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  1. surfologist87

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    I made a NAND backup of my stock 2.2 immediately after i rooted.

    Then i messed a few things up, so i went to restore the NAND and it restores in about 30-40 seconds (about a line and a half of dots when i restore, i think thats too fast) and then it reboots into the white HTC evo screen and stays like that forever.
    What am I doing wrong and how can i fix it?

    I can wipe/reflash because i did it with Fresh which i have on my SD card, but i want my backup back. Any ideas?
     

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    try the restore again? If it still doesn't work, I think you're SOL....
     
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    I did it like 3 different times. Didnt work..
    I flashed Fresh again and ima do another NAND before i start screwin around again. Damn that sucks :(
    I swear im cursed and have to wipe my phone constantly.
     
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    Try using clockworkmod as your recovery. If you install ROM manager, you can switch between the two with ease. Make a nandroid from each one. Although this is the first time I've heard that a nandroid doesn't restore.....
     
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    No joke, NAND is like the last resort and supposed to be what you fall back on when all else fails. Using Amon and Clockwork is a good idea though.

    I did the PRL hack (replaced EDST.apk and replaced PRL) and then since the NAND didnt work i just flashed Fresh over, and my ##775# was gone. So the NAND did wipe it all off. It just wouldnt boot up :(

    FML
     
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    Sometimes, depending on which ROMs you're swapping to and from, you might have to wipe the phone and caches prior to restoring the nand.
     
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    I did, i wiped it all, still wouldnt boot up.

    Its ok, i just made an extra one with clockwork this time :)
     
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    clockwork nandroids are nice, because you can rename the containing folder and clockwork will still find the nandroid. So I name the folder to my ROM and kernel versions: 2.2-stock-netarchy4.1.7, etc.
     
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