iPad will not sync.

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  1. Andygo
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    I connected my iPad and it wil not sync. It connects - eg it pings and it says 'not charging' in the top right corner. iTunes starts up, but that's as far as it gets. I have uninstalled iTunes and reinstalled, but no change. iTunes does not see the iPad at all.

    Any ideas folks?



    Weird. Seems ok after I connected my iPod which synced just fine. I then connected the iPad and that worked perfectly.

    What's all that about?
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    I don't have a good answer for you except software wierdness... Using a PC for many years, I just figure that things that don't make sense are going to happen in a good way and in bad ways...
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    What about replacing the cable. It may be broken, with some internal loose connection to one of the pins. We take for granted the Mechanical parts, but they fail too.
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    It looks fine - its only a month or so old! And it worked straight away with my ipod.
    Its clearly a software issueas itunes took ages to appear on screen when I connected the ipad.
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    I have a Mac book pro that would not "see" the iPad in iTunes. First, it was an old OSx ( got a message for that though). Then I found that if I had Parallels running, it would "pull" the iPad signal. Even though iTunes was on the Mac side. I had to Shut down/Stop Parallels, then Itunes could find the iPad. (iPod recognition was fine the whole time)

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