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Hello guys;

Im facing a problem, trying to unjail my iPad mini 1 gen wifi only, from jailbreak ios 6.1.2 to 8.4 latest. But i dont know why when I try to restore it on the iTunes it came up with 2 errors:

First, it says that the download is corrupted when I just hit the restore button and let it do it by himself.

Second, when I press shit + restore and them select the CORRECT ipsw file, it says that the firmware isnt right anyway.

The file that I downloaded is: iPad2,5_8.4_12H143_Restore.ipsw

Now It is stuck on the itunes logo screen and im desperate.

Thanks for everybody who can help!

asked 11 Jul '15, 23:56

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I would recheck your iPad as iTunes never lies.

(12 Jul '15, 00:00) Codyjd1 Codyjd1's gravatar image

Recheck? How can I do it?

(12 Jul '15, 00:19) sanderdsz sanderdsz's gravatar image

As in what model you have. Just google the model number. And see if you do have the iPad you think you have.

(12 Jul '15, 00:37) Codyjd1 Codyjd1's gravatar image

Well, when i plug my mini and iTunes pop a number, ECID, is it?

(12 Jul '15, 00:54) sanderdsz sanderdsz's gravatar image

No. Click that number and it will change to the serial number or the model (it cycles through, I forget the order).

(12 Jul '15, 00:58) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image

Just to note, when I hit the restore button on the itunes, it starts to download the SAME ipsw that I downloaded, but when it does by himself, the "corrupt" error came up. And when i shift + restore, it says that is not the right firmware.

This error is insane, because I did the same thing on my iPad 3 and it didnt came this damn errors.

I dont know what else to do anymore, its on the itunes logo stuck, and even manually or automatic restore isnt done anything.

(12 Jul '15, 00:59) sanderdsz sanderdsz's gravatar image

Well my serial number is F4KKC0ZQF193... Not the ECID, its the serial.

(12 Jul '15, 01:01) sanderdsz sanderdsz's gravatar image

Sounds like your internet connection is flaky. What is the size (rt-click, properties, BYTES not MB and not size on disk) of the ipsw?

(12 Jul '15, 01:01) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image

1.507.852.467 bytes, could it be my internet connection? Man, im outta options here, you guys are my last hope.

(12 Jul '15, 01:04) sanderdsz sanderdsz's gravatar image

I donwloaded the ipsw file about 5 times now, none of them works

(12 Jul '15, 01:06) sanderdsz sanderdsz's gravatar image

Hmm that's the size it's supposed to be. What version of iTunes are you using?

(12 Jul '15, 01:06) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image

Its the latest, 12.2 i suppose... So, it should restore from 6.1.2 to the 8.4 right? No matter if it was jailbroken or not?

(12 Jul '15, 01:09) sanderdsz sanderdsz's gravatar image

Don't suppose, check to make sure. :P

(12 Jul '15, 01:10) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image

Also, what is the error number iTunes gives you?

(12 Jul '15, 01:11) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image

Yes, it is 12.2, i have downloaded it today. And, it dont give any number error, just say that "The iPad "iPad" cant be restored because the firmware file isnt compatible". Just this.

(12 Jul '15, 01:15) sanderdsz sanderdsz's gravatar image

You get two different iTunes errors (corrupt and not compatible) but neither have a number?

(12 Jul '15, 01:17) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image

Exactly, both errors have no numbers, like I said, i never saw anything like this before, I now i even cant use the ipad because its stuck on itunes logo...

(12 Jul '15, 01:20) sanderdsz sanderdsz's gravatar image

What antivirus do you have on your computer?

(12 Jul '15, 01:21) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image

Panda Antivirus, do you think it can be related? Tomorrow Ill try the process on my gf notebook to see if it keep getting the same errors. Should I use the last itunes version?

(12 Jul '15, 01:24) sanderdsz sanderdsz's gravatar image

Ill try to do it manually via shift restore on her notebook, hope it can be something...

(12 Jul '15, 01:25) sanderdsz sanderdsz's gravatar image

I would try disabling your antivirus, that's the only thing I can think of at this point that could be causing issues.

(12 Jul '15, 01:29) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image

Ok mate, ill try it tomorrow, and ill try itmon another pc too... I just cant understand why it says that is not compatible... That is non sense.

(12 Jul '15, 01:30) sanderdsz sanderdsz's gravatar image

That error also shows up if the iTunes version is too old, or if the ipsw download is corrupt. I've never heard of that particular error popping up do to an antivirus program, but they have been known to cause issues with restoring and jailbreaking, so it's possible.

(12 Jul '15, 01:35) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image

God dammit it still giving the ipsw isnt correct even on another itunes... Idk what to do

(12 Jul '15, 11:23) sanderdsz sanderdsz's gravatar image
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