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I have a 30GB ipod video that was given to me because it doesn't work. they gave me no information on why it doesn't work, just doesn't. i went and bought a cord for it to plug it in to my computer to charge it because the battery was completely dead, and its been charging for a little over an hour now, and sometimes during the charge, it displays the apple and the backlight is on, and sometimes it displays the charging icon, and no backlight.. i unplugged it to see if i could see a problem with it when it has its charge, and from power off, it : Starts up, shows the apple logo, backlight on, stays for a bit.... then it clicks, and the screen turns off and just has a bunch of lines on it that slowly fade away, i've tried holding menu and select to "reset" it and it just does the same thing... also, since the battery was all the way dead when i got it, i tried that whole battery dead reset too. obviously the LCD works because i can see the apple sign perfect when backlit. when its plugged in i can't seem to do anything so, i dunno. i don't have the software installed on my computer because, i figure if the ipod won't turn on then i don't really need to trouble myself with it. any ideas?

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I would suggest you to install iTunes and try to restore the iPos to ids defaults
If the iTunes doesn't recognize the iPod it seem to be a problem with the firmware and you should take it to an apple support to restart the device and if its works

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Sorry, it sounds like it got wet. You can send it back for repair if it is a Gen5. If found it did get wet Apple may charge you some for the repairs, but it will be cheaper than a new one.

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