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Root lost my root when i installed 2.2 leak. is there anyway to downgrade to 2.1 that is simple?

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  1. incrediblenotinstock

    incrediblenotinstock Well-Known Member
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    i want to be able to do wireless tether but for some reason when i installed 2.2 leak i cant do things that i usually do with root. i need a way to downgrade back to 2.1 easily
     

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  2. incrediblenotinstock

    incrediblenotinstock Well-Known Member
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    thank you :) is it easy?
     
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    yeah I just walked someone through it. Its not that much different than rooting the X on 2.1
     
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  4. incrediblenotinstock

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    I used to 1 click root for 2.1 because im stupid and dont know how to use command prompt. Think you could gimme a walkthrough?
     
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    uh yeah
    turn off debugging on your phone then plug it in and put it in media sync mode when its done installing the drivers turn on debugging and let it install the drivers again
     
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    download the sdk
    here and put the tools folder from it on your desktop
     
  8. incrediblenotinstock

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    alright gotcha sorry for being a hassle btw
     
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    open up a cmd and do
    "cd location"
    where location is where you paste the address of your tools folder, mine is like

    cd C:\Users\Jeff\Desktop\tools

    and then press enter and then do "adb devices" enter and what happens
     
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    open up the tools folder and copy the address bar

    open up a command prompt and do
    "cd pastehere" press enter
    then do
    "adb devices" enter
     
  12. incrediblenotinstock

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    it says the system cannot find the path specified
     
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    if you put the tools folder on your desktop then do "cd location" then type "adb" what happens
     
  14. incrediblenotinstock

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    i have the tools folder on my desktop. what do you mean by cd location? type it in command prompt?cause when i do that it just says " the system cannot find the path specified "
     
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    for me I do
    cd C:\Users\Jeff\Desktop\tools
     
  16. incrediblenotinstock

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    what does cd stand for? and when i type in C:\User\Marc\Desktop\tools, it says it is not a recognizable internal or external command
     
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    change directory, you need to point it at the tools folder

    so do
    cd C:\User\Marc\Desktop\tools

    then
    adb devices
     
  18. incrediblenotinstock

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    the system cannot find the path specified =[
     
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    are you copying and pasting the address bar from your tools folder
     
  20. incrediblenotinstock

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    hey i think i got it! is it supposed to say "list of devices attached" then a bunch of letters and numbers?
     
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    yes you did it:D:D
    now take the contents of this file and put them all in the tools folder
    Here

    and then start doing these commands

    - adb push Superuser.apk /sdcard/Superuser.apk
    - adb push su /sdcard/su
    - adb push busybox /sdcard/busybox
    - adb push rageagainstthecage-arm5.bin /data/local/tmp/rageagainstthecage-arm5.bin
    - adb shell
    - cd data/local/tmp
    - chmod 0755 rageagainstthecage-arm5.bin
    - ./rageagainstthecage-arm5.bin
    - let the process run until it 'kicks' you out (may take a minute or two)
    - cd c:/wherever-your-sdk-tools-folder-is
    - adb devices (to verify the connection)
    - adb shell (you should now have a # prompt, if not return to ./rage step above)
    - mount -o rw,remount -t ext3 /dev/block/mmcblk1p21 /system
    - cp /sdcard/Superuser.apk /system/app/Superuser.apk
    - cp /sdcard/su /system/bin/su
    - cp /sdcard/busybox /system/bin/busybox
    - chmod 4755 /system/bin/su
    - chmod 4755 /system/bin/busybox
    - mount -o ro,remount -t ext3 /dev/block/mmcblk1p21 /system
    - exit
    - exit
     
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  22. incrediblenotinstock

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    so move droid2root.rar into my tools folder?
     
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    no whats inside of it to the tools folder
     
  24. incrediblenotinstock

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    it says windows cannot open the file.
     

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