5167 Views 3 Replies Latest reply: Sep 30, 2008 9:23 AM by AJ Hacker
Start with these articles and see if that gets you anywhere...
iPod is not recognized properly by computer when USB drivers are not installed properly or are out of date
iTunes for Windows: iTunes 7 doesn't recognize iPod
iPod missing in "My Computer" or in iTunes for Windows
Also you might try forcing the iPod into disk mode first, then connecting it to your computer and see if that makes it show up in iTunes...
Putting iPod into Disk Mode
Windows confuses iPod with network drive or hard drive and may keep iPod from mounting or songs may seem to disappear
Also this recent interesting post by a user here for a work around when an iPod is in the "recovery mode" looping state...
I know that this situation is very panicking, I've been through this. If your iPod is stuck in a 'reset loop' all you need to do is to put it into Disk Mode (Center+Left). Then connect it to computer and iTunes will recognize it. If this happens again and again, restore your iPod through iTunes. That ought to fix it.
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