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iPod Disk Scan in progress

iPod Disk Scan is a safe mode of iPods that have a hard disk. It can be activated manually or automatically if the iPod Software finds a problem with the Hard Disk.[1]

When you see this screen, plug your iPod into a wall outlet so that the iPod does not lose power in the process and corrupt the data.

When started, it will show the above animation for at least twenty minutes. When done, it will show one of the below icons.

  • Disk Ok.jpg This icon appears if your iPod's hard disk has no errors.
  • Disk Recovered.jpg This icon appears if the disk scan encountered errors that it could repair, and recovered some or all of them.
  • Disk Scan Not Complete.jpg This icon appears if the disk scan has encountered an error and needs to stop. The disk scan will restart on the next reset.
  • Disk Scan Interupted.jpg This icon appears if you manually interupt the Disk scan, which will restart on the next reset of the iPod.
  • Sad iPod.jpg This icon appears if your iPod has a serious error with the hard drive. If this appears, you may have a serious hardware issue.

References

IPod family.png   iPod (models)
iPod (classic) : 1st gen | 2nd | 3rd | 4th · photo · U2 · Harry Potter | 5th · U2 | 6th / classic
iPod mini : 1st gen | 2nd
iPod nano : 1st gen | 2nd | 3rd | 4th | 5th | 6th | 7th
iPod shuffle : 1st gen | 2nd | 3rd | 4th
iPod touch : 1st gen | 2nd | 3rd | 4th | 5th | 6th | 7th
Other hardware : Camera Connector | Hi-Fi | Nike + iPod Sport Kit | Radio Remote | Universal Dock
Software : iPod (app) | iPod Games | iPod Software · Diagnostics mode · Disk mode · Disk Scan
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