connecting your ipad to your PC /computer and follow the steps.
This tip will help you bypass most of the itunes errors that you get when you are upgrading or restoring your iphone, ipad or other iOS device.
Step –> 1. Disable the Antivirus programs that you are running such as Avast! Antivirus or malaware bytes
Step –> 2. Search for your “Host” file on your computer. On windows, go to “My Computer” and on your C:/ DRIVE, you will find this file.
Step –>3. Go to Windows > System 32 > drivers > etc to locate the “Hosts” file and then drag your host file to your desktop.
Step -> 4. The same is also true if you are using your mac to restore the itunes. Use finder to locate your “host” file and then drag the “host” file out to your desktop. In the Finders menu bar, Select Go > Go To Folder. In the Box, type the following location and press Enter.
A new Finder window will open and your hosts file will be selected. Please drag the hosts file into your desktop. Remember this location as you will have to put the hosts file back in this same place after you are done with your restore.
Step – 5. Next Open up your itunes and proceed to restore your device.
Step – 6. Once you are done, make sure to go back to the same folder and put the “host” file into the folder..System32 > drivers> etc..on your PC and if you were using a mac, please put the “hosts” file back from into its original folder.