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Nothing on Display and makes a Clicking noise

Nothing on Display and makes a Clicking noise
I am able to charge and turn on but I get nothing on the display and when I turn it on it starts making a clicking noise. Not sure what is happening, and I would love to be able to use it again.

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"A clicking or HD whirring, it is usually the sign of a hard drive problem. Try resetting to factory specs. Here's how: support.apple/kb/HT1339?viewl...

Make sure you do all the following “TRYs”

A. Try to wait 30 minutes while iPod is charging.

B. Try another FireWire or USB through Dock Connector cable.

C. Try another FireWire or USB port on your computer .

D. Try to disconnect all devices from your computer's FireWire and USB ports.

E. Try to download and install the latest version of iPod software and iTunes

apple/ipod/download/

apple/itunes/download/

F. Try these five steps (known as the five Rs) and it would conquer most iPod issues.

apple/support/ipod/five_r...

G. Try to put the iPod into Disk Mode if it fails to appear on the desktop

docsfo.apple/article.html?...

If none of these steps address the issue, you may need to go to Intermediate level testing, let us know and we can proceed."

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