The rather unhelpful message reads: “The i Phone [name of i Phone] could not be restored.An internal error occurred.” Annoyed i Phone users are lighting up Apple’s support forum with complaints about the error, and the bloggers at Business Insider say they too have been wrestling with the problem.
Fortunately, it is possible to stop this from happening using redsn0w, a jailbreak tool developed by the i Phone Dev-Team.
Think of it as an AOL Instant messenger or Blackberry BBM for Apple iv) Newstand. Also has location based reminders for i Phone 4 users. The restoration method is just like the manual update instructions except for one detail.
Allows notifications to appear from the top of any i OS Device screen. Allows you to send unlimited text, photo, and video message with other i OS users. If you already downloaded the i OS IPSW for your device when trying the manual update instructions, there is no need to download the software again for the restoration method.
Check our Downloads page for direct download links to specific i OS firmwares.
In case you forgot, Apple recently stepped up its game with the way it handles i OS updates, thereby making it more difficult for jailbreakers to jump on the bandwagon when a new firmware is seeded in i Tunes.