Originally Posted by Atma
Welcome to the forum mono
Are you rooted? On the stock rom? Try pulling the battery and then going to recovery.
hey thanks for the welcome, no i am not rooted. maybe thats bwhere it went wrong but everything was fine until the phone was reset. i could access odin mode but it gets stuck with the little blue letters top left when i try to access recovery. ive used kies and odin to flash back to stock but no luck. any ideas?