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Saturday, March 12, 2011

Fix iPhone Error 1013 [Simple Instruction]

From This thread on Apple’s forums there is this valuable instruction to fix iPhone Error 1013
After following the simple instructions detailed below, You will be able to finally restore your iPhone.

On Mac:

  1. Open Finder
  2. Hold down COMMAND + SHIFT keys and press ‘G’
  3. Enter “/private/etc/” in the field and press “Go”
  4. Find “hosts” file in the directory
  5. Drag the file to your desktop
  6. Open it in a text editor
  7. Remove the line that has entirely or put a # at the beginning of it to comment it out
  8. Save the file
  9. Drag it back to the /private/etc/ folder.

On Windows:

Locate the hosts file in one of the following directories:
Windows 95/98/Me c:\windows\hosts
Windows NT/2000/XP Pro c:\winnt\system32\drivers\etc\hosts
Windows XP, Vista, 7 c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts
  1. Right click and click on “Open With…” and then click on “Notepad” on the list.
  2. Remove the line that has completely and save the file

This whole operation will take you a good 30 minutes, but most importantly, 

But, the best part of it was that I became the “hero” who once again fixed the iPhone


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