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i have an ipod touch 2g mc model running 4.2.1 and i downloaded greenpois0n to jailbreak it, but every time i try to jailbreak it it says it failed. ive timed the button pressing correctly and everything, my computer even recognizes it when i put it in dfu mode, but it still fails. ive downloaded the newest version of itunes and still no dice. i was just wondering if there is anything else i could b doing wrong, ive tried sooo many times to try to get it to work. some help would b GREATLY appreciated.

asked 09 Feb '11, 20:41

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I had the same issues, but when i tried for the second time, it worked! So I would say to try again and follow the instructions given!



answered 09 Feb '11, 20:47

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ive tried at least 10 more times.. still not working :(

(09 Feb '11, 21:17) baller3323 baller3323's gravatar image

Make sure you are running as an admin and in xp compatibility mode


answered 09 Feb '11, 21:20

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If all else fails with the GP jailbreak on your device, You could go here and it has the tutorials and direct links to the files you need to use redsnow to jailbreak that iPod 2g. My daughter has one and it worked great on hers :)

Good Luck!



answered 09 Feb '11, 21:24

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