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Unhappy [Q] Can't root to save my life.

I've tried every method. Odin doesn't recognize my phone. I've downloaded drivers a half dozen times. I've gotten every file set up only to have odin just sit there without giving me a com.
Then I've tried several versions of z4, oneclickroot, and gingerbreak. Nothing works. I'm wondering if there's just no way to root or flash my phone.

I'm on an sgs i500.04
Gingerbread 2.3.5
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Was rooted with oneclick till update, through kies, to gingerbread.
Cspire.

Anyone please help. I'm going a little crazy over this.
 
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Default i give up

I guess a way just doesn't exist for my phone.

Things I've tried unsuccessfully:

DoomLorD.zip (every version) (Unable to copy SU files, reboot, not rooted)
OneClick (every version)
Gingerbreak ( '' )
z4
SDK with adb recovery (E:signature verification failed)
Odin (will not recognize my phone in download mode)
Cannot get heimdall(sp) do download.? probably couldnt use it anyway.

I thought to wait on a rooted ICS version, and would love to flash that to my phone, but have no ODIN! Go figure.

Anyway, I guess there is just not a way to do my phone. It resists all methods. Does anyone else with a i500 Showcase on the kies update to gingerbread 2.3.5 have this problem? Is this Cspire gingerbread unhackable?
 
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Default Same Problem

I have tried to root my Samsung galaxy s running 2.3.5 with base-band s:i500.04 K.EI20 for months since updating with kies. I've tried all of the same methods listed by the original poster has anyone worked out this issue as of yet? Please help if possible.
 
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I have tried to root my Samsung galaxy s running 2.3.5 with base-band s:i500.04 K.EI20 for months since updating with kies. I've tried all of the same methods listed by the original poster has anyone worked out this issue as of yet? Please help if possible.
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Default samsung drivers

Do you have proper samsung drivers installed for your windows version..Also check to see if usb debugging is activated. Im no expert but hopefully this helps.
 
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Another idea is to try a different usb port. I had one go bad.

I spent about a day uninstalling, rebooting, installing several different drivers. Also rebooting after each new install. No matter what I did ODIN wouldn't see my phone.

I got the idea to try another usb on the back of my desktop pc.

ODIN finally connected!

Hope this helps. Regards.

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http://www.multiupload.com/9AJDSU1Q11

enable debugging on the phone, plug it in, if you need drivers use the ones inside the zip file. Run the program and hopefully the rest is pretty self-explanatory.

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