yeah well i have new information and its actually in the right sub forum [ yay ] Whats going on: Its stuck in DFU [ when i go into device manager Please Register or Log in to view images when i try to restore [ while in DFU mode] This is the order in which shi*t occers. [30 sec in] Ipod touch [1G] shows white display followed by apple logo and then nothing. [10 mins in] Please Register or Log in to view images continuous loop of preparation. [15mins in] continuous loop of preparation [ see above picture] [17 mins in ] Please Register or Log in to view images itunes error. It is not bricked... I think, anyone have tips/tricks? [ i have used redtool to attempt at fixing, imo the program is stupid].