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How to fix some mysterious problems.

Hello, Im new to jailbreaking, and decided to give it a try. After restoring my trusty 1st-gen Ipod Touch to factory standars I booted up redsn0w 0.9.10b5 and started 'jailbreaking'. I was prompted to put my device into DFU mode, and when I followed the instructions, A message appeared telling me to specify the IPSW for the currently installed firmware.

Help a noob out please?

asked 09 Feb '12, 18:16

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Super easy: Open Safari on the iPod, and go to

You don't need a computer to do this.


answered 09 Feb '12, 18:38

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spockers ♦♦

You're awesome. Thank you

(09 Feb '12, 21:13) Soupkitchen Soupkitchen's gravatar image

Nah, thank @comex. Everybody needs to see jailbreakme work at least once in their lives. :P

(09 Feb '12, 21:42) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image
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