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its stuck on uploading ramdisk PLZ HELP

asked 11 Apr '11, 21:59

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If you're on Windows, don't run redsn0w from inside the zip file. Extract the redsn0w.exe to your desktop first. If you're running Windows XP, skip to the last paragraph.

Right-click the redsn0w.exe on your desktop, choose "Properties," go to the "Compatibility" tab, and under "Compatibility mode" tick the "Run this program in compatibility mode for" box and choose Windows XP, with the highest Service Pack listed. At the bottom of the dialog tick the box under "Privilege Level" to "Run this program as an administrator." Click OK.

It should look like this: alt text

Now double-click the redsn0w.exe on your desktop and follow the instructions.

In Windows XP, click redsn0w.exe once to select it, and then hold down the Shift key and right-click redsn0w.exe. You'll see a contextual menu from which you can select Run as... and then choose an administrator account.


answered 11 Apr '11, 22:02

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spockers ♦♦

edited 11 Apr '11, 22:02

it only made it half way through but it is closer

(11 Apr '11, 22:05) tigeron tigeron's gravatar image

Are you running it as administrator?

(11 Apr '11, 22:09) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image

yes its not working uggh

(11 Apr '11, 22:15) tigeron tigeron's gravatar image



answered 11 Apr '11, 22:21

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What version of Windows are you on?

(11 Apr '11, 22:23) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image

im on windows vista

(11 Apr '11, 22:23) tigeron tigeron's gravatar image

I figured as much. There have been several reports of redsn0w not playing well with Vista. I'd suggest using Sn0wbreeze to create a custom ipsw to restore to. You'll need a copy of your stock 4.3.1 firmware.

(11 Apr '11, 22:27) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image


first, start up redsn0w

then your going to want to pull up task manager (hit ctrl+alt+delete) go to application and right click on redsn0w click on go to process. from there find and right click redsn0w and click set affinity make sure that only the CPU 1 box is checked then hit ok


answered 11 Apr '11, 22:42

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Hmm... now that you mention it, I recall reading that somewhere, thanks for reminding me, and for the confirmation that it works. I'll add that to the FAQ, and to my answer repertoire.

(11 Apr '11, 22:50) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image
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