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Ok i have a iphone 3gs NEW BOOTROM, it has 5.16.05 on it currently

I downloaded everything from the following site:

(ie redsnow 0.9.9b9, redsn0w 0.9.9b7, (because the first didnt work, so i redownloaded and retried) iphone2,1_5.0_9....ipsw and Idetector just to make sure new bootrom.)

now I go into redsn0w and click extras=>specify ipsw and click my ipsw and heres what it says

[That Ipsw is not supported by this version of redsn0w

Fingerprint: bd0906a01e1e5c65f02e4d47dca53898ea07a464]

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so whats wrong? how do i get this to take the dang ipsw.

asked 19 Nov '12, 07:33

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edited 19 Nov '12, 17:16

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spockers ♦♦

downloading now

(19 Nov '12, 07:36) evil_moon_moose evil_moon_moose's gravatar image

should i run in compatability with wxp service pack 3 and run as admin?

(19 Nov '12, 07:39) evil_moon_moose evil_moon_moose's gravatar image

still says unsupported....

(19 Nov '12, 07:41) evil_moon_moose evil_moon_moose's gravatar image

Run in administrator mode.

(19 Nov '12, 07:42) iFlames ♦ iFlames's gravatar image

running in admin mode, and running in compatability for Wxp sp3

(19 Nov '12, 07:43) evil_moon_moose evil_moon_moose's gravatar image

If it still says unsupported, then your ipsw is broken. Download again.

(19 Nov '12, 07:44) iFlames ♦ iFlames's gravatar image

Iphone2,1_5.0_9A334_Restore.ipsw is the ipsw that i have. the baseband of the phone is 05.16.05, the redsn0w version is 13b

(19 Nov '12, 07:47) evil_moon_moose evil_moon_moose's gravatar image

kk downloading

(19 Nov '12, 07:47) evil_moon_moose evil_moon_moose's gravatar image

This might help as I had the same issue.

(19 Nov '12, 11:45) Spanic Spanic's gravatar image

close, but im not currently jailbroken, doesnt that mean i have to select a ipsw. it is an original ipsw but for some odd reason my google chrome is having trouble downloading the whole file (668 mb) and keeps canceling. when i try to dl via IE, it says its a ZIP

(19 Nov '12, 13:17) evil_moon_moose evil_moon_moose's gravatar image

Try a different browser and use a registry cleaner.

(19 Nov '12, 15:02) Spanic Spanic's gravatar image

alright all fixed, the download was screwed up, sat still and messed with the dl

(19 Nov '12, 15:24) evil_moon_moose evil_moon_moose's gravatar image

Download redsn0w 0.9.15b3 and try.


answered 19 Nov '12, 07:34

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iFlames ♦

I don't trust any redsn0w links from websites like those. Go to (redirects to iPhone Dev blog) and go to bottom of first post and download official link. Need to extract and have iTunes installed for drivers.


answered 19 Nov '12, 22:33

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websites like what?

(19 Nov '12, 22:37) theiphoneguy ♦ theiphoneguy's gravatar image

Ya. Only official links come from the Dev team blog

(19 Nov '12, 22:53) theyodj445 theyodj445's gravatar image
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