Tried updating ipod and it stopped working
How do I fix my i Pod if it will not turn on, turn off, or wake up? Also see: How do I reboot or restart a "frozen" or "hung" i Pod?
"i Pod Stops Responding or Won't Wake From Sleep" from the Apple Support Site notes that you need to "charge your i Pod, then reset your i Pod" if it won't turn off or wake up.How do I fix my i Pod if it shows a folder with a "! If you start up your i Pod and it shows a folder with an exclamation mark, a "sad" i Pod icon, or anything else, you may first be interested in referring to "i Pod Iconology" on the Apple Support Site.Apple notes that the folder with an exclamation mark "can happen for a number of reasons" and advises one to read "i Pod Shows a Folder Icon with an Exclamation Point".This document recommends that you try the following: If that doesn't work, you may need to have the i Pod serviced. Disconnect everything but the mouse, keyboard, and your i Pod, then see if it will turn on. Make sure you are using the Fire Wire or USB cable that came with your i Pod, and that the cable is in good condition. Try connecting i Pod to the built-in port of a different computer to see if that works. Make sure i Pod is the only device in your Fire Wire or USB chain.
"i Pod Only Shows an Apple Logo and Doesn't Start Up" from the Apple Support Site notes that "you may need to restore or update i Pod by placing it in Disk Mode if only an Apple logo appears when you turn it on." For the i Pod touch models, which do not have a Disk Mode, "press and hold the sleep/wake button and the home button at the same time for at least ten seconds until the Apple logo appears" again.
For more information, please refer to "Turning on/off and resetting i Pod touch and i Phone" from the Apple Support Site and to page 72 of the i Pod touch manual.
For more information, you may find "Using Your i Pod as a Storage Device", "Updating i Pod Software" and "Restoring i Pod to Factory Settings", to be helpful.
Please note that restoring an i Pod will erase all songs and files on your i Pod.
For solutions to other specific problems, please refer to the i Pod Troubleshooting & Repair Q&A on Everyi
Also see: What is the difference between "update" and "restore"?