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iPod won't sync properly, constantly needs "scanning"

Discussion in 'Multimedia' started by CKIM27, Jul 9, 2012.

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  1. CKIM27

    CKIM27 Thread Starter

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    Hi,

    My iPod (5th generation video) won't properly sync. Whenever I plug it in, I always get the "needs scanning and fixing" pop-up, which I've run. In addition, it won't sync several songs because of an "unknown error." I've tried restoring the iPod and installing and uninstalling iTunes, but continue to get the same problem.

    Help!
     
  2. DoubleHelix

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    It's an iPod classic? if so, it uses a spinning hard drive which has probably failed.
     
  3. CKIM27

    CKIM27 Thread Starter

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    Yes. But, it sorta syncs. It'll sink the majority fo the songs and podcasts, but will fail if you sync it again.
     
  4. SectorSecurity

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    Set ITunes to manually manager music that way it only syncs when you tell it to?
     
  5. DoubleHelix

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    Then it sounds like the drive is sorta failing.
     
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