iPod not working! folder with !

Discussion in 'General Mac Discussion' started by gwuMACaddict, Mar 24, 2004.

  1. gwuMACaddict macrumors 68040

    gwuMACaddict

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    #1
    HELP!!

    i'm in a bit of a bad mood about this... original iPod, when i start it up, i get the ugly folder with the exclamtion mark, like it can't find startup files or something... any brilliant ideas to fix this??
     
  2. Wes macrumors 68020

    Wes

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    #2
    Sorry

    Plug into mac
    Applications: Utilities
    Open iPod software updater
    Restore.
     
  3. robbybogers macrumors member

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    #3
    Have you tried reformatting it with the iPod Software Update?
     
  4. wiretap macrumors newbie

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    #4
    i hear you

    mine did the very same thing....not sure what is wrong....i did some research and it needs a new harddrive when something like this happens....if anyone has any other ideas please inform me
    thanx
     
  5. gwuMACaddict thread starter macrumors 68040

    gwuMACaddict

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    #5
    yeah... this works... for like a week or two... then it does it again. wierd, eh? grrrr... maybe it's time for a mini...
     

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