Hi, my 120gb ipod classic is not showing up in itunes, and everything is gone. how do i format it on microsoft ' format portable audio player ' ?

hi, my 120gb ipod classic is not showing up in itunes, and everything is gone.
how do i format it on microsoft ' format portable audio player ' ?
the device has just installed necessary drivers to microsoft upon plugging in
like a say though, not showing up in itunes still
before it recently had this failure, it had shown up as corrupted and that it needed restoring (but i was holding off, as i manually managed all music and was hoping for a way to back it all up, to no avail)
first time posting here, would appreciate a quick answer because tempted to just click the 'restore device defaults' option
Many thanks

same thing here

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