Ipod Help!

Discussion in 'Buying Tips, Advice and Discussion (archive)' started by KiDrOck80, Aug 29, 2003.

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    KiDrOck80

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    #1
    i just bought an Ipod last night, and im leavin today for boston. and i would like to use it then. But i have a problem, i charged it all last night, woke up and it wouldnt work, it says the battery is still dead? and when i plug it in, the apple logo appears. can someone help me?
     
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    WinterMute

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    When charging, does it actually say "Charging" on the screen?

    If not, it might be a bad PSU, and it'll charge off the firewire on your machine.

    Otherwise it's faulty and you'll need to declare it DOA to Apple who'll replace it free.
     
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    KiDrOck80

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    I got it working now, but it wount connect with my computer. i've tried everything i know. i bought a firewire card with the ipod and installed it into my dads PC tower. it works fine, but the Ipod wount connect.
     
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    TEG

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    You have to "reformat" it for your PC, using the CD that came with it. Plus you have to load the drivers, and Music Match.

    After you reformat, it should work fine.

    TEG
     
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    KiDrOck80

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    i did that, but i have another problem. the battery wount hold a charge :( . so i decided im going to take it back to CompUSA, and exchange it for a new one.
     

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