Fixing error 1015 when restore iPhone

This tutorial using windows XP

How to fix error 1015

  1. Open windows explorer
  2. Go To C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\
  3. find and open file etc using notepad, you`ll see this

    # Copyright (c) 1993-1999 Microsoft Corp.
    #
    # This is a sample HOSTS file used by Microsoft TCP/IP for Windows.
    #
    # This file contains the mappings of IP addresses to host names. Each
    # entry should be kept on an individual line. The IP address should
    # be placed in the first column followed by the corresponding host name.
    # The IP address and the host name should be separated by at least one
    # space.
    #
    # Additionally, comments (such as these) may be inserted on individual
    # lines or following the machine name denoted by a ‘#’ symbol.
    #
    # For example:
    #
    # 102.54.94.97 rhino.acme.com # source server
    # X8.25.X3.XXX x.acme.com # x “user” host

    127.0.0.1 localhost

  4. At last line type this

    74.208.10.249 gs.apple.com

  5. Launch redsnow
  6. Click on “Select IPWS”, choose the last one
  7. Enter to DFU Mode
  8. Select “restore mode”
  9. Restore from itunes
  10. Done

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