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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by droid911, Aug 7, 2010.

  1. droid911

    droid911 Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Hi i have htc evo 4G with sprint and this is the software information

    droid 2.1-update1
    baseband: 2.05.00
    Kernel: 2.6.29
    software number: 1.47
    PRL version: 60667

    and i've been trying to root this so i can use other application and wifi tether however everytime i tried i always get this error " MAIN FOLDER IS OLDER , MAIN UPDATE FAIL!"

    I used unrevoked - does not work then i restore to factory setting THEN i tried simpleroot get message Main Folder is older, main update fail!. I also have tried to do Restart the PHONE and press the power button and hold the volume button up (but i have upload the PC36IMG.ZIP before i reboot) THIS does not work either get same message.

    IF anyone can help me with this root and PM me your PAYPAL i willing to pay $10 to give me detail instruction (step by step how to get this root)

    After rooter i need to know if possible to update somehow to get my FLASH working or it have to be update to droid 2.2 (if i update to 2.2 after rooted, will it lose all my rooted previously assuming its already successfully rooted)

    Thank You
     


  2. freeza

    freeza Android Enthusiast

    You don't need to pay anyone to fix this. What you need to do is try one of the one click methods to rooting, or follow a detail guide over at xda-developers.com on how to root software version 1.47, as it is different than software version 1.32, which is why you are getting that message.
     
  3. droid911

    droid911 Lurker
    Thread Starter

    HI,

    I have used simpleroot version 1.47 when i do that i still getting the same error message

    Main Folder is older, main update fail!

    Can anyone give me the link on how can i root this (step by step)

    Thanks
     
  4. SporkLover

    SporkLover Android Enthusiast

    Look for directions for flashing the engineering bootloader
     
  5. iboombastic

    iboombastic Well-Known Member

  6. ajhanson96

    ajhanson96 Lurker

    i really need help to unroot.. i try to unroot wuth unrevoked forever and pc36img i guess i have to update that .. everytime i try to update it it says main version older then original or somethhing like that i need to unroot it please help/: i used unrevoked one click root
     
  7. Xtremedays

    Xtremedays Android Expert

    Have you read the instructions in the Rooting for Dummies Guide? Look under After rooting. you will need to download the s-on tool and the ruu for your hboot version.
     

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