The sixth and current generation iPod. It currently offers one size, 160 GB.

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How can I recover files from an iPod classic (when using as a hard disk) after reformatting?

Recently, my 120 GB iPod classic was not being recognised by my MacBook and kept prompting to reformat. I have done this many times before but make it a conscious effort to back up my files before I ...
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for ipod classic is 400 reallocs a bad number?

I tested my Ipod-classic. It freezes Itunes when connected. The stats included 400 reallocs. Does this mean my I have a failed hard drive and must replaced
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iPod cant sync with iTunes

When I connect my Ipod Classic to my MacBook it does not show up in iTunes although my iPad mini/iphone 5 does. The screen of the ipod classic shows it is connected. Occasionally, it will find the ...
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iPod Classic Not Working At All

I have a 120GB iPod Classic that is about five years old. I have been having problems with it on an increasingly frequent basis. I have restored it many times, but I still get problems again after one ...
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Replaced Ipod video hard drive and battery, now won't start. Did I accidentally kill the hard drive?

As I said in the title, I've been trying to revive an old 5th gen ipod video. I replaced the hard drive, screen, and battery. At first it wouldn't boot, only giving sad ipod error. Then out of ...
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iTunes manage with drag of a folder from computer

I have downloaded iTunes 11.2.2.3. and how can I manage music manually without library? is it still possible to just drag a folder from computer in your iPod or you have to use library songs, without ...
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how do i transfer files from my Ipod classic back to my Mac [duplicate]

I mistakenly clicked on Itunes Match on Itunes and instantly lost all my playlist and about 700 songs. I tried for 6 hours to find the files only to now find out I moved them to trash and deleted the ...
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Is it possible to restore songs from an iPod to iTunes?

I have a 160 GB iPod Classic and a Windows 7 desktop with iTunes containing roughly about 13,000 songs. My external hard drive containing all the songs crashed but I managed as long as all the songs' ...
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Error code 80070022 and 80070057 when trying to backup music from iPod Classic

I'm attempting to backup all of the music from my 80GB iPod Classic to my Windows Vista computer. My old computer (the one originally with the backed up music) died on me, so iTunes wont backup music ...
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iPod doesn't appear in iTunes after being used as Windows hard disk

I hope you can help me with my iPod Classic 6th generation 160 GB, 2007. Few months ago I used my iPod to store my files from Windows. I had to format the iPod to use in order to save my information. ...
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iPod Classic 160GB deletes all files and isn't recognized on PC

I purchased a 160 GB iPod Classic last year. Regularly throughout the year I found that the iPod would often freeze and need to be reset every time it was plugged into my computer. Formerly an Asus ...
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Music disappears from iPod Classic after disconnecting from computer

I've got a somewhat puzzling problem here (or at least, I find it puzzling). I'm going to go into great detail in the hope that it helps someone to point me in the right direction, and also in the ...
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Extract iTunes Config from iPod

I recently had a hard drive failure on my laptop and I am in the middle of re-installing everything. I have hit a snag that I am at a loss how to fix. Basically, I have been backing up my music to a ...
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iPod classic 80GB won't charge from usb power adapter

iPod classic 80GB 2007 [Model No.:A1238] won't charge from LG usb travel adapter (output 5.0V, 0.85A). It normally charged from Apple 5W USB Power Adapter [Model No.:A1299] (output 5.0V, 1A), and ...
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iPod 3rd Generation--Music is erased when disconnected from computer

Anytime I connect my iPod to my computer, load music from my iTunes library, and disconnect my iPod, all of my music and videos are erased. My iPod works fine when it connects to my sister's computer, ...
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Screen frozen, music missing

My friend and I switched ipods to experience each other's music. His is and ipod classic while mine was a touch. When the battery started to run low I hooked it up to my computer. I have my itunes ...
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my ipod classic 160gb is not recognised in my computer when connected but is still charging

My Ipod Classic 160gb is not being recognised in my computer or itunes when connected but is still charging. Is there anything I can do to fix this?
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iPod Classic 80GB, giving big Red Cross, any way to restore / format HDD?

iPod Classic 80GB, giving big Red Cross, any way to restore / format HDD? Can go in Diagnostic mode, can't check HDD - shows fault. Can go in DFU mode, unable to update, gives Red Cross. Not able to ...
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Upgrading iPod Classic HDD

Can I put a 160GB (late 2009) iPod's HDD in my 6th gen 120GB iPod? Will this work, or are there other things that I would need to modify to get more storage?
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Cannot delete iTunes U from iPod classic

Device: iPod classic, 160GB // iPod software: 1.12 // iTunes version: 11.0.3 I have a substantial number of iTunes U files on my iPod classic, taking up an enormous amount of space. I am unable to ...
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iPod Click Wheel Games disappeared from iTunes

Is it still possible to buy iPod Click Wheel Games for the iPod Classic? I can't find them on iTunes. Is there a way to side-load them and get them from elsewhere?
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Can I use my iPod classic to store photos for my Canon 5D MkII?

I have an 80GB iPod classic. I am going on a trip and I have only the iPod, my iPhone, and my iPad. I want to use the iPod to store photos. Is this possible?
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iPod Classic won't start. No Apple store here,

My iPod classic, 120 GB memory, model A1238, won't start and won't charge. I have tried everything and there is no authorized Apple store here, or any store that can fix my iPod. Are there any methods ...
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If I replace an iPod Classic battery myself, will the music be preserved?

I have an iPod Classic that needs a new battery; the old battery will no longer hold a charge. I've been told that if I send it to Apple to be fixed they will restore the device and the music will be ...
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iPod Classic Album Shuffle Playlist

[Apologies for the long question. It's not as complicated as it looks.] Preable I have a 160GB iPod Classic which I manage with the latest iTunes via Windows XP. I have ~10000 music tracks and many ...
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Windows gives me a message offering to scan and fix

Every time I plug in my 80GB iPod Classic windows offers to scan and fix it for me. Should I allow this? I do have a problem in that a lot of album artwork won't show even though I have tried ...
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Now that Apple have stopped selling Click Wheel Games is there a repository for them?

I'm aware that I'm probably some kind of technological dinosaur but I love my click-wheel iPod. Now that Apple had stopped selling the click wheel games is there somewhere else I can get them? Is ...
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Hard drive defect? Help me recover my music!

I've an old iPod Classic with 80 GB of Storage, suddenly it stopped showing any music. I can still access the files on it (with Windows Explorer). Copying all files is possible but it stops at a ...
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Ipod Classic 120 GB frozen when syncing with a new PC.

I am trying to sync my Ipod Classic with my new PC, and my iTunes account is the same username, login, etc. My iPod has frozen in the "Connected- Eject before disconnecting" screen. It isn't syncing, ...
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How does iPod reproduction counter works?

What triggers iPod reproduction counter to add +1? It is currently visible on iTunes and I was wondering if you have to listen untill the very end or a good portion of it, say half way through. I ...
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Where is the “Home Computer” information that prevents syncing with other libraries stored on an iPod Classic?

The iPod Classic (and maybe others?) refuses to sync with more than one iTunes library at a time. This is very frustrating when I keep my music on multiple computers. Where is the "Home Computer" ...
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iPod 5th gen not showing in iTunes after error-check

I have a mate's 5th generation iPod 30gb from 2005. It kept popping up saying "check for errors" on my Windows 7 so I finally ran the check. I then loaded it up in iTunes, but it froze and I shut it ...
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What type of storage does an iPod classic use?

I am interested to know if a newer generation iPod classic uses a standard hard drive or flash memory. Do you know what type of memory an iPod classic uses?