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New HTC Hero CDMA, can't root!

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by masias.frank, May 16, 2011.

  1. masias.frank

    masias.frank Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Ok once again I've seen threads like this before, but this situation is different. Maybe someone knows something about this new HTC Hero that I don't know about.

    I just replaced my phone HTC Hero cdma via Asurion. Just got it today.
    Software Information:
    - Firmware 2.1 update 1
    - Based Version 2.42.02.10.29
    - kernel 2.6.29
    - Build Number 2.32.651.2 cl282911 release-keys
    - Software number 2.32.651.2
    - PRI 2.65_003
    - PRL 60671>>>>>this is the only difference between the new hero and the old hero old hero PRL 60678

    Now this is what is happening. I rooted via z4root just like I did my previous Hero (which it work perfect) So the Super User app appear in my app list (great) I downloaded Titanium Backup, and Rom Manager (Premium and free version). try to open Titanium backup (root access failed) open Rom Manager restore from sd card, select the rom, nothing happens. Download Rom, pick CyanogenMod>CyanogeMod 6.1 (downloaded but I can't install it)

    In other words is like is rooted, but I can't use the apps that only work with rooted phones.Every time I try to install the new rom, it boots up to its normal status, (HTC sense, And of course (it is sooooo slowwwww) It takes like a minute to load anything. It even goes all the way to the (Pre_Installation prompt> press ok to reboot into recovery and continued installatin>ok and nothing happens. I have rooted my previous HTC hero with no problem at all. I don't know why is this phone is giving me such a hard time.

    Any help will be appriciated. I love Hero rooted and with different rom, I hate Hero like it is right now.
     



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  2. masias.frank

    masias.frank Lurker
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    Ok it seems to be that it starting to working a few apps. BUT when i try to download a new rom I get a red triangle with an Exclamation mark on the middle and a black cell phone on the side, and it gets stuck there.....
     
  3. DonB

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    You need to flash a recovery image, open your Rom Manager and flash the recovery


     

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The HTC Hero release date was July 2009. Features and Specs include a 3.2" inch screen, 5MP camera, 288GB RAM, MSM7200A processor, and 1350mAh battery.

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