2492 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Jul 28, 2008 9:03 AM by Kenichi Watanabe
It is true that the 3G needs to be connected via FireWire, because it does not charge over USB.
Try putting the iPod into Disk Mode. Here are the button combinations and how to use them
If it still does not work with iTunes, run Disk Utility and try to reformat ( Erase ) the iPod. Then run iTunes to see if it is recognized. If so, use the Restore button in iTunes.