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iPod stuck on black reboot screen and won't boot up

4744 Views 5 Replies Latest reply: Jul 13, 2007 5:06 PM by Christopher Boyd RSS
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Jul 13, 2007 5:20 AM
I realize I made a mistake now. I went to Disk Utility and formatted my iPod for UNIX file system. I wanted to be able to plug it into a Linux machine and copy some files over.

Now the iPod is stuck on the black reboot screen with the dim Apple logo. I can hear the hard drive in it attempting to boot up every few seconds.

I can't get iTunes to see the iPod when I plug it in the dock. I can't even get my Mac to see the iPod now.

Any suggestions on how I can Restore it? Or did I kill my poor iPod?
17" iMac Intel 2 Core Duo, Mac OS X (10.4.10), 80GB iPod 5G


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