A little Help w/ ipod Firmware?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by ShaggNY, Oct 3, 2005.

  1. ShaggNY macrumors newbie

    Oct 3, 2005
    I've got a G4 iMac with Panther OS X, downloaded all the itunes updates, blah blah blah. Also have a 3G iPod which updates automatically (or used to) whenever I connect it. Now, out of nowhere, i'm having trouble getting my iPod to automatically update once connected. I have all the correct pre-sets checked in iTunes - but now I'm getting a prompt that says "Some files from itunes may not have been updated on your ipod. ipod software too old - go to apple.com to update" - OK. Did that - now I get a prompt that says "Can't find appropriate ipod firmware" – what am I doing wrong, or am I just stuck updating my ipod manually? PLEASE HELP a mac user of average intelligence.. Much Thanks! :confused:
  2. rdowns macrumors Penryn


    Jul 11, 2003

    Check your utilities folder for the lastest iPod software. That's where Apple installs it. Run it and update your iPod.
  3. ShaggNY thread starter macrumors newbie

    Oct 3, 2005
    Thanks Rdowns –

    I did see the latest updates (9/23) in the utilities folder... but when I try to run it, i get the "inappropriate firmware" prompt – I'll give it another go.

    Thanks again.

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