Error 1611 Not Going Away

Discussion in 'iPod touch' started by Adge, Jul 11, 2008.

  1. Adge

    Adge New Member

    Jan 18, 2008
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    iPod touch
    I am running 1.1.3 on my 8gig iPod touch. Basically what's happening is I try to restore to 1.1.3 and it comes up with error 1611. My iPod goes to the apple logo (when i click restore) and every time the spinning wheel thing comes up the screen immediately crashes and restarts again. This happens about 3 times and then I get error 1611 on my computer.
    I am also using iTunes 7.7 if that's any help.

    I've reinstalled iTunes, used a different USB port, restarted my computer, everything but it's still not working.

    Please help because I really need it working again.
  2. stevomegadeth

    stevomegadeth New Member

    Mar 16, 2008
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    I think i got that same error the first time. did you try restarting it and starting it up with the power the home and holding the home and pluging it in

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  3. katstoopid

    katstoopid New Member

    Jul 15, 2008
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    what i did

    this is what i did, and it worked....(WXP, itunes 7.5, probably works on newer)

    i have drunkenly upgraded to 1.1.5.
    when i realized, i tried to downgrade, and i gor the ipsw (restore file) from the link in the ziphone tool. then it failed with error 5.
    i googled it, found this site, there is a link. i dl:d it. tried again. failed with 1611.
    i downgraded itunes. nada. zilch. 5 or 1611.

    then i did a search in my PC and found out that there was a 1.1.4 in the documents and settings/$MY USER ID$/application data/apple computers/itunes/iPod Software Updates
    and in this directory, the file was so much larger than the previous 2 (size about 174 M, while the others were around 55M).

    when i used the one that was in my PC, it worked sweetly.

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