[ROOT] RegawMOD Hero Rooter v1.3 | Updated - 3/06/11

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  1. DonB

    DonB ♡ Spidey Sense !! ♡ ™ Moderator

    New release [ROOT] RegawMOD Hero Rooter v1.3 | Updated - 3/06/11

    RegawMOD Hero Rooter provides easy rooting of the HTC CDMA Hero. Successful in rooting all builds up to 2.31.651.7
    Now updated for x64 processor computers.

    What it does:

    • Gains root shell on Heroc using rageagainstthecage
    • Installs SuperUser and su binary
    • Flashes Clockworkmod recovery
    • Patches boot.img (sets ro.secure = 0, for adb root, adb remount)
    • Cleans up non-necessary files after run.
    Run the "Hero Root.exe" on your computer, then plug in your Hero. It will recognize that you plugged it in, and a big button the reads "ROOT ME" will appear. Press that button and watch as your phone is rooted in under 50 seconds from start to finish.

    HTC Drivers installed (installed with HTC Sync)
    .NET 4.0 installed


    Version 1.3 | 03-06-2011:
    • Re-wrote from ground-up (almost)
    • More error checking
    Version 1.2 | 02-19-2011:

    • Re-coded for x64 support
    Version 1.1 | 02-17-2011:

    • Re-coded ANDROIDUSB.sys checking
    • Updated flashed recovery to clockworkmod
    Version 1.0 | 02-14-2011:

    • Initial Release

    Download Latest Release
    Version 1.3 x86
    Version 1.3 x64

    Download Info
    MD5: 98f4915d2061a2d48ba32fcbdaa98f27
    Virus Total Report
    MD5: 33dc9f569e71afdde2f56ca7a6665253
    Virus Total Report

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  2. DonB

    DonB ♡ Spidey Sense !! ♡ ™ Moderator

    [ROOT] RegawMOD Hero Rooter v1.1 | Updated - 2/17/11 - RELEASE VERSION

    C&P From Regaw
    This is my brand new CDMA Hero Rooter. This will root all 2.1 builds of Android. Tested successfully on 2.31.651.7.

    Download version 1.1
    Hero Root.exe

    MD5: e323c7aff3177d2bb4aef9b821a06f6a

    For all of you that may or may not think that this contains a virus, here is the
    VirusTotal Report
  3. DonB

    DonB ♡ Spidey Sense !! ♡ ™ Moderator

    [ROOT] RegawMOD Hero Rooter v1.2 | Updated - 2/19/11 - RELEASE VERSION

    RegawMOD Hero Rooter provides easy rooting of the HTC CDMA Hero. Successful in rooting all builds up to 2.31.651.7
    Now updated for x64 processor computers.

    • Initial Release

    Latest Release
    Version 1.2 x86
    Version 1.2 x64

    Download Info
    MD5: 86e965ee02d9da0a87db986c0a25cd06
    Virus Total Report
    MD5: 7c247e70b31aa033c26df59f2e14d2e9
    Virus Total Report

    Source Code Available By Request Only​
  4. andygu3

    andygu3 Well-Known Member

    Regaw is the man:D This should make rooting your phone so easy:)
  5. normandg

    normandg Active Member

    Has anyone used this yet? It sounds like it is very easy and kind of a "one click" process. I have had my Hero for about a year now. I have read many different posts on rooting the phone. I have decided I would try that to see what a difference it will make. So any feedback about this particular process would be greatly appreciated.

  6. DonB

    DonB ♡ Spidey Sense !! ♡ ™ Moderator

    May have over @ XDA and say it worked like a charm, report back

  7. MahaloCat

    MahaloCat Well-Known Member

    Browneyed Girl or motogurl or someone over here used it -
    Its RegawMods Official release -
    It should be golden
  8. Ball Breaker

    Ball Breaker New Member

    I'm not a techno geek guy at all. Just overheard some friends talk about how they "rooted" there phones over the weekend. I decided to read up a little monday/tuesday. Read the GB thread on this site and later found this One-Touch Root method which apparently just came out.

    I had 2.1 w update 1.
    Down loaded file, had to run HTC sync, followed directions and it was rooted.

    I later went to the GB thread and followed directions there. I had to dig into other links like "how to flash a ROM" "how to boot in recovery".... to comprehend the GB thread. Like I said, I'm new to all this. Had Hero for over a year and figured if I screwed up (unrecoverably), I'd just upgrade to an Evo. Now I'm going to hold on to this for a while!

    Now my phone:
    Android V2.3.3

    Downloaded "Barnacle" App and Wifi hotspot is working as well! Now I need to figure out what other goodies lie in a rooted Hero. Speed seems to have improved, batt life--jury is still out, but I'm optimistic. Having to redownload apps to try it all out.

    Just wanted to let you know if I can do it, anyone can. Thanks to those who make it easy for dumbies like me! First time I've ever dealt with software....ever.
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    TDHERO Member

    I followed similar instructions and rooted my hero a few weeks ago. Can I start from scratch and follow these instructions as if I had never rooted before or will there be complications?
  10. JB in AZ

    JB in AZ VIP Member VIP Member

    Why? If you are already rooted, no need to do it again.
  11. regaw_leinad

    regaw_leinad Active Member

    Hey DonB, could I ask you to put my most recent version in post #1 instead of post #3, just to make sure everyone is using the same and correct version? Thanks :)

    Hope you guys are enjoying the program. Let me know if there are any problems with it and I'll fix them asap
  12. DonB

    DonB ♡ Spidey Sense !! ♡ ™ Moderator

    NP bro, will do it now

  13. ccoll5

    ccoll5 New Member

    I'm having a problem with this guys. I don't even have the phone connected to the computer and as soon as I open the program on the status bar at the bottom it says,
    "Connected - Not a CDMA Hero". I don't have the phone hooked up and it give me that message. Any ideas?
  14. DonB

    DonB ♡ Spidey Sense !! ♡ ™ Moderator

    Weird, Make sure your debugging is on

  15. ccoll5

    ccoll5 New Member

    Haha, this is without my phone even connected to the computer lol. But yes debugging is on.
  16. DonB

    DonB ♡ Spidey Sense !! ♡ ™ Moderator

    Oh I misread, I thought I read with it connected to the PC, well not sure that is surely weird, I sent a message to Regaw to see if he has an answer for you

  17. ccoll5

    ccoll5 New Member

    Ok, thanks. I checked on the XDA forum and a couple other people had that issue too, but seems like it kind of got skipped over.
  18. DonB

    DonB ♡ Spidey Sense !! ♡ ™ Moderator

    OK I would also post it there, and i will tell him to check it again, the issue is he is a busy man so I am sure he does not check in every day

  19. regaw_leinad

    regaw_leinad Active Member

    Hey, sorry about this problem you're having. I've been looking in to it for the past few days, and I have just come up with a better solution. I'm rewriting the entire program with better code lol. I should have it done in a day or so. I just kind of hacked this version together on my cruise ship without regards to oop or really any traditional programming techniques haha. So look forward to a newer version soon!

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  20. ccoll5

    ccoll5 New Member

    What are you doing writing programs while you're on a cruise anyway? lol
  21. regaw_leinad

    regaw_leinad Active Member

    I've actually been back from the ship for 3 weeks now, just hangin out for another 2 weeks before I go back to another ship, the Ruby Princess.
  22. DonB

    DonB ♡ Spidey Sense !! ♡ ™ Moderator

    Sounds like fun, thought you worked it the IT dept of Miami U

  23. regaw_leinad

    regaw_leinad Active Member

    I did until I graduated from there last May. I was actually the system admin for the network in the Athletics Dept. Fun job, got to hang w/ all of the athletes too
  24. DonB

    DonB ♡ Spidey Sense !! ♡ ™ Moderator

    I assume you mean the women athletes LOL :D

  25. regaw_leinad

    regaw_leinad Active Member

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