Then... i was really contemplating on using SD card but for some reason got distracted when i saw the availability of the HDD. Previously I had been to the apple store, a little over a year ago and asked a floor employee about battery replacement and she simply said they don't do that there, Here is the definition of reallocated sectors count: "Count of reallocated sectors. this content
it will b as good as new Reply » Report Abuse Judge it! in the end i decided to just get myself an ipod nano and had been using it for awhile now. Can I get a `du` grouped by month? I also mod them to solid state drives. https://discussions.apple.com/thread/1782446?start=0
Certainly you can't trust a drive that has already demonstrated hardware wear. [ Reply to This | # ] Don't trash an iPod with bad blocks on the drive Authored by: Most likely they will suggest what is called an "out of warranty repair" but in reality they will replace your iPod with a new one, for a fixed price. Back in the day I would probably have tried FDISK /FIXMBR to tidy up the partition table which is probably corrupt, but FDISK is not supplied with XP. No luck. ---------- vmaniqui said: ↑ that's what happened with my classic.
Copy music and pictures ect back from the backup copy. share|improve this answer answered Jan 6 '11 at 2:46 Dori 6,82012540 Yes, it mounts as a hard drive, and I have tried running Disk Utility on it, but everything Fixing it at a local Apple representative would cost as much as buying a new one, and the ifixit howto is pretty much discouraging, besides stating that video iPod use special Ipod Classic Hard Drive Test thanks.
Though i haven't been able to find any information about the number of sparse sectors on HDDs, I doubt that your iPod Classic has any more left. Ipod Classic Reallocs now here's what i got.......one thing to remember though when you're changing the hard drive of the classic - it's a PIA to open it. share|improve this answer answered Mar 2 at 8:37 Ruairidh Bruce 191 add a comment| protected by bmike♦ Jan 19 '14 at 15:09 Thank you for your interest in this question. http://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/5961/how-to-fix-an-ipod-classic-with-a-bad-hard-drive I am about to do more tests on the iPod using the recommendations above.
As such, this will be mac formatted ipod which I cannot change. [ Reply to This | # ] Don't trash an iPod with bad blocks on the drive Authored by: Ipod Classic Hard Drive Failure By "power cycling" I meant actualy turning the computer off, pausing, then turning on again. I suspect that something has gone wrong on the hard-drive - either a bad sector or some corrupt data. i have an IPod Classic 120Gb.
It is working pretty feel. –lpacheco Jul 24 '11 at 23:43 | show 1 more comment up vote 0 down vote It wasn't clear from your question—can you mount the iPod
You basically have 1088 reallocated sectors, written to a different part of the drive. Ipod Classic Smart Data I guess with an iPod it isn't as much of an issue, since the computer is the backup for the iPod. Ipod Classic Hard Drive Repair Service You could possibly try to put it in "disk mode" and do a complete format to the drive in fat32 partition and restore through itunes after formatted.
My iPod classic 160GB worked well for a couple of years. news Same as step 3. at the moment it's flashing for me to plug it in... Cannot allocate memory." –lpacheco Jan 26 '11 at 10:51 @lpacheco - instead of trying to partition it, just run First Aid on it and see what's reported. –Dori Jan Ipod Classic Hard Drive Repair Cost
This issue may happen due to some files of your iPod got infected Trojan or virus. All it did was blink for a second, like it ran the program at light speed. Thank you. have a peek at these guys share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply TribeFan1, Mar 20, 2015 TribeFan1 thread starter macrumors regular Joined: Oct 1, 2013 #3 So I got a
Open iTunes and you should now see the iPod icon That's it. Ipod Classic Retracts Now open cmd (Command prompt) and format using cmd. (as per below) Then scan with this device using good antivirus software. Loading...
Repartitioning and restoring (both) results in writing to (and thus confirming the usability - for the moment) of *every* block used by the partitions and the data written back to them. Brin Nickolas 104,842 views 5:31 How to recover data from a hard drive (stuck heads: buzzing, clicking, etc) - Duration: 10:28. Luckily i have a spare that i bought after they cancelled, but I would still like to have this current one working well.Click to expand... Ipod Classic Hard Drive Replacement Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by turingtest2, turingtest2 Nov 8, 2008 1:28 PM in response to Skoaleosis Level 10 (87,858 points) Apple TV Nov 8, 2008 1:28 PM
Loading... Tinkernut 251,110 views 4:03 Bought a bad Ipod on Craigslist - How to replace Ipod Hard Drive - Duration: 11:00. Thanks for all the help here!Click to expand... http://auctusdev.com/ipod-classic/ipod-classic-smart-data-error-diag-halt.html YEAH Reply » Report Abuse Judge it!
What would You-Know-Who want with Lily Potter? How exactly did you go about fixing yours?Any help you have would be awesome!:) Reply » Report Abuse Judge it! THANKS SO MUCH YOU GUYS!! Thus, the higher the attribute value, the more sectors the drive has had to reallocate.
Does anyone know if there is a way to slow the imminent failure? thanks. but am hoping this HDD will last me a long time - am really hoping as i really had a hard time opening the classic and couldn't imagine myself doing that Close Yeah, keep it Undo Close This video is unavailable.
Also, I would avoid those generic adapters that you find on Amazon or eBay. Up next How to Restore a Broken iPod - Duration: 2:36. You can try the following procedure which worked for me.Caution: This will erase all data on your iPod. Loading...
I doubt that it has any more sparse sectors (i'm just looking for specs).