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  1. dionb

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    So i am the dummy that didn't backup and then installed a ROM (CM7) before GAAPS...

    Here are the things that i can not do that need to happen as far as i know.

    I cant got to market. Just returns me to the page i was at after about 1/2 second. Tried downloading a new market.APK of the app but doe the exact same thing

    I cant boot to clockworkmod recovery and i cant download a new one since i wiped the phone. When i boot to recovery (X + power) i go to SirPsychoS and it will not let me install any ROM's

    I feel like i am stuck with no ability to flash any ROMS. Any good way (the long way even) that i can get back to square 1 and start this over???

    Please don't ask how i get here. Honestly i have been throwing Hail-marry's for a few hours expecting to recover on my own.

    Despite the situation i am in I am smart and can take direction well! If led appropriately... please help!
     

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    Hi there, which phone do you have?
     
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    Download the gapps zip here xda-developers - View Single Post - [ROM] [Nightly] CyanogenMod 7 for Nexus S - Alpha

    Then boot into recover and install zip from sd card. Select the zip you just downloaded. Then you should be good to go.
     
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    Thanks for your help.
    I have a droid A855
     
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    I tried that and when i go to install - Choose ROM from SD card. I get " E: No tar archives found"

    I am using Android system recovery (2e)
    Payched by SirPsycoS (0.99.3b)
     
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    Also i have ROM Manager installed but when i go to install Clockworkmod Recovery (says "current Recovery: unknown) i get "unable to contact server. Please make sure that you have a stable internet connection!"
    ??
     
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    I like your last comment from your first post, the one about you being smart :)
     
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    Right! Just smart enough to get into big trouble is more like it...
     
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    You don't choose ROM. Select the option that says "install zip from SD" then navigate to the download folder (or wherever you put the gapps zip) and select it. It is just a zip file, not a ROM.
     
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    I dont see that....
    My options under INSTALL are

    Choose ROM from SD card
    Allow update.zip installation
    Install /SD card/updates .zip (depreciated)

    That's it??
     
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    Please don't tell me i have stumped everybody...

    If i could just get it to boot to Clockworkmod recovery, i'd be in great shape!
     
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    I got CM7 installed and no more issues. Thanks for the help!
     
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    That's good, glad we could help. Don't forget to hit the thanks button when people help you out
     

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