HT3960 Ipod shuffle not showing in itune device list

My new ipod shuffle does not show up in my devices on itunes. I have the updated itunes version, et.

Hi there katberg64,
You may find the troubleshooting steps in the article below helpful.
iPod not recognized in My Computer and in iTunes for Windows
http://support.apple.com/kb/ts1369
-Griff W. 

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