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my 120gb iPod will not connect to computer, i have win 7 pro 64 bit Ive reinstalled the drivers a few times and reset the iPod a few times.

it just makes the sound that it makes when you plug something in and right after that it makes the sound of unplugging something.

i have also tried this iPod on my other computer that is running win xp and have had the same problems.

any suggestions?

thanks
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Wiggle the cable and hold it in different positions. I have had this problem with my touch and my video using 5 different computers all with different versions of Windows.

I think a lot of the cables have loose connections in them. I have had 3 cables like this along with the current one I have.

If doing this doesn't work then it could be an issue with the iPod itself, however it is most likely the cable by the sounds of it. Try a friends cable if you can.
 
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try doing a hard reset on the ipod.
1. Toggle the Hold switch on and off. (Slide it to Hold, then turn it off again.)
2. Press and hold the Play/Pause and Menu buttons simultaneously until the Apple/iPod logo appears, about 6 to 8 seconds. You may need to repeat this step.
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