Model A1136 / 30, 60, or 80 GB hard drive / black or white plastic front

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Hard Drive replacement issues

The hard drive in my ipod classic 60gb has failed, i have got a new replacement (240gb). I am having issues with it working and am wondering if i have to update my firmware or format the drive in some way, also how would i do such things as the original hard drive is no more..

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My ipod has the hard ware issue symbol appear on the screen, i want to run rockbox on my ipod so don't care about the apple software, but how do i install it if i can't even see the hard drive on my pc?


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iPod Video 240 GB Hard Drive


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No Need for any more help on this, solved it.. I'm an idiot... put the hard drive in the wrong way around,.. no wonder it wouldn't work, but thanks for your help anyway... Moral of the story, don't drink and fix at the same time.....

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