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Ipod 30 gb

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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  • Anonymous Dec 11, 2007

    my ipod does not turn on

  • gioniel Dec 21, 2007

    apple came up everytime screen freezer

  • jayme89 Dec 21, 2007

    i have exactly the same problem its been fine apart from having to reset it once or twice in the exactly a year ive owned it and now its just not being recognized it just stopped working my story is exactly the same and i also need big help! its alot of money for it to just be now broken!

  • Anonymous Apr 13, 2008

    ipod gets stuck on disk mode or do not disconnect

  • Anonymous Apr 18, 2008

    my ipod got froze on a song and I just don't know what to do???......please help me

  • margui_marti Mar 21, 2009

    my ipod is stuck in the main menu, the computer doent recognize it.

  • ianuknow Mar 28, 2009

    one day after it not being on for a while i turn it on and plug it into my ipod docking system and threw it on shuffle it played a few songs then it froze i tried locking it and unlocking then i just let it sit until i found out how to reset it but after about 10 resets it finally turns on then freezes if i skip a song and i have no clue what to do but use a different one



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Reboot your ipod in Disk Mode then try itunes again. Also make sure your itunes is setup so it boots up when it sees it. (that way you know it sees the device)

As far as seeing it "usb mass storage" that is a good sign. You maybe able to recover items with a good friend called LINUX which is compatable with apple software.

Disk Mode:
Hold the select and menu button and once the device turns off hold the select and play button and hold it until it says Disk Mode.

Once booted in Disk Mode try to connect via usb.

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TnX man!! it works i had the same problem..

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