Format your iPod for PCs

Monday, May 21, 2007 Posted by Aman Jain

Out of the box ,your new iPod may be configured to work not with a PC but with a Mac.Before you try to use it you must format it to work with Window's File System(a Mac will recognize a Windows -formatted iPod,but the reverse is not true).Download iTunes( ,install it and plug in your iPod.On the left side of the iTunes Window you should see 'Devices ' and your iPod below it .Click the iPod's name ,and click restore to the right and follow the prompts .This will reformat your device for use with windows .If Windows can't see your iPod at all ,try apple's troubleshooting steps at