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IPOD shows no file found

I have tuns of song on my IPOD and one day I turned it on and it said no file found. how do I fix it?

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  • fixmeplz Apr 23, 2008

    i turn it on and it will show and apple then a file and then shut down

  • Kenneth Scott
    Kenneth Scott Oct 06, 2008

    I have gen 4 iPod (click wheel) - hard drive will not start spinning (hum sound) only a clicking and spin start but stop.  Setup on a G4 iMac but it has ost all the tunes during an upgrade snaffu so no tunes in the iMac.  All my songs are on the defunct iPod so don't want to "reset" it and lose all the tunes.

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To reset an iPod with a Click Wheel, including: IPOD shows no file found - ipodnano3.jpg ipodclassic.jpg ipodnano2.jpg ipodphoto.gif ipodg4.gif ipodmini.gif

  • iPod nano (3rd generation)
  • iPod classic
  • iPod (5th generation)
  • iPod nano (2nd generation)
  • iPod nano
  • iPod with color display (iPod photo)
  • iPod (Click Wheel)
  • iPod mini
  • iPod mini (2nd generation)
  1. Toggle the Hold switch on and off. (Slide it to Hold, then turn it off again.)
  2. 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.

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