May 25th, 2013, 10:26 AM
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Rochester, NY
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Yes. Because the kernel they have you downgrade to is official, it passes the signature checks necessary for the device to boot up. Then since it had the security hole necessary for the motochopper exploit to work.
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Current Devices: Nexus 5, Asus TF700, Google Glass, (2013) LTE Nexus 7, Logitech Revue, Chromecast
Retired: Samsung Fascinate, Droid Charge, Galaxy Nexus, (2012) WiFi Nexus 7, Nexus 4