Ipod classic 4th gen sad face icon

Discussion in 'iPod' started by Jordan246, Jan 30, 2015.

  1. Jordan246 macrumors regular


    Apr 8, 2014
    I got this ipod today and it turns on but all i get is the sad ipod icon the hard drive spins up clicks and spins up again i was trying to get into disk mode but all i get is a folder icon and this it says ok to disconnect so can anyone help me
  2. matthew2926 macrumors 6502

    Sep 13, 2013
    Sounds like a broken hard drive. It can be replaced, or alternatively, you could upgrade it to a flash hard drive which is solid state, meaning that it won't break.

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