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I heard that in order to make redsn0w on the new 4.3.1 jailbreak to work properly on windows, you have to right click on the application file and select "administrator" through the properties menu, and also run it in "XP Compatibility Mode". Are you required to do this process on Windows XP? As I use a computer running XP.

asked 05 Apr '11, 02:13

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No, XP compatibilty is for non-XP OS's (Vista, 7). You do need to run it as administrator though.


answered 05 Apr '11, 02:16

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spockers ♦♦

Ok, but how do I access the menu to activate administrator mode?

(05 Apr '11, 03:12) HKiFan HKiFan's gravatar image

Right-click the redsn0w.exe. Don't try to run it inside the zip file, extract it.

(05 Apr '11, 03:13) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image

And then?

(05 Apr '11, 03:29) HKiFan HKiFan's gravatar image

"Run as Administrator"

(05 Apr '11, 03:36) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image

Ok I just extracted the files onto my desktop, but it isn't showing any options or button for "Administrator". Had it already done that or did I miss something?

(05 Apr '11, 05:20) HKiFan HKiFan's gravatar image

After extraction, right-click it and select Run as Administrator.

(05 Apr '11, 07:39) knightz4u knightz4u's gravatar image

Dbl click the folder after on your desktop It will be the redsnow application file, theres a few different files in there after extraction , Application file is the one you want.


answered 05 Apr '11, 08:28

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edited 05 Apr '11, 08:44


(05 Apr '11, 08:50) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image
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