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  1. Sonic01

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    hey all,

    I have an Orange UK branded htc hero, I was wondering if its possible to just flash it with a standard un-branded rom?

    I dont want one of the various "custom" roms floating around as they all seem to have little bits and bobs that dont work properly.

    I have no issue with my phone i just dont really want to have to wait for Orange to (if ever) write their own versions of the 2 updates for the European hero.
     

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    No, the RUU updater checks the device serial and won't allow it.

    The previous (2.73.xx.xx) update appeared a week after the generic one was released. That suggests the wait won't be long, so I'd advise holding on.
     
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    figured, thanks for the response....

    we've.... been... waiting.... so.... looonnngggg :(

    cant wait to get it though :D
     
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    does anyone know if its possible to flash the official 2.1 ROM onto a custom ROM'd Hero? Once the European 2.1 update comes out that is....
     
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    Its likely someone will just make a custom rom of the official European one and just add a root access version and maybe one without when it becomes available
     
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    this one looks good, looks like some one just got the Taiwan 2.1 rom and uploaded it as a custom ROM we can use

    [ROOTED ROM] Official HTC 2.1 Update | Voice Search | Gallery 3D | FAST! - xda-developers

    I'm just reading up on how I can recovered my original Orange ROM if anything goes wrong or if i want to go to the official orange 2.1 when it comes out from this thread:

    http://androidforums.com/all-things-root-hero/54802-how-root-install-custom-rom-backup-more.html
     
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