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Thread: stuck in pwned dfu mode =[
04-23-2011, 12:19 AM #1stuck in pwned dfu mode =[
helppp, im clueless about what to do now, my iphone 3gs 4.2.1 is stuck in that pwned dfu infinite loop.
i tried to jailbreak it today but i couldnt factory restore it cuz of the 3194 error, so i fixed it with tinyumbrella tss server, but then i had the 1600 error, so i used iReb to fix that error by putting my iphone into pwned dfu. after that i used greenpoison to jailbreak my phone and it succeeded, but now im stuck in pwned dfu mode.
i tried fixing it using tinyumbrellas "fix recovery" button, but a message saying "_futil45203.exe has stopped working" always pops up. it says tinyumbrella cant even detect my iphone tho. it might be because i didnt know i was suppose to save my shsh, so i didnt save it before the jailbreak, but i did after i jailbroke it. but idk?
itunes can detect my phone tho, but it jus says my phone is still in recovery mode. i cant restore my iphone using itunes cuz the 1600 error always pops up and i have to use iReb again jus to restore it, which doesnt help.
i held the home + lock screen many times but it jus loops back to pwned dfu mode...=[
i need help =[
04-23-2011, 12:59 AM #2
04-23-2011, 01:08 AM #3
think i reran it like 3 times? after i rerun it, the apple skull thing appears and dissapears after a while, and im jus bak in the infinite pwned dfu mode. =/
04-23-2011, 01:25 AM #4
Okay, it sounds like you need to do a clean restore.
BTW, do u need an unlock or not?
-First, put ur phone in 'regular' DFU mode:
(power for 5sec - power and home for 10sec - home for 10sec).
-Second, open TU and under Advanced, uncheck the Cydia/Hosts file box
-Third, Google: Edit Hosts File for (Windows or Mac)
-Fourth, remove Sauriks string (74.xxx.xxx gs.apple.xxx) from the Hosts file & SAVE the newly Edited Hosts file!!!!! (Win Vista & 7 require you to open the file as Administrator)
-Fifth, reboot the Computer
-Sixth, check the Hosts file again to make sure Sauriks string is gone.
-Seventh, restore from iTunes as normal
-Eighth, you might need TU or RecBoot to EXIT Recovery Mode if you get a 1015 or 1013 Error.
Let us know...
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04-23-2011, 01:42 AM #5
no i dont need to unlock.
idk how to put my phone on regular DFU in this state. i cant even power it on to power it off so i can do the regular way. with regular DFU u shud be able to see the apple logo and then the screen goes black right?? my screen jus stays black the whole time.
wen i try to go out of dfu mode while plugged into the computer by holding both the power+home button for awhile, it makes the "unplugged" noise, then instantly 5 seconds later it makes the "plugged in" noise. all of this happens while the screen is still pitch black.
sooo idk if its in regular dfu or not after i do this.
is it possible for me to do all the instructions u gave me without putting my phone in regular dfu??
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04-23-2011, 09:06 AM #6
04-24-2011, 12:18 AM #7
04-24-2011, 04:05 PM #8
04-24-2011, 10:12 PM #9
If your having ERROR 1600, use iReb R4 and it will properly DFU mode your phone so you can restore without getting the error on iTunes.
04-28-2011, 05:44 PM #10
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04-29-2011, 06:44 AM #12
I tried the following steps but an error occured. its error 3149.
Followed the following steps but error 3149 still pops up.
Last edited by clangclang; 04-29-2011 at 06:44 AM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost
04-29-2011, 08:43 AM #13
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04-29-2011, 03:12 PM #16
If nothing else, restore from a computer that has never jailbroken an iPhone
04-29-2011, 09:54 PM #17
08-03-2011, 10:14 AM #18use custom
Use custom firmware 4.3.3
use redsn0w 0.9.6rc19 to enter pwned DFU mode
next: open Tiny Umbrella
press start tss server
open up itunes
use custom firmware 4.3.3
after iphone is started, use redsn0w and use just boot tethered right now
1000000 % solution!
Searched every forum without succes, this trick will work
But you have to boot in tethered mode every time you reboot
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