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Discussion in 'iPad Hacking' started by boobaloo, Sep 24, 2012.

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    boobaloo iPF Noob

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    Hi, Folks,

    Boobaloo here in Northeast North Dakota. I've had my iPad2 since the "3" came out. Been a Windows guy for a long time. Built a few IBM XT Clnoes back in the day. I'll give my age away by saying that my first was a Sinclaire. Basic-On-ROM kit. The soldering was more fun than using it.

    I, also, remember when 640k was a lot of RAM and a 20Meg Hard Drive was huge:).

    Been trying to install iOS 6 and have received "Software Update Failed" message 4 times. Might be due to the fact that my iPad has been "jailbroken". :mad:

    I came here to look around for any ideas to upgrade to "6".

    Hope everyone has a great day/week/month/year/life.
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    Hello from Canada. Feeling your pain on that approaching cold front.

    Welcome to iPF. We are a community based forum. Members reach out to help each other deal with iDevice related issues and get the most out of their investment.

    To help you get started, here's a link to the forum rules.

    http://www.ipadforums.net/forum-rul...um-rules-everybody-please-read.html#post14697

    If you review the iPF forum menu, you will find a lobby devoted to the subjects of hacking and jail breaking.

    AA

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    Hello and welcome to the forum!
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    Welcome to the iPF from the soon to be even colder further north of Saskatchewan. What is the strength of your Internet connection? A weak connection may be the cause of the update failure.
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    How are you trying to do the update? If you are Jailbroken you must do it through iTunes on your pc. Have a look at this link and it will be explained.
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-hacking/89500-have-ipad-3-jailbroke-how-upgrade-ios6.html

    I will also move your thread to the Hacking Section as you are Jailbroken.....good luck!
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    Hey welcome to the forums! That advice above will help your issues!
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    Hello, welcome to iPad Forums. This is an online community where many members come together to discuss the iPad.
    I would recommend subscribing to the iPF news feed
    Apple iPad News
    For your iPad FAQ, check this out.
    iPad FAQ
    Looking for iPad reviews? They're all right here.
    iPad Reviews
    For more off topic stuff:
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    Thanks for joining,
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    you,have to restore it first then the update will be able to run

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