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my ipod won't work

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hello can someone please help me with my ipod 30gb
i haave accidently downloaded a mac software for it and i use windows
now it wont start only the apple logo appears .what can i do ?
i tried to reset it but that don't work.
please help me because i love it I FORGOT TO TELL YOU GUYS THAT MY PC CAN'T SEE IT TOO
OR NO OTHER PC CAN RECOGNISE IT BECAUSE I HAVE TRIED DIFFERENT PC BUT NOTHING AND I CA,T BRING IT BACK MY GARANTEE LIMIT IS OVER.
post #2 of 10
Reset as in Menu + Middle button? My iPod freezes a lot and doing that helps it.

I couldn't really tell you what else to do.
post #3 of 10
Does it show up under iTunes at all?

If it does, try a factory restore
    
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I was told that its not compatible that way because when you first use it for a mac it formats it a certain way and so is compatible with mac. With windows it formats it as a fat32 partition and therefore it works with windows.
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If its not showing up in iTunes and is only showing the logo, check the instructions here:
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=61584

You'll have to manually set it to disk mode, and they have a link to those directions as well...
    
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post #8 of 10
All iPods since the 4th gen have been preformatted in FAT32 so it will work with mac and pc right out of the box. If you can get it to show up in Windows, a factory restore is in order. If not, head off to your nearest authorized repair center and have then reformat into FAT32
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post #9 of 10
send it back to apple. they fix it or u get a new 1.

but that only if u have garantee still on it.

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post #10 of 10
Use your warranty if you have it.
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