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iPod Classic 6th Generation. Model A1238 / 80, 120, or 160 GB hard drive / black or silver metal front

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Why is my iPod stuck on the "HP dectect test" screen?

I was following ifixit steps to check the functionality of the hold button (diagnostic). The hold button is working fine (0 and 1). But now my screen is stuck on HP Detect : 0. It says press menu to continue, but when I press menu nothing happens. I have also tried pressing menu twice and several other combinations...

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—me to. have no idea why. it reboots fine -wasn't doing this a week ago.

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Plug in the headphones (HP).

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...........Hmmmmmmmn? Something about hindsight, and 20x20 eyesight....?!

Thanks!

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so i should put my HP laptop away ?

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need to unplug it and then push MENU

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i plugged the earphones. it says now hp detect : 1 menu to continue. i pressed menu but it does not continue.. can you please help?

any clue please e mail me at bernard_khoury@hotmail.com

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just take out the headphones and press the menu button then BINGO!!!

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Now it says 'Accessories Test'

FW_DETECT = 0

USB_DETECT = 1

Please plug FW

What's this mean????

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Firewire (FW) connection vs USB connection:

https://discussions.apple.com/thread/275...

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Turn off hold button

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If it's not continuing, it didn't pass the headphone (HP) test. Ipods have a little detector that stops the ipod if a headphone isn't detected; it'll pause the song if the headphone jack is removed.

You might want to disassemble it and replace the headphone jack. If that doesn't work, it's probably a bad board.

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after plugging it in, unplug it, then it should continue

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I got mine to go to the next stage by clicking the hold switch on and then off.

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Now it's stuck on FW DETECT : 0

There's no Firewire to plug in, so I can't test this.

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Hello there. I have tried out a solution you your little problem here which was posted by Chi. You see, (HP) is abbreviated for Headphones, which is dumb but oh well, and it worked when my Headphones were plugged in and then unplugged.

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didn't work for me.

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