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Old August 15th, 2011, 08:33 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default HTC Desire Z cannot get S-ON back

So details first:

Android Version: 2.2
Baseband version: 12.28b.60.140eU_26.03.02.26_M
Kernel version: 2.6.32.21-gd2764ed htc-kernel@and18-2 #1
Build number: 1.34.405.5 CL273326 release keys
Software number: 1.34.405.5


At Startup:

VISION PVT S-OFF
HBOOT 0.85.0005
MICROP 0425
RADIO 26.03.02.26_M

HTC Desire Z. Had this phone rooted to load custom ROMs, now want to send it in for warranty purposes.
The phone appears not to be rooted anymore, but I still got S-OFF, cannot get it to S-ON.
Tried to update with RUU (3 WWE versions), tried it with placing PC10IMG.ZIP on SD card and do the update. Alls good, just that god damn S-OFF is still there.

Found a guide on unl..er, but cannot get the first command to work as obviously Im not rooted anymore.

dd if=/dev/block/mmcblk0p17 of=/sdcard/misc.img

What would you suggest to do to get S-ON?

I was even thinking to root again and then just try that guide again.
And also can you apply factory stock boot loader from T-Mobile G2 onto HTC Desire Z ?

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Old August 15th, 2011, 04:20 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I don't think you can touch hboot without root. There are instructions here on reverting to S-ON using .gfree via a temp root.

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