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computer crashed with ipod plugged in now stuck on do not disconnect tried re starting with itunes program would not recognize ; tried holding down menu and center button same time no response please help
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Vinod Menon replied 4 years ago.

Which ipod is it? ipod nano or classic?

Thank You
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

classic video 60 gb several years old

Expert:  Vinod Menon replied 4 years ago.
Thank you.

Let's try the reset again. might be the hold switch is frozen as well.

Let's toggle the hold switch at the top 3-4 times and place it in a position so that it is no longer on hold (that is the orange/red color is not visible next to the switch).

Now press and hold the menu and the center buttons together for 10-30 sec.

Let's see whether you get an apple logo
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

still frozen

Expert:  Vinod Menon replied 4 years ago.
is it still connected to the computer?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.



Expert:  Vinod Menon replied 4 years ago.
Let's connect it to the computer and try the reset again by holding down both the buttons together.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

still no luck

Expert:  Vinod Menon replied 4 years ago.

Lets restart the computer with the iPod connected.

Let's see whether turning on the computer has any effect on it
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

window would not finish starting with ipod plugged in had to unplug to get windows to start tries to automatically open itunes unsuccessfully have to unplug ipod and to start itunes doesnt recognize ipod

Expert:  Vinod Menon replied 4 years ago.
I am afraid it is totally frozen. Our next hope lies in letting the battery die by itself and then trying to recharge and reset.

If that too does not work, then it should be repaired/replaced...:(
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

did i just pay $38 for this

Customer: replied 4 years ago.


Expert:  Vinod Menon replied 4 years ago.
yes $38. I am not sure whether you have any subscription.

But, the money is still in your justanswer account and will be released only after you rate.

If you wish to get a refund, you can just go to the following website
Customer: replied 4 years ago.


Expert:  Vinod Menon replied 4 years ago.
you are welcome!!

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