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My ipod won't play songs I bought from itunes, and it won't let me download new ones.

Ok, I have had my ipod nano since december, and it was working great.I bought songs,they played, I was happy.Then, my computer crashed.It took months for it to work again.It finally got fixed,but my itunes was not on it.I downloaded it again, and I couldnt find any of the songs that I had downloaded.I saw them on my ipod and then when I connected it to the computer, it wouldn't let me play any of the songs that I bought from itunes.It let me play the ones I got from my cds.And when I would try to play the ones from itunes,it would just skip them untill it got to a song from a cd.I have tried many things like uninstalling itunes and then installing it again but nothing will work...PLEASE HELP!!!!!!

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  • marissarose Jun 24, 2008

    alrighty, my ipod has been working great. then when i wanna play my songs on itunes some of the songs wont play. they are on my computer i searched for them. but they are protected and unplayable apparently

  • Anonymous Sep 20, 2008

    sameeeeee as the others.

  • Anonymous Dec 25, 2008

    it's ok i have the same problem.

  • Anonymous Jan 24, 2009

    ok...so i had the same ipod for like a year and tha same itunes and then all of a sudden out of nowhere half my songs wont play on my ipod they play fine on my itunes...is my ipod broken or somethin? its really annoying...can anyone help me with this prob.?

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Mine is like this too but what happened with me is when i went to download a song i got it on my ipod and then it worked perfect but then it like stopped working and now when i click on the song i want, it goes to the music thing then goes back to the list of songs and doesnt even play the song! so i am still under warranty so im exchanging it

Posted on Jun 16, 2008

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RE sncyk them *******

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If you ask apple *really* nicely, there is a minute chance that they will allow you to re-download your purchased songs.

Posted on Jul 27, 2007

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Unfortunately, if you did not back up your music, the songs cannot be recovered. iTunes allows for one download of a song purchased.

Posted on Jul 21, 2007

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