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Problem with playing songs in order

I bought a first generation ipod shuffle in October 06. It was fine for a few months, but then I noticed a problem with it. When I play the songs in order it starts to play the song fine, but then after about 3 seconds it suddenly stops and freezes and doesn't play anything. I have tried to restart it, lost count the amount of times I have restored it on the computer and reloaded the songs on to it, but I still have the same problem. There are no corrupt songs on it and I always make sure I disconnect it from the computer before removing. Does anyone have a solution to this? I don't really want to send it away to be repaired. It is fine when I play it in shuffle mode

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Uhm. your have experienced virus attacks. try to scan your ipod with your antivirus, if it has no viruses detected you should reformat it. ok

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sounds like you need a new hard drive, which has a little read-write disk in it that is getting finicky... just to get more use out of it lay it on side or other positions and hear if works ok...if so its diffently Hard drive. you know the sandisks are 2 gigs no moving parts why doesnt somebody put 20 together making 40 gigs and replace the failing Ipods!!??? just pure electronics and no moving parts and much smaller...not like a hard drive. I thought of this over 30 years ago looking at the first plug in video game.

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