iPod Touch 2nd Gen Error 36

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  1. macrumors newbie

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    I have an iPod touch 2nd Gen. I went to use it and some of the icons were just white squares. I decided to restore, it gave me the following error code "The iPod "iPod" could not be restored. An unknown error code (36)". It was then stuck in DFU mode.

    I read to use blackra1n to stop this process it worked and I was able to get the iPod on again but all the apps where now white squares.

    I attempted a second restore by selecting erase all from the iPod itself and once again it was stuck in DFU mode so I ran blackra1n again and now the screen is black unit shows nothing. However iTunes recognizes the unit as an iPod in recovery mode but every time I restore I get error code (36).

    I have a MacBook Pro running Lion with all the latest updates and iTunes 10.5

    Thank you for your time
     
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    Thetonyk123

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  3. thread starter macrumors newbie

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    So Tiny Umbrella did something cause now my iPod is stuck on a white screen. I opened tiny umbrella the only option available was fix recovery which I clicked.

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    Also now when i click restore iTunes says The iPod could not be restored. This device isn't eligible for the requested build.
     
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    Thetonyk123

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    Download the ipsw (4.2.1) and try to DFU restore
     
  5. thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Downloaded 4.2.1 ispw tried restore and also tried a restore by holding down alt and selecting the 4.2.1 ispw. Still recieving the error "The iPod "iPod" could not be restored. This device isn't eligible for the requested build.
     

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