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S4 Active Softbricked when trying to go from NC9 to ML2

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if you don't mind posting, what was the hangup at your first attempt ? Too many files for Odin at first or something else ?

am trying to help out someone who appears to have the same problem as you did.
It was the bootloader. When the phone is upgraded to 4.4.2 it's boot loader can't go down from that. So the bootloader from ML2 is incompatible. When I flashed the other three files it worked just fine! Then I applied the patch to get the phone to the latest firmware. It's a .cfg file you rename it to update.zip and put it on the sd card. boot into the stock recovery and install the update. I must admit a few glitches I was having are gone now since upgrading to the latest greatest, and Towelroot made it stupid easy to root.
 
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Ok, good to know, will pass on the information, thank you.
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