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Thread: 3GS Downgrading = Just cant do it.

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    Default 3GS Downgrading = Just cant do it.
    Hi there.

    First things first:
    iPhone 3GS
    iBoot: 359.3
    BaseBand: 05.13.04
    Serial: ***32******
    Firmware: 4.0
    iTunes 9.2
    Windows 7-64
    I have 3.1, 3.1.2, and 3.1.3 blobs both locally and the servers.

    I want to downgrade to 3.1.2.
    I have reviewed all of the guide on this site and others.

    I cannot get past the point to select my .ipsw. No matter what combination of Shift+Restore i try (Ctrl+Shift, etc.) iTunes will not bring explorer up for me to choose the .ipsw.

    I hope that if i can get this solved the rest of the downgrade will go a lot smoother.

    For the love of god please help.


    I'm beginning to feel as though I'm an idiot and have missed something completely since i can't seem to Google any solution/similar issues. Please if you have any suggestions, let me know!!!
    Last edited by H.G. Manifold; 2010-06-26 at 03:15 AM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost

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    Livin the iPhone Life Simtech's Avatar
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    Try another computer with a different OS. Or re-install iTunes.

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    H.G. Manifold (2010-06-26)

  4. #3
    Resintalled iTunes - 9.0 and 9.1, NOTHING
    My only other option was a WinXP netbook, and of course... it worked.

    I really hate computers sometimes. i realllllly do.

    thanks Simtech for the response.

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    if you have the shsh with cydia just add the ip to the hosts file and restore with itunes
    dont copy the type it in and use a tab in between the # and the url
    the easiest way is to copy the hosts file to your desktop and edit it there then just copy and replace it under the /etc folder

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    My iPhone is a Part of Me
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    try a different worked for the last guy that had this issue (really did)

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