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When I hit the jailbreak button, I get 'unexpected error'. any ideas?

3GS, iOS 5.0.1, firmware 05.16.05, using redsn0w mac 0.9.10b5c

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asked 06 Mar '12, 17:12

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Before Jailbreaking with redsn0w click extras and select the ipsw (there is an option). That should fix the unexpected error.

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answered 06 Mar '12, 17:14

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That worked. Got further into the process until "USB communication problem" while holding down the home button for 3 seconds screen.

(07 Mar '12, 20:34) bionic clowns bionic%20clowns's gravatar image
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So did you manage to fully jailbreak?

(08 Mar '12, 15:09) reV17 reV17's gravatar image

No, couldn't get past the USB communication problem. I'm thinking my 3gs might be too 'new'. Might try a tethered jailbreak. See how that goes.

(11 Mar '12, 16:00) bionic clowns bionic%20clowns's gravatar image
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when you select the ipsw redsn0w pops up a "YES/NO" question (new/old bootrom). Are you answering yes, or no, and what is the first five of the 3gs serial?

(11 Mar '12, 16:31) theiphoneguy ♦ theiphoneguy's gravatar image

Tried both yes and no, same result. First five numbers, 85031.

(11 Mar '12, 21:17) bionic clowns bionic%20clowns's gravatar image
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you should be telling it "yes"

(11 Mar '12, 21:23) theiphoneguy ♦ theiphoneguy's gravatar image
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