App store and itunes wont load...

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Feb 13, 2012
  1. Joktan
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    So I decided to jailbreak my ipod touch 3rd gen on 5.0.1...well after i jail broke it i messed up something and ended up restoring my firmware and my back up was corrupted so i had nothing left on it...so i restored it again to factory settings and neither itunes or app store works on my ipod...they sit on a loading screen forever.left it running all night and it never went to the app store.any help or insight to why this is happening or how to fix it?i assumed my internet was to slow,but it worked on my sisters iphone 4..so i dont know whats going on...Help....
     
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    Try putting your iPod in DFU Mode and restoring again.
     
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    Will a dfu restore be better then a iTunes one?and will I be able to back up my
    Contacts with iTunes and put it back on my iPod?
     
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    DFU Mode restores are more thorough than a typical restore, though I don't see why a normal restore wouldn't have worked in the first place. If you restore from a backup or if your contacts are on iCloud, your contacts can be put back on your iPod.
     
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    Ok I'll try that soon.hopefully it works.
     
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    well it still doesn't work....i still dont understand why...
     
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    Restore on a different computer on a different network. If not, take to an apple store, they sometimes help with out of warranty products, and at the very least they'll restore it for you.
     
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    did that work for you?and the closest apple store is like 100 miles...small town...
     
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    Please read this whole message before doing anything.
    This procedure is a test, not a solution. Don’t be disappointed when you find that nothing has changed after you complete it.

    Step 1
    1. The purpose of this step is to determine whether the problem is localized to your user account.
    2. Enable guest logins* and log in as Guest. Don't use the Safari-only “Guest User” login created by “Find My Mac.”
    3. While logged in as Guest, you won’t have access to any of your documents or settings. Applications will behave as if you were running them for the first time. Don’t be alarmed by this behavior; it’s normal. If you need any passwords or other personal data in order to complete the test, memorize, print, or write them down before you begin.
    4. Test while logged in as Guest. Same problem?
    5. After testing, log out of the guest account and, in your own account, disable it if you wish. Any files you created in the guest account will be deleted automatically when you log out of it.
    *Note: If you’ve activated “Find My Mac” or FileVault, then you can’t enable the Guest account. The “Guest User” login created by “Find My Mac” is not the same. Create a new account in which to test, and delete it, including its home folder, after testing.

    Step 2
    1. The purpose of this step is to determine whether the problem is caused by third-party system modifications that load automatically at startup or login, by a peripheral device, by a font conflict, or by corruption of the file system or of certain system caches.
    2. Please take this step regardless of the results of Step 1.
    3. Disconnect all wired peripherals except those needed for the test, and remove all aftermarket expansion cards, if applicable. Start up in safe mode and log in to the account with the problem. You must hold down the shift key twice: once when you turn on the computer, and again when you log in.

    Note: If FileVault is enabled, or if a firmware password is set, or if the startup volume is a software RAID, you can’t do this. Ask for further instructions.

    Safe mode is much slower to start up and run than normal, with limited graphics performance, and some things won’t work at all, including sound output and Wi-Fi on certain models. The next normal startup may also be somewhat slow.
    The login screen appears even if you usually log in automatically. You must know your login password in order to log in. If you’ve forgotten the password, you will need to reset it before you begin.

    Test while in safe mode. Same problem?
    After testing, restart as usual (not in safe mode) and verify that you still have the problem. Post the results of Steps 1 and 2.
     

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