Ok, this isn't my phone, it is my sisters friends. Who, apparently has no idea what she is doing and asked me to fix it. She purchased an unlocked phone off eBay, it was an iPhone 3G, actually it was supposed to be a 3GS, but I digress. Apparently she was confused as to why she couldn't get the apple store to work and without asking anyone restored her phone and when it froze at the itunes connection logo decided to try and re-jailbreak it herself with no knoweldge following a Youtube video, and now its really messed up. Thats what she told me she did, I asked if she saved any of her SHSHs or anything and she didn't even know what I was talking about... so thats where I am. Now I don't know much about jailbreaking besides the fact that on any device I have done it on it goes smooth as butter without any problems, so fixing one that is messed up isn't my forte at all. The device will sometimes, on occasion come up in iTunes as being in recovery mode and needing to update. No matter if TU is on or off, no matter if the hosts have been deleted in the host file or not, no matter if I try an Apple Restore, shift-restore normal firmware, or shift-restore custom firmare I get the error 16XX. While using redsn0w it got to start jailbreaking and then said "everything from here on is done on the phone" or what ever, so the phone looked like it was going to work and then froze with the walking pineapple logo. So I tried redsn0w with a tethered jailbreak and it freezes with the normal pineapple logo, just stays there. When I try to turn on the phone normally (by forcing it out of DFU mode) it freezes with the normal apple logo. I told her she probably bricked it, and she started crying so I felt like I should try and ask for help. Just let me know what you need to know.