The i Pod Touch 2G has the model number A1288, and the i Pod Touch 3G's model is number A1318.
Win Pwn is a Windows implementation of Pwnage Tool, which was developed by a group called the i Phone Dev Team.
Using Win Pwn and Apple's own software update you can create your own custom firmware, including not just the ability to add more software, but also a custom boot screen.
If you’re reading this, chances are you know exactly what Prometheus (AKA futurerestore) is and what it does.
It allows you to downgrade to i OS versions that are no longer being signed by Apple, as long as you have valid SHSH2 blobs for that version.
Once nonce Enabler is installed, you can follow this guide to install i OS 10.2 and jailbreak.
Please remember that this method is experimental and may not work.
From this point on, I’ll assume your i Pod can be connected to i Tunes.
Do not, for whatever reason, just click the restore button.
Avoid upgrading or restoring if you want a jailbroken device.
If you want to wipe all data on your device without upgrading the i OS, consider trying Cydia Impactor.
Trust me, you’ll have to redo everything you just did, because you will wind up with the same error message. I can’t honestly tell you that I have any idea what that stands for.