I followed the instructions to a T (listed below) and tried downloading twice with no luck. I cannot press the jailbreak button and before I run it the phone is plugged in the usb port. They said this is so easy your grandma can do it but does not seem to be the case. Are there any fixes yet for the untethered version? Any troubleshooting you can suggest I am using Windows XP and followed the instructions which were pretty simple.
Step 1: Download the latest version of Absinthe from this link and save it in a folder named "Absinthe" on your desktop.
Step 2: Double click the Absinthe zip file and extract the application to the Absinthe folder (Windows users). Navigate back to the Absinthe folder and launch the Absinthe application.
Windows users: Please launch the application as an Administrator. Right Click on the Absinthe exe and select the "Run as Administrator" option.
Step 3: After launching Absinthe, you will be prompted to connect your iPhone.
Step 4: Please disable the passcode as the jailbreak may fail, if the passcode is enabled (Settings -> General -> Passcode Lock On -> Turn Passcode Off).
Step 5: After the passcode is disabled, connect your iPhone to the computer. Absinthe should detect your iPhone and also mention the iOS firmware that is running on it. Click on the Jailbreak button.
After clicking on the Jailbreak button the tool will give a progress update on the various stages of the jailbreak process such as: