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Why does iTunes keep showing a -54 error when I sync my iPad?

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Feb 10, 2012 7:52 PM

After failed update  (OSX 10.7.3) I ended up doing a complete reinstall of OSX 10.7.2 and updated  iTunes. Tried to sync iPad but got the error message that it was synced to another computer (it's not) but I guessed this was due to the re-install of the operating system. When first connected I backed up and transferred new purchases. I recovered all the itunes media from the iPad with DiskAid and synced but the following message "...iPad cannot be synced. An unknown error occurred(-54) ." persisted to bounce up until I chose to ignore it and didn't click ok.Stopped bouncing but stayed fixed to the screen and the iPad synced anyway. What do I have to do to make this go away permanantly?

iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G, iOS 5.0.1
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