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HELP My 30GB video ipod when connected says it needs to be restored, after i restore it it gives the same restore message again, i tried to format it in disk mode, but once i right click the ipod to format, my computer freezes, can you please help me

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To restore the iPod, you go into iTunes, plug in your iPod, and on the sort of, iPod Menu Start-Up Page, there is a section called Version. It's on the screen when the iPod is plugged in, so you don't need to click on something called Version, and in that it says "If you are experiencing problems with your iPod, you can restore its original settings by clicking Restore." To the right of this, there is a restore button.
Restore deletes everything on the iPod, and then puts it back on.
You will lose saved games though.
Hope I helped.
Jon.

Posted on Aug 04, 2008

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