Support help with nandroid restore for wildfire

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  1. johnsonr380

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    Hi,
    I've. Rooted and flashed my HTC wildfire but I prefer the stock Rom so I use Rom manager and go to restore and select the file it appears TO restore with no faults showing and saying restore successful or something similar. I then reboot and it just keeps reebooting to the clockworkmod menu. I have done this over and over with the same result. I have read some threads. About different commands on cmd but I cant seem to clarify what needs to be done.


    Help please

    I just want to know if there is something I have done wrong, I have trawled everywhere but I cant seem to find a straight answer. I have lost all my contacts too just want to restore my phone to the way it was until I can find a rom I like but it appears to restore but will only boot to the clockworkmod recovery screen.
     

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  2. johnsonr380

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    Any ideas????
     
  3. SUroot

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    Tried a battery pull? or wipe data from clockwork
     
  4. johnsonr380

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    Ive tried both still boots back to clockwork screen? Thanks for the reply any other ideas? Ive not no problems installing new roms
     
  5. johnsonr380

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    Was thinking once I've backed up do I need to rename or. Move the folder or alter it in any way because currently its untouched
     
  6. SUroot

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    No.

    So even when you take out the battery and turn on the phone, the only thing that comes up is custom recovery?
     
  7. johnsonr380

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    Well it goes straight to the clockworksmod menu every time
     
  8. SUroot

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    Thats really odd. What on earth has happened to your Bootloader? It should load that then you should have to choose recovery from there.

    Only thing I can think of is that the bootloader has somehow broken. If that is the case, you may only be able to recover by flashing an RUU from your PC.

    You state you use rom manager. Did you root using unrevoked? If so, you have not only flashed clockworkmod recovery over your normal recovery, but used ROM manager to "flash" it too.

    ROM manager doesn't flash clockwork mod though. It just puts update.zip on your SD card and boots into that. Did you at anypoint "Apply update.zip" from clockwork?

    What happens if you remove the SD card?
     
  9. johnsonr380

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    Yes used revoked so looks like ive made the error youve said in flasing. I cannot remember if I used the update.zip file sorry. Just tried taking out the memory card and done a reset this time it booted to. the last rom i flashed ??? Thanks again I'm a bit stuck
     
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    Ok. Sounds like something dodgy us going om with you back up. Put sd back in, mount.as usb storage from recovery and scan for errors from your pc

    Take a backup of this Rom too

    If that doesn't work, copy content to pc, format, copy back.

    Try restoring first backup. If no, try restoring new backup

    Be prepared for first backup being corrupt
     
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