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    Default shift + restore in itunes doesn't work??
    Just downloaded 4.0gm and trying to install via Itunes, but when I hold down shift and click restore, it doesnt open a new browse window it just loads the original 3.1.3 firmware. any ideas how to fix this? Its been doing this for a while on my computer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oalitis View Post
    Just downloaded 4.0gm and trying to install via Itunes, but when I hold down shift and click restore, it doesnt open a new browse window it just loads the original 3.1.3 firmware. any ideas how to fix this? Its been doing this for a while on my computer.
    Sounds like you need to uninstall the reinstall itunes!

    What version of Itunes do you have installed!

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    He also said shift, as in pc. I thought you only can install with a apple puter?

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    iTunes 9.2 was relaesed for windows yesterday

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    I'm using iTunes 9.2 just updated it.. It would never work before either. Always had to use a diff laptop. Running vista. I'll try reintalling it.

    BUMP...

    still not working!
    Last edited by oalitis; 2010-06-18 at 09:46 PM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost

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    I have had no problems with the Windows or the Mac version!

    Shift restore on Windows

    Options restore on Mac

    Working great!

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    any ideas i can try?

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    Are u sure the shift key works on your keyboard?

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    Quote Originally Posted by j3st3r3 View Post
    Are u sure the shift key works on your keyboard?
    ^ Bump

    Try the other shift key and if that don't work I would just reinstall Itunes 9.2

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    i got it to work, just in case anyone else runs into this problem. I went to C://programfiles/itunes and right clicked on the itunes.exe file and run as administrator and it worked like a charm.

    thanks for the replies.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oalitis View Post
    i got it to work, just in case anyone else runs into this problem. I went to C://programfiles/itunes and right clicked on the itunes.exe file and run as administrator and it worked like a charm.

    thanks for the replies.
    Good job!

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    It Works.. Thanks

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    Thanks, I had the same problem; running iTunes as administrator worked.

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