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I have an iPod Touch 4G that was previously jailbroken with Greenpoison. I had a ***** of a time restoring it a few months ago, and at one point it...
10-16-2011, 05:43 AM #1Need help upgrading to 5.0 - error 3194
I have an iPod Touch 4G that was previously jailbroken with Greenpoison. I had a ***** of a time restoring it a few months ago, and at one point it was a brick. I thought I had saved the SBSH files, but don't seem to have them anymore on my laptop.
I am now running 4.2.1 and every time I try to upgrade to 5.0 I get an error 3194. I have searched on this topic and the advice I have seen is not specific enough for this novice.
I reset the device, then set it up as a new iPod, but even this does not help. I know enough to know that I have some old code in the OS that is conflicting with the Apple code.
Can someone point me to the steps I need to take to return this to a pure stock device? I really would like to try 5.0 and some of the new features.
Edit: I have made a little progress. I think my problem is that I am installing the wrong firmware. I can only get 4.2.1 to actually load in DFU mode, but this build does not work (3194 error when I try to upgrade to 5.0). What file am I supposed to be loading for this 4G iPodTouch? I think it depends on what I was running when I jailbroke, but it must not have been 4.2.1. Any suggestions?
Edit2: finally figured it out. Used Tinyumbrella to mod the setup to not use cydia servers and then rolled back to 4.2.1 and mysteriously the 5.0 upgrade finally took. I may be never jailbreak again, life is too short...
Last edited by Tjconnery; 10-16-2011 at 08:42 PM.
10-30-2011, 02:37 PM #2
Uninstall iTunes and install iTunes 10.5
11-01-2011, 06:25 AM #3
3194 is a host error file.
Reset your hosts file to default and then upgrade.
11-04-2011, 06:46 PM #4
that makes the 2 of us...
i have a clients iphone 4 and ipod touch
iphone 4 restores fine...
ipod touch which is giving me the hard time
restore old and new version still error 3194
i have done the host file trick method found on the net ( done many ways )
i have done the dfu mode and cfw restore but still the same...
i have cooked my own cfw low and high version but no luck
but error keeps popping up...
can anyone shed a light here ??