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iPod Question

by wtfdop0987 / May 7, 2007 5:21 AM PDT

Is it possible to install Windows XP HE on my 30 GB iPod? Because the ipod is just a HDD right? But if I install Windows XP would i lose all my song information and the iPod OS? any help would be great!

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I'll say no to this
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / May 8, 2007 12:11 AM PDT
In reply to: iPod Question

Without some form of hack, you will not be able to run XP HE on the iPod. The iPod is a little more than "just a HDD", as are most HDD based players.

But, if you do manage to do it, it is almost certain that all your tracks, track information and iPod OS will go bye bye

P

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Two Questions
by jsmythy / May 9, 2007 3:21 AM PDT
In reply to: I'll say no to this

I have two bugging questions regarding the Apple iPod,

1) Is the 5.5 generation (80GB) iPod compatible with Microsoft Windows Vista? (drivers ect)

2) When if soon will the 5.5 generation iPod be replaced by a new version, I am thinking of purchasing my 2nd MP3/4 and it would be a shame to purchase version 5.5 so soon before a new model.

Cheers, J.

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