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On top of that, I had been having issues syncing my iPod Shuffle (Gen. 2). It didn't work with Windows 7 - - for god knows what reason. Even Apple Tech. Support couldn't figure it out. Well, while in my virtual XP environment, I downloaded and installed iTunes and was able to grab the music I wanted (from my Windows 7 C: drive no less) and sync it with my iPod. Now I finally have a small iPod that I can take to the *** with me -- something I have been dying to have.