New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
iPod Hardware and Accessories All iPod hardware discussions.

iPod - 3rd Gen iPod Issues


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
Googly

 
Googly's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jul 07, 2005
Location: College
Posts: 54
Googly is on a distinguished road
Mac Specs: MacBook

Googly is offline
I have a 3rd Gen iPod (touch buttons) that no longer lets me transfer music to it. Every time I try to transfer an album to it now, it freezes after about 10 songs or so. I tried restoring it and that didn't seem to help and I tried using an older version of iTunes and that didn't work either.

Any advice on what I should do?

QUOTE Thanks
Mjc.americor

 
Mjc.americor's Avatar
 
Member Since: Feb 02, 2008
Location: Traverse City MI
Posts: 447
Mjc.americor will become famous soon enough
Mac Specs: 15.4" MacBook Pro 4GB 500GB 2.4Ghz

Mjc.americor is offline
Now you are saying that this is a 3rd Gen?

A lot of times the HD's start to go bad after that long.
Maybe you could use the Disk Utility found in the utilities folder at the bottom of Applications Folder. If you have disk mode on, It should appear in the Finder. From there, you should repair the disk with that Utility. I had done this one time for my friend with a 4G iPod and it worked.

Please dont feel obligated to do this if it is out of your skill level or you are just nervous about how to procure this Restore. Please Let me know if there is any other info that you need to know.

Hope That I Helped.

15.4" MacBook Pro Unibody
2.4GHz 4GB Ram and 500GB HD nVidia Geforce 9600
QUOTE Thanks
Googly

 
Googly's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jul 07, 2005
Location: College
Posts: 54
Googly is on a distinguished road
Mac Specs: MacBook

Googly is offline
I put my iPod into disk mode and repaired it with Disk Utility. Disk Utility said that my iPod appears to be ok. I tried transfering music again and my iPod did eventually freeze up and caused iTunes to freeze as well.

QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« thoughts about these 2 cases | 1st Gen video with busted HD »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
ipod nano (gen 2 I think) issues Tommy Ball iPod Hardware and Accessories 0 01-06-2008 06:21 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:00 PM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?