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Old 03-10-2007, 04:49 PM   #1
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Question Ipod not connecting to pc

My friend has a 3rd gen Ipod,He installed a firewire card and itunes,but the computerwill not connect the ipod,The pc makes no noice (like it normally does when u connect new hardware) also itune doesnt recognize it,what could be the problem??
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Old 03-11-2007, 12:20 AM   #2
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Default Re: Ipod not connecting to pc

ummm try turning on the ipod :-)
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Old 03-11-2007, 03:02 AM   #3
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Default Re: Ipod not connecting to pc

Lol,the ipod turns itself on when u hook the ipod up
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Old 03-11-2007, 03:09 AM   #4
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Default Re: Ipod not connecting to pc

Does it show up in My Computer?

Have you tried a different cable?
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Old 03-11-2007, 03:38 AM   #5
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Default Re: Ipod not connecting to pc

Nope does not show up in My computer,and no we havent tried another cable,thats what i suggested but he says its new.
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Default Re: Ipod not connecting to pc

Could it be he's got a bad USB port? has he tried plugging into a different one?
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Old 03-11-2007, 03:43 AM   #7
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You could try this online reference from Apple: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=61711
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Old 03-20-2007, 09:54 PM   #8
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Default Re: Ipod not connecting to pc

how long do you wait for it? Similar thing happened to me. Plugged it in, computer didn't notice it, waited for about 5 minutes, then it showed up. Try starting iTunes before you plug it in, if you haven't tried that already.
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