what is the default password for restoring my iPod?
There isn't one.
its asking for a password for restoring my back up when in fact i havent encoded any password
how will i be able to restore my back up when its asking for a password?
See > iTunes and encrypted backups
Ive been doing the instructions stated but its always asking for a password, when i encode my passcode it doesnt workheeellp meee
See Here > http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1808
You may need to try this More than Once...
Be sure to Follow ALL the Steps...
But... if the Device has been Modified... this will Not necessarily work.
modified? how does that happen?
Was waiting for that...
Incidently... which iPod do you have...?
iPod 3rd gen
why is it asking for a password?
Follow the Instructions in my 2nd last post...
Some users reported that 8 or 9 attempts were necessary before success.
joefranz wrote: why is it asking for a password?
Because at some moment in time one was set... Either by you (and you have forgotten) or somebody else.
Passwords do not set themselves.
what password must i encode?
joefranz wrote: what password must i encode?
Try the Steps as outlined above for fixing your Device.
Retrieving data ...