XBee XB24C recovery failing

Hey there,

my XB24C worked just fine yesterday, today the XCTU can't read Hardware and Firmware infos anymore when i try to connect my two modules.

I followed the steps in this XBee recovery tutorial: http://tutorial.cytron.com.my/2014/06/25/recovering-your-xbee/

But in the recovery wizard after

-Looking for active bootloader [ERROR]
There is not an active bootloader in the module.

my wizard outputs this

– Resetting and entering bootloader… [ERROR]
There is not an active bootloader in the module.

and stops working.

And btw the reset button doesn't work on my Arduino Wireless & SD shield which i use to connect my XBees to the Arduino Mega 2560, is that usual?

Can anyone help me here please?
Does it have to do with the fact that i changed the mode from AT to API?

Thxalot in advance
Breiti

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