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The specs: ipod touch 2g 8GB version 4.2.1 (8C148) model MC086LL

The problem: Trying to jailbreak my ipod touch so i updated the firmware to version 4.2.1, I ran greenpoison and followed all the instructions perfectly, but it won't go into dfu mode. I must've tried a million times but it just says try again. itunes and itunes processes are closed, ipod is plugged in and off, computer hooked up to internet, etc., etc. I even followed the separate dfu instructions listed on this site with different timings, but it still doesn't work, it just refuses to go into dfu mode.

So I decided to try red snow as recommended by others, but it also wont work. When i run red snow and browse for the ipsw and open it, it says "processing" for awhile followed by "unable to recognize specified ipsw" I looked on this site and tried renaming the file extension to ipsw but it still won't recognize it.

I'm at my wits end here. Is it possible to jailbreak this ipod touch???

asked 09 Apr '11, 03:36

clinteastwood's gravatar image


that's because redsn0w does not support iPod touch 2G MC. just try using the latest greenpois0n on a different computer.


answered 09 Apr '11, 03:42

raviraj%20jailbreak%20guru's gravatar image

raviraj jailbreak guru

edited 09 Apr '11, 03:43

oh ok i didn't realize that, thanks.

any idea why green poison won't work?

(09 Apr '11, 03:44) clinteastwood clinteastwood's gravatar image

no idea. try a different computer.

(09 Apr '11, 03:47) raviraj jailbreak guru raviraj%20jailbreak%20guru's gravatar image
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