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okay, so i downloaded the lastest version of redsn0w to try and jailbreak my device for the first time (iPhone 3Gs) but i had some trouble trying to get redsn0w to find my IPSW file. it wont come up? what do i do do i extract the files? do i drag them to my desktop? redsn0w works fine. i just cant get it to read my files which i downloaded. how can i open the redsn0w to identify my firmware??

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asked 25 Jan '13, 21:19

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Asked: 25 Jan '13, 21:19

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