I have met several stupid issues since I got my 2gen itouch a week ago. Including: 1 itune cannot detect my ipod; 2 itouch detected as camera; and 3 itune detects my itouch as iphone. Most of the time I search google it leads me here which means we are on the same boat I believe. I just found if first open itune, second disconnect network, plug itouch and it will be detected better (though maybe an iphone-_-)... at least it is not a camera or nothing. That will be fair enough, I can synch and download free apps. So, if you are still in this trouble. Try to disconnect internet first. If you are like me using wireless, it is simple, just use the wifi switch. BTW. Wait an enough long time untill itune start up or determin gapless crap (at least the idea is not bad). You see this is my first thread here. Hope it works.