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Thread: Ugh.. 3G[S] Nightmare..

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    Default Ugh.. 3G[S] Nightmare..
    Not my 3G[S], as I'm a bit more.. paranoid..

    Its a 16GB 3G[S] with the new iBoot.

    It was running 3.1.2/5.11.07 jailbroken by BlackRa1n and unlocked by BlackSn0w

    He called me saying his WiFi quit working. So I say "Try resetting the network settings"..

    Now its stuck in a boot loop. Did some digging, and downloaded iRecovery. It has a CTX Error, and from everything I've read, its impossible to fix without a restore.

    So, I dl the 3.1.2 firmware,changed the HOSTs to the Cydia SHSH, and start to restore it.. Nope, my friend never backed up his SHSH files!

    So right now, there is a 3G[S] with a new iBoot stuck in a bootloop on 3.1.2/05.11.07

    Absolutely needs to be unlocked.

    Is there any program that I can make a custom 3.1.3 that preserves the baseband and that'll pass the SHSH check?

    Is BlackSn0w compatible with 3.1.3/5.11.07?

    Sorry for all the questions!

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    Phones with the new bootrom can't accept custom firmwares at all, so unfortunately that's not an option. Even if it did, blacksn0w and 3.1.3 doesn't play well together. In fact, I don't think they work at all.

    The only option you have is kicking it out of that boot loop, but I don't really know how. Try some of the various programs around; iReb (it does work for 3GS), blackra1n, redsn0w (make sure you only select 'boot tethered now), quickpwn perhaps (not too sure about this one, but I know some users have gotten their phone booted with it).

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    To kick it out u need to put it in dfu mode and restore and as Said above u cannot jailbreak or unlock it

    How To: Enter DFU Restore Mode - ModMyi - Wiki

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    Its not in DFU Mode, it boots straight to Recovery..

    iRecovery gives some CTX error, but no matter what I do in that program, it won't boot.

    iReb says it doesn't work with a 3G[S]

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    Quote Originally Posted by shadow25 View Post
    Its not in DFU Mode, it boots straight to Recovery..

    iRecovery gives some CTX error, but no matter what I do in that program, it won't boot.

    iReb says it doesn't work with a 3G[S]
    iReb does work for 3GS when you click the 'fix boot loop' button. You then get the option of selecting your phone.

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