I keep my iPod connected to my iMac at all times that I am not listening to it. I have it set so that it mounts as an external drive. Whenever I wake my computer from sleep, I get the message about the storage device that I have not removed was not properly put away, files may be damaged, yada, yada, yada. (The iPod icon DOES remain on the desktop.) Also, iTunes opens and begins updating the iPod as if I have just hooked it up. So, as far as the error message goes, why is it doing this? Can I stop it? Could I really be damaging my data even though I have not disconnected my iPod? And, about iTunes opening, this is just annoying. Can I stop it from opening when I am just waking my computer from sleep? Thanks.