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    Help
    just bought my iphone 3gs....

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



    followed by



    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.
    I cannot be held responsible for the things that come out of my mouth.
    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.
    I cannot be held responsible for the things that come out of my mouth.
    In the Windows world, most everything folks don't understand is called a virus.

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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
    I cannot be held responsible for the things that come out of my mouth.
    In the Windows world, most everything folks don't understand is called a virus.

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