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Old January 5th, 2012, 07:08 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Smile [ROM]Stock 2.3.4, Sense 2.1[Rooted][Apps2sd][MetroPCS]- Only for marvelc

This is a rebuilt nandroid backup from dsixda's Android Kitchen. Be sure to do a nandroid and do NOT flash this on any other model wildfire s [A510c ONLY]. 2.3.4 as is stock to MetroPCS, added everything including busybox, A2SD, and su, If any devs would like to pull it apart and meld your kernel in, go for it; otherwise it works on marvelc only. Again, make nandroid. Should have full HTC sense 2.1. Download Link2SD from market for some space savings, and don't say I didn't warn you to nandroid [three times].

Also, as with any new rom installation. I recommend doing the following in your recovery: a factory reset [which wipes your data and cache] and advanced clear dalvik cache. If you do those two things, you usually don't have any transference issues.


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Android OS version             : 2.3.4
Device                         : marvelc
Model                          : HTC-PG762
Rom Name                       : 1.05.1550.00
Rooted (Superuser.apk + su)    : YES
Rooted (unsecured boot.img)    : YES
BusyBox installed              : YES
BusyBox run-parts support      : YES
Apps2SD (Apps to EXT) enabled  : YES
/data/app enabled              : NO
Custom boot animation allowed  : NO
Nano text editor installed     : NO
Bash shell support             : YES
/system/framework is deodexed  : NO
/system/app is deodexed        : NO
radio.img found                : NO
ROM will wipe all data         : NO
--Download Link--

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01-05-12 got contribution of
official RUU from Football
built from that.
Full friendstream choices

Known Issues:
You tell me

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So many I can't remember them all.
eoghan2t7 - for his work developing s-off [w/o xtc clip]
GotsOJ - for being the first to document his s-off experience (was very helpful).
alquez - for his work on the Unoffical CWM Recovery and port of CyanogenMod [which is where I'll be spending some development time next (kernel editing)]
dsixda - of course for his kitchen
jikantaru - lots of sense development for the Euro-side of this phone
Football - for his skill at acquiring RUUs.. please go thank him [over on XDA]

Please note: I do try to support my roms and I am working on a newer Rom for MetroPCS; however, I am tired of supporting people that flashed other roms (sometimes even gsm), screwed up their phone, flashed my Rom back on, and then say it don't work. Luckily I've not seen this on this thread, but my pm and email boxes have been blowing up with MetroPCS support cases. This is the ONLY known rom written specifically for your device. MetroPCS has good coders working for them, because their base is more complex than the other two carriers the MarvelUSc team supports. If I owned your device I would not flash any other ROM. If you choose to, and you then come back to me for a fix... I may well ask a donation amount.. It's hard enough for me to care for my code, but if I have to dl roms, break them apart, see what partitions they may or may not have kicked up (as it pertains to your device), then Use the RUU (I paid for) to administer the fix (which I haven't got working right for the newer S-ON bootloader as of yet)... Well it's time consuming and I can't work on newer roms for you guys if all my time is monopolized. So take it easy and flash THIS ROM ONLY right now if you are MetroPCS.
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Hey guys,

More than a few MetroPCS users contacted me [mainly from this forum] and requested that I do a stock [flashable] build for you. Welp, here it is. Very similar to the bases I made to VM USA and US Cellular except it came from the official RUU [so it's even cleaner] Ok. Now I got to go fix some other things.

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Edit: These bases usually had trouble getting the cooked in A2sd working [cache to sd, etc] Download A2sd Gui and Link2sd from the market. Then slowly go through the options... I have a mini guide I'll pull over from another thread...
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WFS has severe memory challenges; so, I cooked in Apps2sd support.
That being said, it still needs to be enabled.

EDIT: First you need to prepare your sd card to use Apps2sd & Links2sd. Here is a good guide from an acquaintance. http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1432459 . It may be labeled preparing for Links2sd, but Apps2sd also relies on you having an ext partition setup.

A2sdGui
Fire up your newly installed v1.1 and select the A2sd gui app.
Allow Superuser access.
Click Yes to continue. [maybe two times]
A note here. All of the roms I have ever released are zipaligned [contrary to another dev's opinion].
You may choose zipalign on boot if you want to keep zipaligning them each boot cycle.
Ignore swap as the stock kernel doesn't support it.
Now click the Dalvik tab at the top.
Select Dalvik Cache on SD-EXT
Then lets say set [judgement call] set your VM Heap size to 30 at the bottom
then select move and rebuild and confirm with yes.
Another note: I cooked this to have the dalvik on sdcard; so, it has the support; just doesn't pull the values.
Your device will now reboot [and make take a minute to rebuild your dalvik cache].
You may [or may not] choose to go back into the A2sd gui now & click yes again.
Go to low memory tab at top and choose a setting [I like Optimum]
Then hit change at the bottom.
You are done with this app.

Link2sd
Now that we've got the A2sd mounting issue resolved easily, fire up Link2sd.
It will scan your sdcard and ask what kind of format it is.
Now if you have partitioned your sd card, you should know the value to choose [Mine is ext3, but I partitioned it that way]
If you are still using the factory sd card, You will want to choose Fat32/Fat16 here.
Allow Superuser access.
It will give you a message about creating a script. Click OK.
Now hold down the power button and then choose restart. Might come up with a message, but click restart again if it does.
Upon restart, you can move any program you download to your sdcard from the Link2sd app. No matter if it has A2sd support or not.

And that is your mini-guide. I cannot write a script for it unless I knew what kind of partition you may or may not have; so, this is an easy way to get it up and running.

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I'm new I just got this phone today and its rooted but how do I know if this is the A510c model. It is on metropcs but I don't how to tell
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I'm new I just got this phone today and its rooted but how do I know if this is the A510c model. It is on metropcs but I don't how to tell
You are A510c; there is only one metropcs phone to my knowledge and it's A510c. But, since I don't have that rom loaded I would guess that if you booted into hboot, it would show you your phone model [at the top]. [power down, wait about 10-15 secs, hold the volume down button down and tap the power button]. Nice to finally see a response.

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Nevermind, just read the first post.

I'm loading now, will let you know any issues asap.
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Installed it and went back to stock, everytime I tried to move the Dalvik to the SD card it was giving me an error so I gave up.
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is this the only rom for the metro marvelc bc this is all i can find anywhere unless u can flash any rom and still get a metro signal?
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is this the only rom for the metro marvelc bc this is all i can find anywhere unless u can flash any rom and still get a metro signal?

U should be able to flash any Rom for marvelc, but it will say different carriers on your dropdown list
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I noticed that the signal was lower when I tested this on my VM USA phone. There is a simple fix I am testing with the Euro-port [still in beta on another site]. Basically, VM USA and USCC are the same device; MetroPCS shares a device with one of the marvelct variants; then there are another two carriers who share another device [both marvelct]. So, I have a wrapper that I believe will fix VM USA and USCC roms for your device [just a slight variation but it can affect signal]; let me know which rom you'd like to test-drive; I'll make it work for you because I'd love the testing feedback

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Installed it and went back to stock, everytime I tried to move the Dalvik to the SD card it was giving me an error so I gave up.
So the A2SD Gui app guide didn't work... I will double check it. Cooked it fast bc had a bunch of ppl waiting [bricked or semi-bricked from flashing the wrong rom/RUU]. Did you happen to remember the error or have a logcat, or is anyone else experiencing this issue [that could provide me with one]?

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So the A2SD Gui app guide didn't work... I will double check it. Cooked it fast bc had a bunch of ppl waiting [bricked or semi-bricked from flashing the wrong rom/RUU]. Did you happen to remember the error or have a logcat, or is anyone else experiencing this issue [that could provide me with one]?

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Yea said something about not enough space, not 100% sure.

I might play around with it again because I don't think I wiped the Dalvik before flashing the new ROM, and I didn't partition the SD card either.

Its frustrating cause this phone has soooo little internal memory.
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I believe to move dalvic to sdcard, you will need a ext2 or ext3 partition [stock kernel doesn't support ext4 unless you've flashed a kernel that does support it]. Definately back-up your sdcard, partition it like you want it, and throw the data back on [you backed up]. The difference is night and day. I also included the link2sd; so, ppl could move any apk to sdcard [little more savings].

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Thanks for this, insink71! As far as I know, this is the only MetroPCS specific ROM available. For now, I'd like to keep the phone as stock as possible, but as you know, the WFS has horrible internal memory.

Is there a reason you are using Link2SD instead of DarkTremor's A2SD? Link2SD works, I've never used it though. Always just flashed the A2SD script. But I'm coming from an LG Optimus M so...
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Thanks for this, insink71! As far as I know, this is the only MetroPCS specific ROM available. For now, I'd like to keep the phone as stock as possible, but as you know, the WFS has horrible internal memory.

Is there a reason you are using Link2SD instead of DarkTremor's A2SD? Link2SD works, I've never used it though. Always just flashed the A2SD script. But I'm coming from an LG Optimus M so...
I did not cook in Links2sd only included a mini-guide above if users want to download and use it. It works with Darktremors Apps2sd which is cooked in, but end users may want to download A2sd gui to activate it [also referenced in above mini-guide]. For some reason the Apps2sd doesn't want to auto-start [or enable without dropping to command prompt or using an app like a2sd gui]; I have heard this is common in newer stock roms. Hope that helps.

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I did not cook in Links2sd only included a mini-guide above if users want to download and use it. It works with Darktremors Apps2sd which is cooked in, but end users may want to download A2sd gui to activate it [also referenced in above mini-guide]. For some reason the Apps2sd doesn't want to auto-start [or enable without dropping to command prompt or using an app like a2sd gui]; I have heard this is common in newer stock roms. Hope that helps.

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I just flashed darktremors a2sd script, zipaligned, and reset caches. EXT3 partition mounts perfectly and I have full onboard app space. The phone suffers from slow bootup times and slow initial load times after boot, but once its up and running everything is smooth.

Again, many thanks! Now if only Cyanogen would work. :-(
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I joined a team; where, my teammate had attempted a CM7 port. Unfortunately, that build has many challenges. Team MarvelUSc will look at it again soon enough. Personally, I'm trying to work the kinks out of a 2.3.5 Euro Port to cdma. If I'm successful, that will be my next project(s). [I have slated to attempt to port alquez's unofficial CM7 from gsm side and heroc's CM7 official branch simultaneously; whichever one works out first will be the one released most likely >> Seeing heroc's configs will also prepare me for the next project which would be to port sense 3.5 [[something they have already ported from htc explorer]]]. That should keep me busy for awhile.

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Heh. I just spent most of the evening getting rid of Sense. I don't much like the look of it. Feels cumbersome too. Did a pretty good job of it too.

I'm not expecting a whole lot. Coming from an LG Optimistic with reboot issues, I'll take stable and stock over CM7. One thing I haven't looked into at all: an overclock kernel. Is one available for CDMA/Marvelc phones?
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Mindhexer made a good cross-compatible kernel (for marvel, marvelc, and marvelct).
Here's a link to the copy I have of his kernel:
http://www.mediafire.com/download.php?l6nzcywt0wz23x2
Btw htc released sources to all gsm based wildfire s. The Virgin Mobile source is canadian (which is gsm). I won't build a kernel until I get clean source for our cdma devices; I'm picky like that but that cross-compatible ran well in my tests.

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Thanks Rob! Kernel flashed and runs great. Should help battery life, as well as some of the apps I use. 768Mhz stable, with no gfx artifacts!

I'm glad someone is working on the CDMA phone. Far as I know, you and the MarvelUSc team are the only ones.
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hello im kinda new to this site . i have a quick question. how will the flash work if you have a stock wildfire s hboot 1.09.000.? and how can i flash it without CWM?
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hello im kinda new to this site . i have a quick question. how will the flash work if you have a stock wildfire s hboot 1.09.000.? and how can i flash it without CWM?
If by stock bootloader you mean s-on, you won't be able to flash custom rom[s].
If you have unlocked your bootloader, why would you keep the stock recovery?
Either way, I'm not versed in using stock recovery; so honestly idk on that count.

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I've flashed this ROM and it's working great.

My WFS is MetroPCS, bl unlocked, s - on, rooted. Am I right in assuming that you have to be s - off to flash the kernel?

Sorry for the noob question, but I've searched and haven't been able to confirm this.

I also have a touchpad, dual boot, webos & cm9 ics alpha 06. I'm more comfortable with that, this is really my first time flashing a phone.

Thanks again for the rom. I'll be on the lookout for future developments.

Edit : I'm s - off now
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I've flashed this ROM and it's working great.

My WFS is MetroPCS, bl unlocked, s - on, rooted. Am I right in assuming that you have to be s - off to flash the kernel?

Sorry for the noob question, but I've searched and haven't been able to confirm this.

I also have a touchpad, dual boot, webos & cm9 ics alpha 06. I'm more comfortable with that, this is really my first time flashing a phone.

Thanks again for the rom. I'll be on the lookout for future developments.
Think you are right on that one. Not familiar enough yet with the htc bootloader unlocked but security flag still on thing yet, but I'm getting pinged with support requests on it. So, I'll try to figure it out. Did you attempt flashing the kernel with failed result?

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Think you are right on that one. Not familiar enough yet with the htc bootloader unlocked but security flag still on thing yet, but I'm getting pinged with support requests on it. So, I'll try to figure it out. Did you attempt flashing the kernel with failed result?

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I tried but it would boot and freeze. Could not flash a rom either.
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I tried but it would boot and freeze. Could not flash a rom either.
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I did find out the newer bootloader allows images except radio.img to be flashed... As this ROM doesn't contain radio.img, I don't know why you would not be able to flash it. Sounds like another case of trying to flash the wrong ROM though and then coming back. Ref note at bottom of OP.
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Just an update on this, so I installed the ROM on my wife's wildfire, partitioned SD card and moved Dalvik and apps to SD, installed Links2SD as well, did the same, opens up a ton of space on the phone...I also installed the above mentioned kernel for the phone as well and have it overclocked to 786, however the phone has an issue on wake, it takes a little while to get going and there is always a lag when the phone wakes up. Don't know if its a phone issue or a ROM/Kernel issue, but when you wake the phone up, unlock the screen, it takes a couple of seconds before you can click on anything, and if you tried to click on anything it then tries to catch up.
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Just an update on this, so I installed the ROM on my wife's wildfire, partitioned SD card and moved Dalvik and apps to SD, installed Links2SD as well, did the same, opens up a ton of space on the phone...I also installed the above mentioned kernel for the phone as well and have it overclocked to 786, however the phone has an issue on wake, it takes a little while to get going and there is always a lag when the phone wakes up. Don't know if its a phone issue or a ROM/Kernel issue, but when you wake the phone up, unlock the screen, it takes a couple of seconds before you can click on anything, and if you tried to click on anything it then tries to catch up.
Sadly, this can be fairly commonplace with our device. I would recommend a good memory manager on a balanced setting. Like Juwe11 over on xda has an apk on market called Ram Manager. That's what I use, but also highly recommended is the V6 Supercharger script. It has to mount the SD and load what it can to ram and the stock does take a few seconds for that. Hope that helps.

Edit: Just read an article about a Samsung device having similar issue. Their solution/fix came through kernel development which makes sense; kernel controls voltages and various sundries. The above recommendation won't solve your challenge but will make for smoother scrolling and animations so I'll leave it. I wish we had marvelc source but the oc kernel is euro built for marvelc through toolchain. It works but I'd love to gander HTC's stock settings for kernel on our devices (specifically); for that I must wait.

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Got the HTC Wildfire S (Android 2.3.4 HTCSense 2.1) on Black Friday and my Exchange 2003 account connected swimmingly -- no problems. The guys just migrated everything over to Exchange 2010 and now I keep getting the recurring message; "Your exchange server requires that you enable security policies to continue synchronizing. Would you like to continue?" Neither OK nor CANCEL does any good. Now these guys are trying to tell me that only MY phone is having this trouble and it's something on MY phone. I have another Exchange 2010 account with another organization and it works just fine with that. So, please somebody give me a hint what to do here.

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Give that to your network guru. He'll set up the security policy (usually done on server) and you should be swimming again. Not the phone if it worked on previous product That's BS... What they are really saying is we don't have time to look at the issue and you're the only one to catch it so far... My bet 30 days.. they will be firestormed with same issue. Then it will all the sudden magically start working. Push the issue if you're a small biz with not a lot of Android users. Good luck.

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i have a Htc Wildfire S for metropcs usa. i am new to this so sorry if i sound dumb.

i have recently rooted my phone and put a custom ROM/Kernel on it, stupidly i didnt not know about backing up my data. i installed a rom that worked great but i wasnt able to acces internet or send/recieve messages. i was able to call and recieve calls though.
so i did a factory reset and now im stuck in both boot and recovery mode not being able to acces my regular home screen ...what do i do if you or someone can please help me with a step by step guide. i am really lost and i just got the phone,
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Ok. Here's what you do:
I am going to assume the phone boots to what is known as hboot.

First, you read up on fastboot commands; always good knowledge. Link to start you here:
http://wiki.cyanogenmod.com/wiki/Fastboot
You will need workstation, android sdk installed, usb cable and phone (of course), and aforementioned knowledge.
Alternatively, but not quite as thorough, download a good recovery like the one found here:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1213229
Ok.. so you either want to:
fastboot erase ...
system, userdata, cache and boot
To get recovery to the root of your sd use adb:
adb push (whereitis) (whereyouwantit... ie /sdcard/PG76IMG.zip)
or use cwm to mount and format pretty much same (if you choose that route).
Now, you are clean... don't flash w/o reading that the rom is for your device.. This one still only one I know of, but development is acoming.
Mainly although it's not something you might choose to wipe between every rom install, in this case, and for anyone that's accidently flashed gsm, you need to wipe your boot partition now... It's what I like to call wobbled.

Ok so we're clean... Download the rom in OP and rename it update.zip; use the aforementioned adb push to put it on the root of your sd card. Also, may want to move that recovery to a subfolder (so you can get by hboot's startup). Now you can flash the update.zip in recovery as normal. Everything should be golden. Hope that helps.

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ok i downloaded adb now what do i put the ADB folders in the root of my sd card along with the PG76img file? and install them threw recovery on my phone?
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that link was for MARVEL...dont know if itll work? my phone info below...

MARVELC EVT1 SHIP S-OFF RL
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said installation aborted when i tryd installing the recover form the sd card threw recovery
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forgot to put that i am
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FORGOT TO PUT I AM cwm-bASED rECOVERY V5.0.2.7
WHICH rom SHOULD I DOWNLOAD? I WANT A FAST ONE MAYBE SOMETHING OVER 720MHZ
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I believe I know what recovery you have. I tested it and prefer alquez's 5.0.2.6 to it, but you have to flash PG76IMG.zip in hboot not recovery. It works well on both marvel & marvelc as our partition memory addresses are the same. If you read the whole thread (of recovery or at least the last page or so. You will see a lot or marvelc users saying good things of his recovery. If I recall correctly, if you accidently hit [[Go Back a Page]] on the 5.0.2.7 from the initial page, you get left in nowheresville and have to do a battery pull.. the 5.0.2.6 didn't have any challenges.

On the initial question, no you don't copy adb to phone. You may have to navigate to the folder that has adb in it (in terminal/dos) or add that folder to your system path but not your phone.

The kernel does oc (or not) if you want over 600 mhz. There is a newer thread on xda where jzm.. has built an oc kernel for marvelc, theres mindhexer's mentioned previously in this thread...read their threads and pick one that suits you. This rom has stock kernel so its just 600.

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how do i flash in HBOOT? i was only able to do it in recovery...itll load go to the white HTC screen and thats it wont turn on still
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when i installed it it said E:Missing bitmap icon_firmware_install
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I'm unable to install the FOTA that HTC/MetroPCS sent last week. Would it be possible for an updated or alternate version of this ROM with the FOTA updates included?

I can provide a link to the update files if needed.

I did update the radio files with the ones included in the FOTA, but was hesitant to update hboot (since mine is unlocked).
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I'm unable to install the FOTA that HTC/MetroPCS sent last week. Would it be possible for an updated or alternate version of this ROM with the FOTA updates included?

I can provide a link to the update files if needed.

I did update the radio files with the ones included in the FOTA, but was hesitant to update hboot (since mine is unlocked).
FOTA updates are always nice to peep and I don't have a MetroPCS phone to pull them from; so yes, I'd love a link.

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how do i flash in HBOOT? i was only able to do it in recovery...itll load go to the white HTC screen and thats it wont turn on still
Flashing in hboot is for PG76IMG.zip only... like alquez's recovery... if you have a working recovery you're happy with all you need is below.

Do the following in recovery:

wipe data/factory reset;
wipe cache partition;
mounts and storage > mount /data, mount /system, mount /sd-ext, format /boot, format /cache, format /data, format /system, format /sd-ext;
advanced > Wipe Dalvik Cache
That is as clean as you can get with recovery alone, no fastboot, nothing complicated (Your wiping things two different ways in some cases, but that's ok)...
Now install zip from sdcard > choose zip from sdcard
and install my rom (if your MetroPCS)... that should fix you up.

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thanks ROB ima try it out now....
im trying not to panic just want my phone working again
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it worked ROB! thank you! your a lifesaver....hahah this might be a dumb idea but i want to put a custom kerenl on it now to make it fast.. should and and if yes which one should i use...and do i have to back up anything?
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Well there are two overclocking kernels to choose from. I've recommended and linked Mindh4x8r's of xda for quite some time. Jmz has also made one and his is a bit easier to find. If you read the fastboot stuff a couple posts up. You can open this rom up and extract boot.img then if you don't like the kernel, you can use:
fastboot flash /boot boot.img That is the kernel and ramdisk; so it will set you back to the stock one. Perhaps I'll put the 3 carriers' stock kernels in a quick and easy flashable zip this weekend.. but that's only if I can find time. Working on CM7 with simon.

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how do i download the kernel to my phone? do i save it to root of my sd and install threw sd card in recovery?
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Both of the aforementioned kernels you can find on XDA threads... You just click their appropriate download link(s). Both require nothing more than flashing in recovery (don't need to wipe anything this time). If you are interested in overclocking, I would advise getting antutu (free) or some other cpu controller apk from the market as well. I personally run no higher than 780 (768 currently). It is basic rule-of-thumb; oc can be pushed 1.3x recommended setting. Running up in 800 range may lead to overheating, and shotened cpu lifespan. But those are just words of wisdom for you to consider.

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it worked thanks....also sorry for all the questions just wanna know all about my phone and tricks u know....

how can i set it to get better reception...i heard downloading a new radio would that work since i have metropcs
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