EmCORE Installation/iPodClassic/DFUNoiTunes

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emCORE on iPod Classic is DEPRECATED, please use the Rockbox bootloader instead.

  • Make sure that you have .NET Framework 3.5 or later installed
  • Download winusb_driver.zip and extract it somewhere
  • Download bootstrap_ipodclassic.exe as well
  • Connect your iPod to your computer
  • Make sure the hold switch is not locked
  • Press and hold the menu and select buttons for between 10 and 15 seconds - click here for a how-to video. The iPod will show an apple logo after about 5 seconds, keep holding the buttons until it seems to turn off completely The display of your iPod should now stay black, and a new USB device called "Apple Recovery (DFU) USB Driver" should connect to your PC.
  • Wait for Windows to ask you for a driver for this device
  • Always choose the bottom-most option (don't search on windows update, choose everything manually) until you get to the list of available drivers
  • Choose "All device types" and click "Next"
  • Click "Have disk"
  • Click "Browse"
  • Navigate to the folder where you extracted the winusb_driver.zip file, and choose the "winusb.inf" file from it
  • Click "Open"
  • Click "OK"
  • Click "Next"
  • Wait for the driver installation to complete
  • Run bootstrap_ipodclassic.exe

Your iPod should now turn on and connect a 64MB drive called "UMSboot". If it doesn't, please ask for support.