I installed openSSH and SBsettings. I restarted the ipod. I also installed winSCP, (as well as cuteftp). Made sure my ip was correct, and made sure I typed it in correct, and typed in "root" and "alpine" carefully. I also made sure the ipod was set to never for the auto-lock. I read and reread all the posts here on the common mistakes and fixes, and still cannot connect. it times out every time. Am I missing some important step? I'd like to be able to do this so that I can back up my contacts etc.. thanks for any help!