Difficulty – Extremely easy |

In order to access some parts of your iPod Video or your iPod Nano you will have to enable hidden files and folders and here is how to do it depending on what operating system you use!

For XP users:

  1. Click on Start and open Control panel
  2. Double-click on Folder Options
  3. Click on the view tab at the top of the window that just appeared
  4. Scroll down until you see Hidden files and Folders
  5. Click on Show hidden files and folders
  6. Click on OK and Voila!

For Vista users

  1. Click on the windows logo at the bottom left of your screen
  2. Go to control panel
  3. If you have the classic view
    1. Double-click on Folder Options
    2. Click on the view tab at the top of the window that just appeared
    3. Scroll down until you see Hidden files and Folders
    4. Click on Show hidden files and folders
    5. Click on OK and Voila!
  4. If you have the Category view
    1. Click on Appearance and Personalization
    2. Click on Show hidden files and folders
    3. Click on the view tab at the top of the window that just appeared
    4. Scroll down until you see Hidden files and Folders
    5. Click on Show hidden files and folders
    6. Click on OK and Voila!

For Windows 7 users

  1. Click on the windows logo at the bottom left of your screen
  2. Go to control panel
  3. If you have the classic view
    1. Double-click on Folder Options
    2. Click on the view tab at the top of the window that just appeared
    3. Scroll down until you see Hidden files and Folders
    4. Click on Show hidden files and folders
    5. Click on OK and Voila!
  4. If you have the Category view
    1. Click on Appearance and Personalization
    2. Click on Show hidden files and folders
    3. Click on the view tab at the top of the window that just appeared
    4. Scroll down until you see Hidden files and Folders
    5. Click on Show hidden files and folders
    6. Click on OK and Voila!

For Mac users

  1. Go on Terminal
  2. Type defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles TRUE
  3. Press enter
  4. Type killall Finder
  5. Press enter
  6. Voila!
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