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HI all,

I forgot my passcode for my ipad after upgrade it to version 5. i have no itunes that has been synced to it last as i have removed it because keeps crashing the PC.

Si i'm stuck here. When i install new itunes, it keeps saying cant connect to the ipad because of the ipad is locked with passcode.

Apparently when you hold home and on button together for 10 seconds and wait till apple logo appears it will hard reset device but i have no luck. When i did that, it keeps saying ipad disabled.

Any other idea?

Need help desperately

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You'll need to force recovery mode.  First unplug the iPad and power it off.  Now, hold the home button as you plug it into the computer and continue to hold the button until it shows you the connect to iTunes logo.  You will need to restore the iPad but there is no other way to get back into it otherwise.  If you have a backup available that doesn't contain the passcode, you can always restore from that.
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tahnk you roylong.


You save my life.
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