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iPod - iTunes won't recognize iPod, but my computer DOES


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I hope someone can help. I'm getting desperate!!

I have a 60 gig iPod, and have about 8000 or so songs on it. It was working fine until this weekend, after I updated my iTunes to version 7.7. Since then, when I plug my iPod in, the spinning rainbow wheel pops up in iTunes and won't recognize my iPod or let me do anything.

I have restarted my iPod, I've tried putting it in disk mode (this doesn't seem to work on my iPod), I've repaired disk permissions in disk utlities, I've reinstalled iTunes. I don't know what else to do!!!

Can anyone help me???
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Does the iPod work otherwise?
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Does the iPod work otherwise?

Yes it does.
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Yes it does.
Alrighty. Have you tried doing a firmware restore?
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Alrighty. Have you tried doing a firmware restore?
No. How do I do that? And will it erase my music??
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Yes, but just off the iPod. Once restored, just re-sync the music with your iTunes Library.
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