I've just unpacked my 4th gen. iPod shuffle and when I plugged it into the computer, not only did it not charge, iTunes did not find it.
Please can you help as it has me baffled, I don't really want to take it into an iStore, but will if I have to.
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If your iPod isn't recognized by Windows or iTunes, see these articles for some troubleshooting tips:
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