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Frozen iPod nano

IPod not recognised by PC iPod screen alternates blank, light gray apple icon then bright white apple icon. continues this until battery runs out. does not respond to reset.

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    shows apple logo when restarted then plays music with a bright white screen



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Try to put the ipod into disk mode, while connected to PC, perform first hard reset by holding select and menu buttons until it restarts, when quickly change to pressing select and play buttons, then it must go into disk mode, will sync with PC and must show in iTunes, perform restore function to reformat the memory

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This totally works - thanks so much. I thought my Ipod was toast. :)

Posted on Oct 29, 2007


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