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moopoo32 04-09-2009 09:55 AM

my g4 ipod is dying:(
 
hi, i have a g4 ipod that is VERY special to me.

like this one: http://bjercke.com/img/400x400_iPodG4.jpg

i use a mac at home but i went to my parents house for the weekend where they use windows XP, my ipod worked fine in both disk mode and normal mode. i put some films on there in disk mode to take home with me and put some new albums on there. it still worked fine.

but then it stopped working:( although fully charged the low battery symbol was stuck on the screen, sometimes it would be an apple logo stuck on the screen for ages and occationly a sad ipod would appear.

for a while it would still go onto disk mode, but now its not even doing that:(

i really really really dont want this ipod to be broken, it has alot of sentimental value please help!

miles01110 04-09-2009 03:17 PM

Are you able to boot into diagnostic mode?

(If not there isn't much hope)

Eric559 04-09-2009 03:49 PM

Do you hear the hard drive? Any clicking sounds coming from it?

Rat Skank 04-09-2009 04:55 PM

Well, in the worst case scenario, you can replace your battery/hard drive/logic board/faceplate and keep the back plate (if it's an engraving that you're attached to). You can replace parts in it and still have it be "your" old iPod.


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