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Unhappy [Q] Bricked my Samsung Galaxy S3

Ugh, totally my fault for not thinking this through.

Had downloaded the Paranoid Android ROM, a newer version from what I had, as I had installed it incorrectly.
So I thought, no worries, I'll just reinstall the ROM.

Booted into recovery mode, did a full wipe and then tried to install the new rom, only I couldn't find it anywhere...

Thinking I'll restart the phone and figure it out from there, but of course it doesn't go past the loading screen.

I can boot into download mode, but on my PC if I boot Odin, it doesn't recognize the phone and I get no yellow colour.

Pretty sure my internal SD card still has one or two custom roms on it, but without booting into recovery mode, I can't do much.
Odin doesn't recognize my phone. I installed the drivers from the samsung website, but it is not reading the phone in download mode.
Now I am unsure if there's another driver I need to install, i.e. a USB driver, seeing as this is a brand new pc, but other than that, I'm stuck.

Any ideas are greatly appreciated!
 
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Download galaxy s3 toolkit from original android development section,install it and agree when asked to install drivers , reboot Pc and cross fingers for your Pc to detect your phone in download mode then just flash stock ROM

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If you have a custom recovery (CWM or TWRP), you can use an OTG cable to connect a USB stick to your phone (which will be discovered by CWM, haven't tried TWRP) and install a new ROM with gapps from it...

Of course if you want to install stock, you have to stick with Odin.

Hope it helps
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