Restore iPad without updating to iTunes 9.2!?!

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  1. TitoLabido
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    Can't get location services working on iPad WIFI (randomly quit working yesterday.) tried everything online to fix it and nothing worked. soo....

    I want to restore and rejailbreak but it forces me to start downloading iTunes 9.2 after I hit restore.

    I have read 9.2 does not work with Spirit.

    How do I restore iPad from 9.1.1 without updating to iTunes 9.2 so I can easily rejailbreak with spirit?

    Cheers!
    Tito
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    disconnect form internet, then how would it download a new version?
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    That didn't work. error message says, "iTunes could not contact the iPad software update server because you are not connect to the internet."
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    i am jailbroken and I am running iTunes 9.2. What is the problem with the two? I keep hearing about it, but I have never experienced it. I have only ever had 9.2 and I downloaded it specifically to jailbreak my iPad, which I had only had for around 5 minutes.
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    Hmmm sounds like you didn't have a problem. well maybe I should just take the leap and let iTunes install 9.2 then restore it to from there and re-jailbreak it with Spirit. Can anyone tell me why I shouldn't?
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    Would it mess with my 3.1.3 jailbroken 3GS iPhone when I try to sync it with the same 9.2 iTunes if I updated it for the iPad?
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    Nope
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    I jailbroke both of my iPads with iTunes 9.2 installed using Spirit. What's the problem?
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    What an honor to have a celeb on my thread, I watch your show every week Steve, great job buddy. I will give the restore a shot with 9.2 and post how it went. Hopefully the restore will fix my location service problem.

    Cheers!
    Tito
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    I just jailbroke my iPad again with iTunes 9.2. I think the key is to let iTunes recognize it, launch Spirit and make sure it says the iPad is connected, then close iTunes, and THEN press jailbreak.
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    ok, reporting back. All went swimmingly well! Turns out, it actually didn't download iTunes 9.2 it just downloaded a 462 MB update for iPad. Dunno what that was exactly, but I still have iTunes 9.1.1

    Location services are restored and iPad is rejailbroken. All JB apps apps are reinstalled and location still works.

    Today is a happy day!

    Cheers!
    Tito
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    Pretty sure that is basically the ipad operating system you downloaded.
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    Awesome! Multitasking time!
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    You may have just slipped in under the wire with the ipad 3.2.1 update out today! Looking forward to learning what it takes to restore and re-jailbreak now.

    -Greg
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    I agree! Dunno what a restore with 3.2.1 will take now. Probably a download of 3.2 ispw and installing it manually. I think I saw some people doing that sort of thing with iPhones in the past. Apple is putting the squeeze on us! Viva la revolution!

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