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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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Plug in the headphones (HP).

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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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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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