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Old 12-30-2007, 09:24 AM
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Ipod Nano Corrupt?

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Recently when I loaded up Itunes it told me that my IPOD NANO was corrupt and advised me to run a restore on my IPOD. I tried to restore it and it just goes on for ever, I have tried restarting my computer but it makes no difference.

The IPOD is brand new as I got it for Christmas and my mum tells me she bought it two weeks before Christmas so it is 3 weeks old.

I am really worried that my mum has wasted £200 on it and it aint going to work so any help would be great!

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IPOD has crashed and wont let me move
It is an IPOD NANO silver 8gb
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I've just managed to fix

If this happens to anyone else, all you need to do is hold down the menue button and the middle button for 10 seconds and the IPOD will reset and be back to normal
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This is the procedure to "Resetting" the iPod and should be the first thing you do when having any problem with an iPod.



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Thanks so much for that information. This really helped. All the others i researched said to do it simultaneously, when that doesn't work. THANKS a lot!
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If this happens to anyone else, all you need to do is hold down the menue button and the middle button for 10 seconds and the IPOD will reset and be back to normal [/QUOTE]

Oh my, thank you for that. I thought it was forever frozen and broken. Didn't want to end up wasting my 200 for a new broken Nano.
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Old 04-16-2010, 02:35 PM
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Holding down the menu button + the middle button for 10 seconds has truly made the IPOD to resume functionallity back to normal, just as it was before I got the corrupt message.

Great stuff, over 2 years later the original message was posted and this still does the trick.

Thanks a mill folks!
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Yeah, I've never understood the nature of the error message. Apple is supposed to be so user friendly, yet if there is anything at all that stops the sync process prior to all the initial data exchange, it's all alarm bells about corrupted iPods and restoration. In the many dozens of times I've seen this come up over the years there has only been one, maybe two, times where there was a problem that required restoration to sync. The majority of the time the iPod simply needed reset, the rest of the time the computer needed rebooted. You would think Apple would just say something along the lines of, "there was an error communicating with your iPod, please reset the iPod and try again. If that fails to work click *here* for more information", and the *here* would instruct you to try rebooting your computer, followed by restoring your iPod, and finally contacting support. Restoration should be the last stop in your trouble shooting sequence.
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my dad was about to kill me for braking a 3 month old ipod and i a last dich attemt i serachd here i cant thank u enofe but ill try



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When I received the message that my iPod nano was corrupt i followed everyone's advise to press menu and centre button for 10 secs with the hope that everything will be fine. However this has apperared to have wiped out all my settings and when connected to ITunes this has requested i download the recovery software. On OKing this - the Ipod displays the message 'please do not disconnect' but nothing seems to be happening. What do i do next?

20 mins after the above I pressed centre and menu button for another 10secs - and successfully managed to get my original song playlist back. But i still cannot re-synchronise with my latest version of ITunes which contains additional songs that i have recently downloaded - but cannot transfer to the Ipod as iTunes still comes with the message that the IPod is possibly corrupt - and advises that I restore the settings back to the original factory settings. To ensure full synch capability, will i need to do this to simply download all my iTunes content onto my ipod????

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Question what about ipod nano

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I've just managed to fix

If this happens to anyone else, all you need to do is hold down the menue button and the middle button for 10 seconds and the IPOD will reset and be back to normal
Hi,
Is that ipod nano 8GB? Mine is ipod nano 8GB...I can't restore it, the itune says it is corrupted.......
Thanks in advance.
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If you have the new 6th Gen Nano, then you can reset iPod by holding down the Sleep/Wake button and Volume Down button until you see the Apple logo appear. If the Apple logo appears on the display, connect iPod to a computer and verify that it appears in iTunes.

If the iPod is not seen in iTunes, try putting the iPod into disk mode and restoring, then reset the device (press the Sleep and Volume Down buttons simultaneously until the Apple logo appears—about eight seconds). Once the Apple logo appears, hold down the Volume Down and Volume Up buttons simultaneously until the device enters Disk mode. While the device is in disk mode, connect it to iTunes and try to restore.

If you have another version, then the reset instructions are holding the menu and center button for 10 seconds at the same time.



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Thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Hi
Its the time when you are beating your head because you havenít created any backup of your files on it. You connect it to a PC or a mac but iTunes is requesting to restore your iPod which means loss of your important data. Well, before restoring or formatting your iPod, do consider reading this article. This method will not erase any data on your iPod.
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