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just bought my iphone 3gs....

and when trying to set up for the first time all i get is this:



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anybody seen this before and know how to fix it co i really want to get using this phone!
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I'd hit the eject button next to the phone on the sidebar

Disconnect and reconnect it - see what happens from there.

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In the Windows world, most everything folks don't understand is called a virus.
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tried that, tried restoring it, turning it off , on diff usb port, re-installing i tunes

you name it ive tried it.
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Try another cable if you have one, if not:

Brand new, time to take it back. Shouldn't be so hard.

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phew ive fixed it.

i re-installed itunes again and rebooted - problem sovled
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good goin' - persistence pays off

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