Paladin - it's not that simple. Otherwise I wouldn't have spent the majority of the day doing this. You cannot just go into the Windows folder for your iPod and copy the music. If my other laptop was up and running, I could have copied it all. But it's not, therefor the situation I'm in. I appreciate your help, but trust me, I've tried everything I could think of/find and am looking to see if other people have some knowledge that I don't.
As a side note, I'm running Vista (I know, I know, it freaking blows).