2102 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Aug 20, 2008 2:04 PM by Kenichi Watanabe
It's asking for a power adapter to ensure there is a reliable source of power while it updates internal software. Apple may have been a bit too over-cautious, as newer iPods don't require a power adapter to complete the Restore process.
I read about this trick to simulate a power-only no-data connection.
I've never done it myself.