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Old 01-16-2006, 09:34 PM   #1
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Default Video Ipod Froze Up

I searched to find if anyone has had this problem and i couldn't seem to find anything so i'm hoping anyone here can help. I have a video ipod and until yesterday it work fine but i tried to play a video i had put on there and watched part of the other day and it would got to the video and show the play triangle but won't play and in 5 or 6 secs goes back to the menu. It plays all the songs just fine and when i connect the ipod to my computer i can play everything that's on it in itunes without any kind of problem.

Just everytime i try to play a video it go to the black screen and if i try to fast foward it won't but it shows the length which is the same length of the video i tried to play that it froze up on. Its like its stuck or something. Please, help i'm going insane i can't figure out what to do and i can't seem to find any help online so maybe someone here could. Thank you very much.
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Old 01-17-2006, 12:58 AM   #2
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The only problem I had with my Video iPod was when it froze up when I first bought it. What it did was; I turned it on, and next thing you know, it WOULDN'T MOVE! So, I let the batteries die, and when I plugged it into my computer to charge, it charged up and worked. Haven't had a problem since. I don't really know your problem, but maybe leaving it on till it died might work?
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Old 01-17-2006, 04:55 AM   #3
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Maybe, but if problems keep occuring, the only thing you can really do is get it replaced. The safest option really, as that shouldn't be happening.

I know its not a format issue for instance, because the Apple Ipod wouldn't accept anything that wasn't in the first place, so I know it must be able to play on it.
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yeah call apple, before trying anything your self because if you try to do something it could void your warranty!
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Old 02-22-2006, 09:01 AM   #5
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when it freezes, I think you're supposed to hold the middle button and the play button, and it should reset...as for the video problems...i'm not sure...send it back to apple
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