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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by HoochieCoo, Dec 3, 2010.

  1. HoochieCoo

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    OK... I've searched and searched, and can't seem to find any clues to this problem.

    I downloaded the lastest Unrevoked, and follwed the steps to install the HBOOT drivers (I get the same screen as they show).

    I downloaded the SLCD image, started Unrevoked and specified the image. Enabled debugging on the phone and plugged it in.

    Unrevoked sees the phone, I see a message flash by that it's pushing the image, the phone reboots, and Unrevoked says it's waiting for reboot. And...

    There is no and. That is far as she goes. I verified I don't have HTC Sync installed (I never installed it).

    Would it make any difference that I had the Android SDK installed and communicating with the phone sometime before I tried all this (like a couple weeks before)? Other than that, I am clueless and don't want to just start experimenting blindly.
     

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    Just to make sure...did you put the recovery file from the SLCD image when you unzipped it in the recovery of unrEVOked or the whole file?
     
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    Well I unzipped the file and ended up with a recovery.img. After starting unrevoked, I did a File -> Custom Recovery and selected that img file.
     
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    Got it.

    I noticed there were some USB drivers for "HTC Android Phone USB Device" in Device Manager (Windows 7). I uninstalled them and reran unrevoked. It still didn't work, but it did something different (it came up in the clockwork recovery screen and didn't go any further).

    So... I found this article on how to remove all driver references: Uninstall Drivers from Vista & Windows 7

    So I did that, and there were like 8 of those drivers listed, and I removed them all.

    Reran unrevoked, and it worked like a champ. Or at least my phone booted and I have a Super User program, and can access su from a terminal.

    Now... off to screw up my phone. ;-)
     

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