First off, I should let you know that it was in the charging loop, where when plugged in even with the battery out, it would boot to the phone off battery charging screen. I got it to boot to Android Gingerbread 2.3.6, (standard Boost version), but would not recognise charging with plugged into the wall. So I tried plugging it into my computer, and the phone says it is charging, but instead of the battery increasing, it decreases! Also, the computer no longer recognises my phone! I am at a loss, and I really cannot afford another one. What makes this worse is in the excitement of owning my first smartphone, I forgot to register it within 30 days, and now it is out of warrantee. Is there a way to fix this even if the computer does not recognise the phone? when plugged into the computer it does not die, but will stop decreasing charge at 1%. Thanx in advance guys.