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Old Jun 30, 2011, 05:56 PM   #1
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iPod is disable. Try again in 21,792,812 minutes.

I just got my iPod back from a pawn shop from being stolen...the battery was drained because it's been gone for 3 weeks. It wasn't cleared, because my background picture is still there. However, when i charged it, it won't let me enter my password for 22,000,000 minutes.... What should I do?

My MacBook pro is at the apple store for a repair right now, so I cant connect it yet. But will connecting it to the original iTunes/mbp solve my problem?

Is there ANY way to fix it without a restore?

Thanks...
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Old Jun 30, 2011, 06:06 PM   #2
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Bringing it in and out of the 'Connect to iTunes' screen works for me anytime my iPod won't let me retry entering my password for a few minutes.
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Old Jun 30, 2011, 06:17 PM   #3
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Try putting it into DFU mode, and then rebooting it. Maybe that works. And connecting it to the Mac will unlock it, I believe you won't have to restore it. And even if you did you should have all your media so you should be okay.

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Old Jun 30, 2011, 09:25 PM   #4
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Connect to original Mac with iTunes.
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Old Jun 30, 2011, 10:31 PM   #5
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Old Jul 9, 2011, 03:02 AM   #6
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Connect it to the computer is was registered with and it should unlock it.

If not try DFU mode.
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Old Jul 9, 2011, 05:06 PM   #7
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Just plug it into the computer that your iTunes account is on, start up iTunes it's should start to sync by itself if not start the sync BUT MAKE SURE U STOP THE SYNC RIGHT AFTER YOU START IT because there is a chance that the person who stole it might of got in to it and changed something important and if it syncs then your going to have a long boring time puting it back to normal. Then the iPod should be able to have the password put into it. Hope this helped
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Old Dec 5, 2011, 08:24 PM   #8
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Mine is 22,016,818 minutes i feel your pain lol.
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Old Dec 6, 2011, 12:14 AM   #9
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Maybe you should connect with iTunes, and then hold on home and power button till iTunes told you that there is an unknown device need to be restored.
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