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Old July 9th, 2011, 09:11 PM   #30 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Rcecarbldr View Post
It's S-On because that's what the instructions said it should be on "Rooting For Dummies" under "un-rooting" after flashing Unrevoked Forever.


STEP 8: IS S-ON, ON?
When the FLASH is complete, Reboot the device into the Bootloader screen by holding down VOL + POWER until it boots into the White Screen. Check to make sure it says S-ON on the TOP. If it does, select RECOVERY with the VOL DOWN toggle. (continue to step 9)


If it says S-OFF, repeat STEPS 5 - 7 until it says S-ON.
(NOTE: If still showing S-OFF after a few flashes, go ahead and proceed to step 9. It may show S-OFF, but it is really set to S-ON. Once you flash the PC36IMG.zip file, it should display S-ON.)


Had I known it needed to be back on S-Off to be able to Re-root it I would have found out how to do that before going forward with the repairs.


Does flashing back to a 2.2 version using the RUU method like HtcEvoHacks.com shows work?

It would had they not updated you with s on. that should've updated your hboot to 2.16. S on is required to unroot fully. They may or may not have noticed or cared. either way with 2.16 and s on you are stuck, really sorry bud.
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