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#1 killerx525

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Posted 03 November 2010 - 05:53 AM

My cousin has Ipod Classic 30GB 5th Gen. The hard drive just died. He can hear this weird noise coming from it. When he tries to plug it in the computer won't recognize it even in itunes it doesn't show up. He really needs to access that hard drive to take out his music.

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Posted 04 November 2010 - 04:15 PM

When the drive dies the music dies with it unfortunate. Because you hear an odd noise then the hard drive is most likely failing because of a mechanical failure within the drive which renders the data on the drive inaccessible. I am sorry to say the data is gone.
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Posted 04 November 2010 - 04:19 PM

That sucks man, sorry. From now on back up everything on your computer or external drive (or both which is what I do). Non solid state ipods are worthless, my 80gb kicked the bucket too, what a waste of money.

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Posted 06 November 2010 - 09:05 PM

No worries, selling my classic to him.

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