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How can I restore my device with simply ipsw file and iTunes?

I want to restore my iPod touch 4 gen. using a previously downloaded .ipsw file from the web instead of iTunes trying to download it again. I have tried putting the .ipsw file in the ...
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What are the direct download links for iOS 7.0?

Direct download (i.e. from Apple servers) links for officially-released iOS firmware versions through 6.1.4 are listed here, with checksums: http://theiphonewiki.com/wiki/Firmware These firmware ...
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How to downgrade iPhone 4S from iOS 9.0.1 to iOS 7.1.2?

(Please read the whole question before flaming me) Today I updated my iPhone 4S (Model A1387) to iOS 9.0.1 from 8.4. Since the Wifi doesn't work with either of these versions I decided to downgrade ...
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Can an .ipsw firmware restore image's origin be verified?

Given an .ipsw iOS firmware restore image, can its origin be verified (e.g. through checking a digital signature) to provide assurance that it is actually from Apple and it hasn't been tampered with?
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Is my iPad 2 a “Rev A”?

After spending some time searching with Google and on developer.apple.com, I still can't figure whether my iPad 2 is a "Rev A" or not (its model is MC979LL/A). How can I know my exact model?