So, HOX is unrooted, s-off with super cid (from e-bay). Got it for my dad.
A few days ago it froze, and when rebooting it just threw endless FCs and would not let the system finish loading up properly.
I did a factory reset from the fastboot, afterwards it worked ok.
But, the day after, it froze again. This time, when rebooting, it just showed a blank black screen after the HTC splash screen and did not go anywhere.
I went again to the fastboot screen, and then for some reason I went on to the stock recovery (I'm stupid). This time I did the "wipe user data/factory reset" from there, after also wiping chache and stuff (I'm used to do this in my rooted HOX with custom recovery).
After that, I did a reboot from the stock reovery. It went to the HTC splash screen, and here I was stupid again. I'm not sure how long he was like that, if for a minute or 5 or 10 (I did some other stuff in between). I thought it was stuck, and instinctively shut it down and the tried to turn it on again. I forgot I did the factory reset and that it might have been in the middle of the installation.
After that, the phone did not respond to anything. It won't charge, won't turn on, won't show any led indication, and in windows it is noted as the infamous APX. I have spent the entire day reading about it and I'm afraid the phone is lost.
I think I got the proper APX driver (it is seen as NVidia USB Bootrecovery driver for mobile devices). I tried some versions of nvflash. One shows "unknown device", other shows some info on the device when trying "nvflash --creat" but gets stuck at "starting nvflash" when trying "nvflash --sync".
So, my first question is, are the stock recovery "factory reset" and the fastboot reset the same?
When I do a factory reset in fastboot it resets and makes a "fresh install", while in the stock recovery it does some stuff but does not reboot automatically. I am afraid that I "wiped" the entire system partition when I did the reset after the stock recovery factory reset.
Have there been any advances in the APX field in the last year? Is there any hope?
If not, will anyone be willing to buy an APX S-OFF HOX in mid 2014? Or should I just throw it into the blender?
Thanks in advance,