I really, really hope someone can save me here. I got a replacement iPhone yesterday that still ran 4.3.3. I saw people were successful in saving their SHSH blobs with iFaith and using them to create "signed" CFW to ensure they could always downgrade to 4.3.3. I grabbed iFaith and followed the instructions exactly. I had no problem installing the CFW, however as soon as iTunes pops up the "successful restore" confirmation message, the phone goes back into pwned DFU mode. I'm assuming it's DFU mode, not recovery mode, because when I go to run iFaith or iReb again, it skips the "enter DFU" steps and goes straight to running the limera1n exploit that permits CFW installation. I've tried everything to stop the recovery/DFU loop. I used the "fix recovery" options from iReb, tinyumbrella, and FixRecovery, and I tried all 3 both before and after putting the phone in DFU mode. I tried starting the whole process over from scratch, and both the SHSH dump and the CFW creation again seemed to work, leading me to believe that the previous firmware installation was successful, to some extent. I made sure to run everything as an administrator, just in case. I'm desperate for a solution, as I really don't want to install 4.3.5 and lose the possibility of an untethered jailbreak. I'm running Windows 7 and iTunes 10.4. I'm not getting 1601 or 3914 errors, so I'm fairly certain that the pwned DFU is doing it's part. Here are the things I haven't tried yet: - Using a different PC - running one of the 3 "Fix recovery" options during the restore process - Unplugging the phone at the exact moment the confirmation message pops up, just before the recovery starts (can't imagine this would work) - Installing 4.3.5, then restoring to "signed CFW 4.3.3. (I'm reluctant to do this in case there's a problem with my created 4.3.3 CFW and I would permanently lose the ability to JB untethered). Any and all suggestions are appreciated. Please, for my sanity, stay on topic. I was asking for help on another site, and a few forumgoers were insulting me for not saving my blobs through Cydia, which wasn't even possible, as I just got the phone and Apple is no longer signing 4.3.3.