I have a Note 2 that has the sane chip VTU00M, FwRev: 0xf7. It still suffered SDS. Phone kept turning off and then finally it suck on the "Firmware upgrade encountered an error....
I could not enter download or recovery modes. Kies wou...
I had the exact same issue. Sent it off the a repair shop after many attempts to flash PIT, ROM, etc with ODIN. Diagnosis was eMMC chip failure. Solution, new motherboard or replace the chip. I havent done either
If this is SDS then we bo...
Sorry i should have been more clear. Extract the zip you downloaded from Sammobile but don't extract what comes from the zip.
Select the extracted file in PDA
once ODIN says it is ready click start
Send a screenshot of what Odin doe...
Your phone is an International model Note 2. The model number GT-N7100 tells you that.
Can you repost your attachments/screenshots please so we can can see what's going on