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Subject: Re: issues with ipod

Re: issues with ipod

From: Rob Powell <>
Date: Wed, 26 Jul 2006 13:09:07 +0100

Hi, re IO error, I've tried rebooting into the apple firmware, and no
better news. The copying crashes giving the IO device error. I've
also tried using "send" rather than "copy.

Rob At 08:45 26/07/2006, you wrote:
>>Hi Rob,
>I can't answer all your questions, but I can answer some.
>The easiest way to charge the iPod is to reboot into the Apple
>firmware first (assuming the battery isn't completely dead and you
>can do this). Then it should work from the charger just fine.
>I wouldn't recommend uninstalling iTunes. You might want to load
>Audible content at some point. But when I needed to completely
>uninstall and reinstall iTunes once, an Apple tech support person
>had me use Add/Remove Programs, then delete my iTunes folder from
>Program Files. This did not completely uninstall iTunes, however,
>because when I reinstalled, I didn't have to rebuild my library, and
>some of my settings carried over. But it is close to a clean uninstall.
>>You might reboot to the Apple firmware before copying files to your
>>iPod. This will speed up transfers considerably because then the
>>iPod uses USB2. With any luck, it will fix the i/o error as well.
>My only suggestion for the problem of losing your settings is to
>turn off the iPod immediately after getting the settings the way you
>want. This should ensure that they are saved.
>>Good luck with everything.
Received on 2006-07-26

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