The usb connection when using an ipod with it doesnt work! i tried enabling hard disk usage and putting songs on the hard drive but it stil does not play, the screen on the tv just freezes and nothing happens
Make sure you have loaded the latested software from apple. Check in disk management if the ipod is seen by the pc. Usualy the probleme occurges if you have multipile hard drives. Windows assagins the the first open drive letter to the Iipod but the ipod software needs it to be E: drive. Hope this will help
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and reconnect your iPod to iTunes, and then attempt to restore or
update the iPod again.
your computer and then attempt to restore or update the iPod again.
connecting your iPod to a different USB port, and then attempt to restore
or update the iPod again. Connecting to a USB 2.0 port is recommended. For
Windows computers, refer to Identifying USB 2.0 ports on your
computer for instructions.
any USB devices not manufactured by Apple that you have connected to your
computer (it is not necessary to remove your keyboard or mouse). Then,
attempt to restore or update the iPod again.
to the latest version of iTunes, and then attempt to restore or
update the iPod again.
to restore or update the iPod again using a different user account for
your computer. For example, create a new test user account on the computer
with admin rights, and with iTunes installed, try to restore/update the
disabling Disk Use on your iPod and attempt to restore or update the iPod
again. If that doesn't work, try enabling Disk Use on your iPod and
attempt to restore/update. Refer to Putting iPod into Disk Mode below
using a Windows PC to restore or update your iPod, try to reregister
".dll" files as described below this list.**
using a Windows PC, try to update or reinstall your Windows USB
drivers, referring to the section titled "iPod only: Updating, or in
some cases reinstalling, the drivers for your computer's USB interface may
resolve this issue."
<p>iPods are very popular media player developed by Apple. They
include multimedia features that allow you to transfer songs, videos, photos
and games to play. You can also use your iPod as a storage device such as
portable hard drives such as USB flash drives. ITunes lets you quickly activate
the disk and start transferring data files to and from your device. <br />
<p>1. Download and install the latest version of iTunes if you
do not already installed on your computer (see Resources). <br />
<p>2. Connect your iPod to your computer using the USB cable
that comes with it. Open iTunes on your computer. iTunes, the iPod in the left
panel under "Devices." <br />
<p>3. Then click "Devices" click "iPod".
Click on the "Summary" tab at the top of the iTunes program. Select
"Enable disk use" or "Manually manage music and videos."
Select iPod and click "Eject". Quit iTunes. <br />
<p>4. Click the Windows "Start" menu and click
"My Computer". Windows displays the iPod disk icon. For Mac users,
use the iPod disk icon on the desktop. <br />
<p>5. Double-click the iPod disk icon and drag files to or from
iPod's window to copy them. Right-click the iPod disk icon and click
"Eject". Disconnect the device from your computer. <br />
<p>If you want to use Disk Management to partition and format
the iPod Touch, you must enable disk use on your iPod. By default, Apple iPod
products configured to work with Apple's iTunes and not as portable drives on
your computer. You can use iTunes on your hard drive mode to allow your iPod,
allowing the computer to deal with and recognize the iPod as a portable unit. <br />
<p>1. Connect your iPod to your computer using the USB cable
for iPod. <br />
<p>2. Launch iTunes. Select your iPod from the
"Devices" from the iTunes browser. <br />
<p>3. Click on the "Summary" tab in the main iTunes
window to change the settings for your iPod. <br />
<p>4. Go to the bottom of the Settings window and check the
"Enable Disk Use". The computer recognizes the iPod Touch as a
portable disk. <br />
<p>5. Quit iTunes. Run the Disk Management and check the disk
devices connected to ensure that your iPod is displayed as a portable unit. <br />
does the radio support ipods or does it support memory sticks i would check but i can not find a manual for your radio im guessing that the radio does not support ipods it supports songs on memory sticks.
i recomend that you put some songs on a memory stick or through itunes make your ipod enable disk use
and put the songs on the device using my computer and then try and play some songs
Be sure you have the latest version of iTunes. You can also try downloading software called Songbird. If none of this works do a hard reset of your iPod and put it into disk mode. You won't lose any of your songs. 1. Disconnect from the computer. 2. Press and hold the center and menu button until the Apple appears on screen 3. Before the Apple is gone, press and hold the center and left back button until it says "Disk mode". 4. Connect and try transferring songs.
If that works, you'll have to reset after you're done. Hope I've helped, I work on iPods and they can be a real pain.
You have to first enable the function for using the iPod as a Mass Storage Device. Connect the iPod to your computer and open iTunes. When it is connected, go to the main screen for your iPod (in iTunes) and check the box that says Enable Disk Usage. Then, you will be able to find the iPod in 'My Computer' and store files there.
The Ipod or the USB cable may be defective. Try first connecting the Ipod to a different computer to test it, or using a different data cable.
If Ipod works, then do the following.
Unplug computer power cable, and if it is a laptop or a macbook also remove battery for ten minutes. This will get rid of elecrostatic charges on USB connectors. If that does not work try reinstalling Itunes, this will synch the Ipod again with the computer.