Restore help?

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  1. Vinny#1

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    Hi all I recently jail broke my iPad 2 on version 7.1.2 but have decided to sell it on but I am having trouble restoring it. I have restored it from back up which went fine, then i tried check for software update it does nothing but give me the spinning circle. I have connected to iTunes and tried to update to 8.1.1 which has downloaded but then it says preparing ipad for update but nothing happens?. I left this running until the iPad battery died. Is there something simple I am missing here?
     
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    Since you're talking about a jail broken iPad I've moved your post to the iPad Hacking Forum where it will receive more attention.
     
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    Ok thanks
     
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    One more question how long should a restore take roughly?
     
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    If you didn't downloade the update file to your computer in advance, the restore can take anywhere from a few minutes to several hours, depending on the speed of your internet connection.
     
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    I have done that already and I have connected the iPad and iTunes says it is restoring the iPad, but it's been doing this for a couple of hours now?
     
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    Reboot your PC, and try it again. This recently happened to me with my IPhone 5s. Rebooting my PC was what worked for me.
     
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    Ah! The old on/off trick I'll give it a go!
     
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    Done! Thanks for all the help my first problem was I hadn't updated iTunes on my PC then the off/on trick worked straight away!
     

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