itunes not detecting 2nd gen touch, detects other iPod no problem

Discussion in 'iPod touch' started by farmerjoe01, Oct 15, 2008.

  1. macrumors newbie

    Sep 12, 2008
    Hi All,

    Haven't found an instance of this issue yet:

    I have a 2nd gen touch and am running iTunes 8.1 on Windows XP Pro. All of the sudden after 3 trouble free weeks, my itunes stopped detecting my Ipod Touch. I've tried connecting the cable to multiple USB 2 ports on the computer (and each time the computer detects it as I hear the familiar windows 'you've connected a USB doohickey' sound) , have restarted the computer and have reset the Ipod as well as have cycled it on/off. I have an Ipod Video (5th gen) which connects and syncs with itunes fine.

    No luck at all with the touch but it charges fine... thoughts?
  2. macrumors 6502a


    Jan 22, 2008
    I've heard a lot of people with that problem say that reinstalling iTunes fixes it. Otherwise, I'd say you should contact Apple Support/go to your local Apple Store.

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