Fix iPod click wheel problem is not workingNovember 10, 2005
Keywords: ipod apple clickwheel geniusbar
The iPod is a little more than a year old, just out of warranty. After using it extensively on the Bose SoundDock, the click wheel stopped responding.
This is a reported iPod bug and the common fix is to reset it. With this 40Gb, 4th generation model you flip the hold button to on and back to off. Following that you push and hold the select and menu buttons simultaneously... and pray.
The problem was that the iPod did not want to reset it self, no matter how hard and for how long I pushed. Next step was to flash it with updated software. This did not help. Following step was to restore it from the computer and deleting all music on it. That did not help either.
I was desperate so I bowed my head and entered the Apple
church shop on Regent's street, London. It was full of prospective Appleheads (or is the expression Macheads?) fingering G5's with monstrous flat screen displays.
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