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lukeowen
Mar 3, 2006, 05:13 PM
Hey guys
Yesterday when i tried to turn on my shuffle i got the blinking green and orange lights, meaning an error. I went to the apple website and read through their trouble shooting but nothing worked. I reset it, reinstalled iTunes and the iPod software and as a final resort tried to restore it which wouldnt work because I got a Disk Write failed error and also a Firmware update error when i was instaling it.Should i send it into apple or does anyone know what might fix it . Any help or ideas would be appreciated.

Thanks
Luke



frankblundt
Mar 3, 2006, 11:20 PM
does it appear as a drive? you could try formatting it with Disk Utility, then the Restore again. The "blinking lights of death" are not a terribly good sign however.

lukeowen
Mar 3, 2006, 11:44 PM
It appears as a disc drive but it wont let me format it.

frankblundt
Mar 3, 2006, 11:54 PM
not even the head volume "Apple iPod Media"? What about running repair under first aid?