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Updating Fifth generation iPod to soft ware version 1.2.1

Update:11-30Source: network consolidation
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the latest software version for the fifth-gen iPod has been out for a while now, but i havent been able to upgade it because itunes keeps on telling me that "the iPod cannot be updated because it contains files that are in use by another application." can someone tell me why it wont update and what other application is causing it not to update so i can update my iPod. thank you if you can help.
Dell Dimension 4100   Windows XP   OS was orginally Windows ME; iPod software version is currently 1.2

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when you get a message telling you that the ipod is being used by another applications it sometimes has to do with windows fast user switching, take a look at this article
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=93395