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Re: not turning on
Your player may be experiencing some temporary power problems which may be corrected using the following procedures:
(1) Remove the battery, then press and hold the "Menu" button for 30 seconds to drain the excess electrical charge off the player
(2) Insert an unused battery and try to turn it on again
(3) If this does not work, repeat the same process but this time, press and hold the "Menu" button longer (45 seconds to 1 minute). Insert an unused battery and try to turn it on again
Another way would be to format the player. But before formatting the player, switch the player to "MSC" mode (to allow the computer to recognize the player as a "Flash Drive") by enabling the "Hold" switch (slide the Hold switch to expose the "orange-colored surface")
(1) Plug the player to your computer
(2) In Windows Explorer, locate the player (it would be assigned a drive letter)
(3) Right-click on the drive letter corresponding to the M240, then select "Format"
(4) On the "Format" window, make sure you select "FAT" as its File System type
(5) CLick "Start"to begin the format process.
(6) Unplug the player, disable the Hold switch, then try to turn the player on.
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If it is under warranty still retrieve the serial number from the back of the iPod and call Apple to setup an appointment at your nearest Apple store to save you time. They only take appointments now that I know of.
If by resetting you mean by:
Holding down menu & play/pause?
If that doesn't work plug it into the computer, make sure you have iTunes installed and then try restoring it. And if THAT doesn't work, make sure you have the lastest iTunes, and firmware. Sometimes computers are a little iffy, if the connection noise is present and disconnected it could be the USB port. Sometimes on my phone/mp3 players it'll do that and they only liked to be plugged back into the same original port the USB driver was installed on. So if you plugged it through the front when it was working try that.
Press the menu button and hold it. Then plug in the USB cord connected to the computer. Your iPhone will now boot into recovery mode. It should connect and let you restore it. after that you should be be fine. If not, and if Apple doesn't
replace it for you, you can find a new logic board at iPhone
3GS Repair and there is a guide
that shows you how to put in the part at iPhone
I think holding down menu and the record button at the same time should fix it. I read the best solution and it just turned on. I was having the same problem, mine would not turn on either but just try pressing and holding down the record and menu button for about 5 seconds.
Toggle the Hold switch on and off. (Slide it to Hold, then turn it off again.)
Press and hold the Menu and Center (Select) buttons simultaneously until the Apple logo appears, about 6 to 8 seconds. You may need to repeat this step.
Tip: If you are having difficulty resetting your iPod, set it on a flat surface. Make sure the finger pressing the Select button is not touching any part of the click wheel. Also make sure that you are pressing the Menu button toward the outside of the click wheel, and not near the center.
If the above steps did not work, try connecting iPod to a power adapter and plug the power adapter into an electrical outlet, or connect iPod to your computer. Make sure the computer is turned on and isn't set to go to sleep.
The same thing happened to me,
turn your camera on, hold down menu/ok button, click over to the wrench tool which is called the setup menu, scroll down to USB Configuration, click on it, then scroll to disk drive and select it.
Now try turning your camera off and then back on, connect USB cord to computer and you should be all right.
Same thing happened to me... try this...
1) disconnect all cables
2) turn power on (hold menu button until screen lights up)
3) Press "menu"
4) scroll down to "settings"
5) scroll down to "USB"
6) select "MSC" (default is probably auto detect - which I think there's a conflict with)
7) turn power off (holding the menu button down)
8) connect USB to computer and hopefully start loading files
I bought 2 of the 512 models, one didn't work... so I took it back and had to buy a 2gig model... got home and it didn't work! I tried the above for the new one and at least the computer recognizes it! Everything seems to work fine...for now...