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Topic: I forgot my Screen Lock combination...HELP!

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Old 01-28-2006, 03:39 PM
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I forgot my Screen Lock combination...HELP!

Okay, so I am wanting to change my Screen Lock Combination (under Extras>Screen Lock>Change Combination) but I can't remember what my old one was before...Does anyone know anything that I can do?

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Old 01-28-2006, 03:48 PM
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I think if you plug it back to the comp, it should unlock?
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Old 01-28-2006, 03:55 PM
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I know that, but I want to change the combination...not unlock it. It is already unlocked anyways...I just want to change the little "code" deal on my iPod...



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Old 01-28-2006, 04:15 PM
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Ooh, then just set a new combination than under what you just said, Extras>Screen Lock>Set Combination
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Old 01-28-2006, 04:47 PM
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Ooh, then just set a new combination than under what you just said, Extras>Screen Lock>Set Combination
Yes, I tryed that and it said that I had to enter my old combination in order to set a new one...and the problem is that I don't remember my old combination...



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Old 01-28-2006, 04:51 PM
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Yes, I tryed that and it said that I had to enter my old combination in order to set a new one...and the problem is that I don't remember my old combination...
OoOo i see...
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This may sound drastic, but restoring the iPod with the Updater does the trick, I restored mine for another reason and my code was gone. Good Luck!





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Old 01-28-2006, 05:18 PM
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I'm pretty ######ed, so I don't know what you mean when you say "restoring" your ipod?



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Old 01-28-2006, 05:20 PM
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restoring is clearing it out.

plug it into your computer, and open up the ipod updater.
press restore.




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Old 01-28-2006, 05:21 PM
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I'm pretty ######ed, so I don't know what you mean when you say "restoring" your ipod?
Restoring your ipod means the ipod will go back to the 'factory settings', ie everything will be erased and it will be like you bought it brand new
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Old 01-28-2006, 05:26 PM
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Err, I wouldn't like to do that...Is there any other way??



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Old 01-28-2006, 05:31 PM
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Anybody know how to get back to the 'set combination' screen. instead of 'change combination' and 'turn screen lock on', the things annoying me >.>;;
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Someone posted once that you could turn on hidden folders and find the lock folder that kept the important information and change/delete it... I can't find that particular post to save my life though. Will keep looking.

It defeats the purpose of a combination lock if it's easy to change while not knowing it.

Hmm. Well found the old thing I remembered: How to bypass the screen lock

however, it seems to just be a way to tell it to unlock, not sure if it will then allow you to change the code without inputing the old one first.




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Old 01-28-2006, 08:21 PM
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downgrade firmware with ipod wizard (http://www.ipodwizard.net). run updater. update, dont restore, this will keep your music on and reset your screenlock.

to use ipodwizard, open up the .exe, plug in ipod, and click downgrade firmware

go to prog. files/ipod/ipod updater (random date)/click exe and update.

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