3gs restore problem error ( -1 )


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Hi , i am trying to help a friend with this issue . The 3gs did have ios5 running for a few weeks but the other day turned the phone off then back on to see the itunes connect the cable icon displayed
I tried to restore it gets all the way to the end then i get the above error , the phone restarts back to itunes and cable logo ...

any help appreciated


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Are you restoring from a backup made when the iPhone 3GS was on the previous firmware or on iOS5?

And, can we've more info about the iPhone? Is it Jailbreak? Has it been Jailbreak before iOS5 was installed? etc
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What modem version is it running if you can remember ?
Settings/General/About/Modem Firmware.

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