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[Q] Softbricked phone. Anything more I can try?

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Default [Q] Softbricked phone. Anything more I can try?

So after trying to get swap memory working, I somehow managed to break it. After flashing stock ROM with Odin, efs/ is empty and boot is stuck on Samsung logo. I've tried a few other stock roms and they do the same or just get stuck on a boot loop. Both recovery and download mode work fine. I've also tried custom roms, they don't even load to boot animation and data/cache wipes didn't help.
Anything else I can try before sending it to maintenance?
 
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Can't I even get it to boot so I could try resetting the flash counter?

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Wow, http://forum.xda-developers.com/gala...ackup-t2544109
I backed up and formatted the file, it now boots.
 
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