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HTC G2 is Freezed, Problem While rooting & accidentally formatted system/data folder


  1. yudopplyr

    yudopplyr Member

    I tried to root my phone, I successfully dowgraded but when rooting it appeared to be ok in CMD, but when rebooting my phone it didn

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  2. Hadron

    Hadron Well-Known Member Contributor

    Hi yudopplyr, and welcome to AF.

    I'm afraid that /data and /system are rather important: /data is where all user apps and app data (including user settings, contacts) are stored, and /system is the ROM.

    Can you still get into recovery (4Ext)? If so then if you copy a custom ROM .zip file onto your sd card (either use a card reader or mount usb storage from 4Ext Recovery and copy over usb) you should be able to install it ("install zip from sd" menu). You should always do a factory reset first, but as you've already formatted /data it may not matter so much (but worth doing, if only to clean up .android_secure on your sd card).

    I'm afraid I've no idea what those backup files are, though I'm not familiar with the Desire Z/G2 (I do have an HTC Desire and use 4Ext Touch recovery on that, but don't recognise those filenames). For the same reason I can't recommend a ROM for this phone.
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  3. yudopplyr

    yudopplyr Member

    Thanks, for the answer you gave me an idea how to solve my problem, I used the stock Rom of this phone from this link http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1314541

    Apparently the rooting proccess work even after installing the ROM again :) .

    This problem is solved, thanks for the answer.

    Note: I installed the ROM from the EXT 4 Touch recovery
  4. Hadron

    Hadron Well-Known Member Contributor

    Yes, that's a pre-rooted version of the stock ROM (all custom ROMs I know of are already rooted) :)
  5. yudopplyr

    yudopplyr Member

    Oh I did not know that, so that is why its rooted, well I
  6. yudopplyr

    yudopplyr Member

    As another doubt, will something happen if I restore to factory settings from the settings menu in the phone? Will the phone get bricked or will my phone get unrooted?
  7. Hadron

    Hadron Well-Known Member Contributor

    Neither.

    But to be safe, take a backup from recovery once you have it set up. Then if anything crazy happens you can restore the system to its current state.
  8. yudopplyr

    yudopplyr Member

    Well I think my problem is solved and answered, thanks for everything.
  9. Hadron

    Hadron Well-Known Member Contributor

    No worries - it's what we (try to) do :)
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