWire devices that don't have their own power sources, such as hard drives and cameras. If there are too many of these kinds of devices connected to your computer, iPod may not be recognized.
  1. Disconnect all devices from your computer's FireWire port(s).
  2. Connect iPod to the computer's FireWire port using the FireWire cable that came with iPod.
If this resolves the issue, consider purchasing a powered FireWire hub to connect your nonpowered devices to. These hubs are available from the Apple Store.
iPod is locked up If iPod is locked up it will not charge, reset iPod. When you reset iPod all your songs and files are saved, but some customized settings may be lost. Tip: iPod will not wake automatically if you connect to a 4-pin FireWire port. Press the Select button (center of wheel) to wake iPod.
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  2. Make sure nothing is in or blocking your computer's FireWire or USB ports.
  3. Check the connections to make sure the cable is completely plugged in.
  4. Try another known-good FireWire or USB cable if available.
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Faulty port on the computer If something is wrong with your computer's FireWire or USB port, it may not supply power to iPod. Note: Only iPod mini can get power from a high-powered USB port using the supplied cable.
  1. Check the connections.
  2. Try another known-good FireWire (or high-powered USB) port on a different computer if available.
  3. If you do not have access to another computer, use the Apple iPod Power Adapter.
  4. Plug in one end of the FireWire cable to the Apple iPod Power Adapter and the other end to your iPod.
  5. Plug the Apple iPod Power Adapter into a working electrical outlet.
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If this resolves the issue, consult your service and support guide to see how you can have the computer's port repaired.
Faulty Apple iPod Power Adapter If something is wrong with the Apple iPod Power Adapter, it may not supply power to iPod.
  1. Try another known-good electrical outlet.
  2. Make sure all the connections are good. Try disconnecting and reconnecting all connections to make sure they are snug.
  3. Try another Apple iPod Power Adapter if one is available.
  4. Try connecting iPod to a computer's FireWire port using iPod's FireWire cable.
If this resolves the issue the Apple iPod Power Adapter needs to be repaired. You can arrange for repair at the iPod Service Website.
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Faulty dock connector or FireWire port on iPod If something is wrong with iPod's FireWire or Dock Connector port, it may not supply power to iPod.
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  2. Check the connection to make sure the FireWire or Dock Connector cable is completely plugged in.
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