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Windows 7: Windows 7, Ipod, Hidden Folders

07 Dec 2009   #1
kreath

Windows 7
 
 
Windows 7, Ipod, Hidden Folders

Hello, so I just wiped my computer clean with windows 7 home premium. And all my music is still on my ipod. I am trying to view the hidden files on the Ipod, but it wont let me. I went to Control panel->appearance & personalization -> Folder options-> View and i click show all hidden folders...and when i look at my ipod, I cannot see the hidden audio files....My goal is to get my Ipod and itunes synced.


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08 Dec 2009   #2
brayway

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 

will, itunes pick it up?, if so you may have to select manually manage music in itunes :P not 100% sure though
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08 Dec 2009   #3
nate42nd

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

You may have to go into itunes adn enable the ipod to be used as a hard drive to see the files. I don't have itunes anymore but there is a setting that enables it to be used as a hard drive.

You might check into that. I don't know if it will solve your sync issue but it should let you see the hidden files and folders.
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08 Dec 2009   #4
superjose

Windows 8.1 (Update 1) Both Machines
 
 

I think the iPod is formatted using HFS, which only Macs are allowed to see. Try using ufsexplorer, which lets you to view HFS format.

UFS Explorer: Data Access, Data Recovery, File Undelete software for Windows, MacOS, Linux, BSD file systems (NTFS, FAT, XFS, HFS, Ext3, ReiserFS, UFS, UFS2 and so on.)
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09 Sep 2012   #5
knoli234

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

I found this wired article to be really helpful. Definitely worth checking out if you are having any trouble with this.

Get Your Music Off of Your iPod - Wired How-To Wiki
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