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Thread: Jailbreak ipsw empty?
08-02-2009, 11:23 AM #1Jailbreak ipsw empty?
Okay so yesterday i took my phone to apple becuase it was acting funny they ended up replacing the phone for a brand new one(16gb white 3g) Also i got a new laptop yesterday. The phones firmware is 3.0.1 i downloaded i tunes 8 but i downlaod it to my external hard drive and have been running off of that, i also downloaded redsn0w and the restore point ipsw for 3.0...when i run redsn0w it ask you to locate iswp but when i go to the folder that is sopposed to contain that information its empty. As i look through tutorials i see people have this itunes cube im not geting that so maybe thats the problem can anyone eleborate on how to fix this
08-02-2009, 11:42 AM #2
I'm of no help but I've the exact same problem.
08-02-2009, 01:38 PM #3
^ need some important info to point you guys in the correct direction.
Are you on a Vista machine Mac, XP? Have you tried to D/L to your desk top?
08-02-2009, 01:53 PM #4
im running on vista. I tried to download it to my desktop and it would open because library.ilt was from a new versio. So now i have it running from the harddrive and it seems to be working fine but the restore point ipsw dosent have that cube like i see in the tutorial
08-02-2009, 01:55 PM #5
This is for anyone that is having problems finding their ispw folder after updating to 3.0 software for vista or xp.
Using XP or Vista. you need to open "My Computer"
XP - go to the top menu and select options > Folder Options
Vista - Top left button that says Organize > Folder and Search Options
In that window you need to click the " VIEW " tab on top.
NEED TO SELECT
" SHOW HIDEN FILES AND FOLDERS "
Then unclick the option to " hide protected operating system files "
Once that's done click "apply" then ok and exit out of the window.
then go to this dir
users > "USERNAME" > appdata > roaming > apple computer > itunes >
and the folder holding the downloaded file will be there.
08-02-2009, 08:15 PM #6
thanks alot thats exactly what needed to be done. now i have one more question is there a way to manage the apps and stuff you download cause everytime i go to install something the disk used goes up. will this cause the phone to run slow ?
08-02-2009, 08:19 PM #7
What apps, where are you installing them?
08-02-2009, 08:25 PM #8
all things from cydia like lockdown, redlaser, d tunes, just kool aps!
08-02-2009, 08:27 PM #9
No worries, they take up minimal space.
08-02-2009, 08:50 PM #10
Are there anythings that I should worry about? Or things I should avoid