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Try rebooting it by holding down on the center button while holding down on the menu button and see if it goes away.

If that doesn't work, restore your software back to factory settings on Itunes.com.

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My Ipod Video 30 GB shows a sad face. What do i do?


It looks like there is some kind of software problem with your iPod.
First, power up your iPod (showing the sad face). Try pressing the center and menu buttons at the same time, and holding it like this until the iPod shuts off (after about 5 seconds). This should 'force-restart' the iPod.
If this doesn't work, plug your iPod into your computer, open iTunes, select your iPod in the left-hand menu and click Restore. Note that all songs/photos/videos will be erased by this procedure.
Should this also fail, you can try leaving your iPod turned on (with the sad face), and wait for the battery to completely run out (the iPod should not turn on at all anymore). Leave the iPod unpowered for about an hour, recharge it, and retry the above steps.
Hope this helped,
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Check this link for some steps that you can do in solving this sad face on yoru Ipod because this sad face only tell us that's there's a hardware problem with the Ipod , after you have done all the step from the link and still have the sad face bettre take the Ipod to a service center and if its still under warranty have it replace, http://www.scribd.com/doc/13035/I-get-the-sad-face-iPod-on-the-screen-of-my-iPod-

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If the sad face appears on your ipod, it means it is broken. It needs to be taken into Apple to have it repaired or you might have to buy a new one.

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really bad!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Broken now...

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the sad face means there is a software / hardware side fault witch needs service.

Start with these five simple solutions: Reset, retry, restart, reinstall, or restore…

www.apple.com/support/ipod/five_rs/

If they dont work you will need to send the ipod in for service.

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IM SAD TO SAY BUT YOUR IPODS HARDDRIVE MAY HAVE CRASHED

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Hopefully your ipod is still under warranty, because this is indicative of a hardware problem.

You could try to force it into disk mode and do a restore, if that doesn't work then it needs to be sent in for repair.

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=61771

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