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hello, i have read tons of threads and i still cannot solve my problem i am running redsn0w 0.9.9b8 in winxp sp3 ipad1 updated to 5.0.1 ( i do have 5.0 ipsw or the extra) i tried the following:

  • run as admin
  • run as admin and check only CPU0
  • run as admin and check only CPU1
  • run as admin and check both CPU0 and CPU1
  • run as another use who has admin priviliges
  • changed USB port
  • rebooted the PC

there is no way to make it work after i select version 5.0 from extras, it goes in DFU, at first stage redsn0w crashes...

what am i doing wrong? please help! thanks

asked 12 Dec '11, 13:58

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try another computer


answered 12 Dec '11, 14:17

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theiphoneguy ♦

great! changing pc solved the issue thanks!


answered 13 Dec '11, 05:18

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Asked: 12 Dec '11, 13:58

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