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15th February 2014, 08:12 PM   |  #1  
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I m on cataclysm Rom and Semaphore kernel. I was not sure whether tbis issue was kernel or rom related, so thought to put this question in this thread.

On opening trickstermod app, i m getting the following warning (plz see screenshot):

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Is this some generic warning? Coz i never got this b4 (or may b didnt notice it). I dint modify any app.

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15th February 2014, 09:13 PM   |  #2  
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Seems only a trickstermod App issue, got my answer here:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...768315&page=89
16th February 2014, 01:11 AM   |  #3  
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Seems only a trickstermod App issue, got my answer here:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...768315&page=89

I'm unsure... even though they say that there, I do not get this warning. Do you have a virus scanner? (I know, horrible bloated things for phones) might be worth getting one and having a poke around just to make sure?
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16th February 2014, 01:13 AM   |  #4  
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I'm unsure... even though they say that there, I do not get this warning. Do you have a virus scanner? (I know, horrible bloated things for phones) might be worth getting one and having a poke around just to make sure?

No, don't have any anti virus in my phone.

But after restarting my phone and removing Super SU access from SuperSU (app), I'm not getting this warning again.

I also read in some other thread, that this is false positive (but that post was about a year old), so not sure why did i get that error, but now not getting it.

Lets see how it goes now
16th February 2014, 01:17 AM   |  #5  
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No, don't have any anti virus in my phone.

But after restarting my phone and removing Super SU access from SuperSU (app), I'm not getting this warning again.

I also read in some other thread, that this is false positive (but that post was about a year old), so not sure why did i get that error, but now not getting it.

Lets see how it goes now

You removed SuperSU access from the SuperSU app? It's the SuperSU app that was generating the warning, warning you of another app that may have been modified. I don't think root access will work without SuperSU having root...
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16th February 2014, 01:24 AM   |  #6  
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You removed SuperSU access from the SuperSU app? It's the SuperSU app that was generating the warning, warning you of another app that may have been modified. I don't think root access will work without SuperSU having root...

I didn't know which app (whether ROM/Kernel) was causing this issue, I read in some other thread where someone said, clear data (and cache) of trickstermod app and restart your phone (in addition, I removed trickstermod root access in SuperSU app as well). Restarted my phone, got that warning once or twice again I think, but checked it again, and this warning was no more there. I am still not sure what this warning is. Coz I didn't modify any app.

In that thread (link posted above) someone said, it is just a warning. Hope it is not an issue. . And I'm checking it, not getting this warning again, so could be it was a false positive.

And tell me is this warning given by SuperSU app? I've SuperSU (by ChainFire) app installed in my phone.
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I didn't know which app (whether ROM/Kernel) was causing this issue, I read in some other thread where someone said, clear data (and cache) of trickstermod app and restart your phone (in addition, I removed trickstermod root access in SuperSU app as well). Restarted my phone, got that warning once or twice again I think, but checked it again, and this warning was no more there. I am still not sure what this warning is. Coz I didn't modify any app.

In that thread (link posted above) someone said, it is just a warning. Hope it is not an issue. . And I'm checking it, not getting this warning again, so could be it was a false positive.

And tell me is this warning given by SuperSU app? I've SuperSU (by ChainFire) app installed in my phone.

Ah, yes it certainly looked like a regular SuperSU informational (like "root access was granted") and if I was to hazard a guess I would say that SuperSU noticed something had changed and thus gave you the warning. There will be something that triggers the warning, so your next course of action would be to find out what triggered it. It isn't something that will come up randomly or "for everyone"

You can maybe check the SuperSU logs?
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16th February 2014, 01:54 AM   |  #8  
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Ah, yes it certainly looked like a regular SuperSU informational (like "root access was granted") and if I was to hazard a guess I would say that SuperSU noticed something had changed and thus gave you the warning. There will be something that triggers the warning, so your next course of action would be to find out what triggered it.

You can maybe check the SuperSU logs?

Yeah checked the Logs, just found info of app(s) which were granted SuperSU app.

ANyway hope it was just a false positive, but searching some other threads as well to find some more info...
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If the rom comes rooted with any build in superuser, you don't have to flash SuperSU anymore. It will only create conflicts.
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16th February 2014, 01:59 AM   |  #10  
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If the rom comes rooted with any build in superuser, you don't have to flash SuperSU anymore. It will only create conflicts.

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ANd I'm on Cataclysm ROM, and it came with SuperSU (app by ChainFire).

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