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Have you, by any chance, tried pressing the Tab button to autocomplete the recovery filename?

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fastboot flash recovery rec[TAB] --> autocompletes to recovery.img

I'm running out of ideas here
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Have you, by any chance, tried pressing the Tab button to autocomplete the recovery filename?

for example:

fastboot flash recovery rec[TAB] --> autocompletes to recovery.img

I'm running out of ideas here
let me give this a tried
 
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Have you, by any chance, tried pressing the Tab button to autocomplete the recovery filename?

for example:

fastboot flash recovery rec[TAB] --> autocompletes to recovery.img

I'm running out of ideas here
wow this did it for me... i dont understand bc i typed
fastboot flash recovery rec(tab)
fastboot flash recovery recovery.img.img and i hit enter and it flashed. weird. but thanks dude i greatly appreciate it for sticking it out with me.
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Wonderful. You probably have "hide file extensions for known file types" checked. So when you downloaded the original, it ACTUALLY had a .img on the end of it already (which windows hid from you). Windows, unlike unix, cannot differentiate files based on their header, but instead relies on a useless extension in the file name of all places (ie, .img, .mp3 and .jpg at the end of the filename).

And noo problem mate, happy to help.
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i flashed super user in cwm and it flashed ok. i reboot, go to the app drawer and its not there.... i did this twice.
 
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i flashed super user in cwm and it flashed ok. i reboot, go to the app drawer and its not there.... i did this twice.
weird. i downloaded superuser from the their website and flashed. it didnt show. so i downloaded it from the market and tried running an app that requires su permission and it worked. am i missing something here? why did this work that way?
 
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Flash this su.zip file. There was an older su version that automatically accepted any su access because it wasn't compatible with ICS yet.
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thanks. it feels good to finally be rooted. i was stock for 2 days.. lol thanks
 
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Default cannot load recovery.img

Thanks. the TAB autocomplete worked. I had forgotten about the additional file extension. gotta change that setting. Thanks again
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Have you, by any chance, tried pressing the Tab button to autocomplete the recovery filename?

for example:

fastboot flash recovery rec[TAB] --> autocompletes to recovery.img

I'm running out of ideas here
wow, thanks man, you made my day, was about to throw the phone from anger. thanks a million man thank you.

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