iPod as a hard drive
Posted: 26 August 2004 02:17 AM     [ Ignore ]  
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Has anyone tried or know if u can still use ur iPod as a hard drive to say store files other then music on them? i kno u were able to do so a long time ago but i dont kno if ya able to do so since the different Generations have been released.

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Posted: 26 August 2004 05:02 AM   [ # 1 ]     [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]  
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pretty sure you can, i dont know why apple would cut that out after the LOTR production people did it and it made the news…

alas, im still waiting on a few more referrels before i get a chance to test it for myself, but if you want to get some results faster, just clicky the linky!

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Posted: 26 August 2004 05:11 AM   [ # 2 ]     [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]  
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just got teh ipod yesterday, and yes, you can use this as a portable hdd. i tried putting files other than music files in yesterday, and the ipod took it like a champ.

i was planning on buying a usb jumpdrive for school….guess i wont be doing that anymore.

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Posted: 26 August 2004 09:20 AM   [ # 3 ]     [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]  
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o ok. thx for answering my questions folks.

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Posted: 26 August 2004 09:36 AM   [ # 4 ]     [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]  
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[quote author=“prinko”]pretty sure you can, i dont know why apple would cut that out after the LOTR production people did it and it made the news…

haha yeah i heard about that.. i think it almost got stolen too.. but that might have been something else.

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Posted: 02 September 2004 11:38 PM   [ # 5 ]     [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]  
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Do you need to defrag an iPod?

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Posted: 03 September 2004 04:43 AM   [ # 6 ]     [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]  
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[quote author=“Tholek”]Do you need to defrag an iPod?

its possible, but i dont think i will, lol.

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Posted: 03 September 2004 04:52 AM   [ # 7 ]     [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]  
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there was an ipod help/hack forum i was reading somewhere saying that the menus and running of the ipod ran better if you did defrag it.  I don’t remember what the site was though sorry.

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Posted: 03 September 2004 05:25 AM   [ # 8 ]     [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]  
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Defrag ipod link.

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Posted: 03 September 2004 05:26 AM   [ # 9 ]     [ Ignore ]   [ # 9 ]  
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thanks 8link.

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Posted: 03 September 2004 05:28 AM   [ # 10 ]     [ Ignore ]   [ # 10 ]  
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np

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Posted: 03 September 2004 05:33 AM   [ # 11 ]     [ Ignore ]   [ # 11 ]  
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i got a question. say you transgered all your music on yur ipod and deceided to format your hdd. can you later put back all the music from yur ipod?

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Posted: 03 September 2004 05:34 AM   [ # 12 ]     [ Ignore ]   [ # 12 ]  
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thanks for the info dude, maybe i’ll give it a whirl tonight and lesse if there are any changes….i was just afraid to do anything but add and delete files to the ipod, didnt want to mess up the firmware or anything on the ipod.

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Posted: 03 September 2004 05:53 AM   [ # 13 ]     [ Ignore ]   [ # 13 ]  
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That is pretty cool. When I get an iPod I am going to do that to it.

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Posted: 03 September 2004 07:06 AM   [ # 14 ]     [ Ignore ]   [ # 14 ]  
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[quote author=“snak3y3z1001”]i got a question. say you transgered all your music on yur ipod and deceided to format your hdd. can you later put back all the music from yur ipod?

Yes, but not using iTunes. You’d have to use a 3rd party utility like PodUtil.

http://www.kennettnet.co.uk/software/podutil.php

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