I have a 30 gb video Ipod. It froze on a song so I did a reset now it comes up to the apple blinks then apple over and over again. I resetting it again and it does the same thing. I tried plugging it in to my pc to restore it but itunes does not recognize it. It shows up on my computer as a mass storage device. I am running windows xp and have also uninstalled itunes and downloaded the newest version. I have run diagnostics on it and as far as I could tell everything is ok. Please help. Its not even a year old and until this point I have never had a problem.
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The ipod nanos the smallest product in the Apple iPod line. The fourth generation
Nano comes in two different capacities, each capable of holding
thousands of songs.
The fourth generation iPod Nano comes in 8 GB and 16 GB models. The 8
GB version can hold 2,000 songs, and the 16 GB version can hold 4,000
Song capacity estimates are based on music encoded in Apple's
proprietary format at a standard, average bitrate. The higher the
bitrate, the better the quality. Songs deviating from Apple's standard
(for example, CD-quality music or high bitrate MP3s) will use more disk
Nano's predecessor, the iPod Mini, was released on January 6, 2004, and
was available with a 4 GB hard drive. The Nano was first released on
September 7, 2005, and was the first iPod to use flash memory. It was
first available in 2 GB and 4 GB versions. The fourth generation Nano
was released on September 9, 2008.
The fourth generation iPod Nano is 3.6" tall and 1.5" wide.
The third generation Nano, released on September 5, 2007, was the first
Nano to feature video playback. Storing videos on Nano can dramatically
reduce the amount of songs it can hold.
After your iPod shows up in iTunes, highlight your iPod if it doesn't automatically come up. Then on the first tab labeled Summary, under Options click the box that says Manually manage music and videos. Then you can highlight all the songs in your library that you want to add to your iPod and drag them onto the iPod. The files already on your iPod will not be overwritten.