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Thread: Semi-Bricked iTouch

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    Hey Guys,

    I bought a 16gb iPod touch 3 days ago, and since then its killed itself twice. The first day i had it, it was working fine, had all my music synced, listening on the way to work, then later in the day, i pulled it out of my pocket and it showed only the apple logo on the screen. The backlight wasn't on and it didn't change from that screen.
    I tried turning it off, resetting it and so on. Resetting the device turned it off and back on, but it always returned to the apple logo with no backlight. Eventually something must have happening and instead of the apple logo it told me to plug it into iTunes. I tried this and it took 4 or 5 goes at it before it actually restored. I was getting error 1604 when trying to restore it.

    Once it was restored again, i thought all was well, and proceeded to test it out a bit, and when it appeared ok, i tried jailbreaking it. After a little mucking around i got it up and running. It was fantastic! A jailbroken iTouch! i was ecstatic. I got google maps and everything going except Then this morning i got up and had another play with it. froze at one point, the ssh session i had open wasn't responding, so i waited about 5 minutes and then reset it using the home and sleep button trick.
    Since then its started just showing the apple logo again and refuses to boot.

    I spent most of my morning trawling the internet to find anyone else with this sort of problem, but haven't had any luck for the touch.

    Any ideas?

    I'm using WinXP SP2 and iTunes with a 16gb iPod Touch 1b738 (indicating week 38 i believe?).

    Thanks in advance,


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    i would try another restore if it happens again it might be a bad unit and need replacement.

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    Yeah. I thought that may be the case, i just figured if there was anything i could do to fix it before taking it back i would. But at this point it doesn't look like i can do the restore, because iTunes doesn't recognise it. iPhuc doesn't either.


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