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be sure to chown when you are # (superuser) after renaming backup nv_data.bin
you might try it when phone in airplane mode.

your imei is most probably in the backup file

just those dumbasses from xda or darky do not know jack about phones and android how is that ll working. flashing rom will not fix your imei
 
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How to back up the IMEI http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=859914

Flashing back to Stock ROM or Darky's 10.2 should restore your IMEI

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I've already tried to flash darkys or stocks roms, but nothing happens about the IMEI. I think the problem is that the files nv_data.bak and nv_data.bak.md5 are already corrupted files too so i cant restore my Imei and all the times that i try to flash a stock rom i think the files that my SGS restores are the corrupted files: nv_data.bak / nv_data.bak.md5 / nv_data.bin / nv_data.bin.md5

i really dont know what i have to do but i think that the question is not about to recover my imei. i think the question is about restore my imei, but i really dont know what i have to do, i've tried all..
 
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and have you made a backup of the /efs/ partition after you have lost the imei, there might have been the correct file backed up - now it is a mess probably

so here is the simple guide how to revert the imei [GUIDE] Recover your IMEI in 9 steps.
i think you were missing chown 1001:radio /efs/nv_data.bin


and here gereat tool to backup /efs/ partition
[TOOL] Updated! 13/04/12 - EFS Pro v1.4.7 - Advanced '/efs' Backup and Restore!

pick backup to tar and location pc - worked for me, sometimes app likes to crah but it works. jut check the tar file if all files are there after proces


good luck
already tried this tutorial and nothing.. other suggestion?
 
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be sure to chown when you are # (superuser) after renaming backup nv_data.bin
you might try it when phone in airplane mode.

your imei is most probably in the backup file

just those dumbasses from xda or darky do not know jack about phones and android how is that ll working. flashing rom will not fix your imei
ok, let me just try this and i post what happens after..
 
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be sure to chown when you are # (superuser) after renaming backup nv_data.bin
you might try it when phone in airplane mode.

your imei is most probably in the backup file

just those dumbasses from xda or darky do not know jack about phones and android how is that ll working. flashing rom will not fix your imei
i did this but my imei continuous the same, fake one.. :/
 
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This also happened to me. After trying literaly every method of restoring it i had to send it for repairs. Cost me £50 as my warrant had expired. I had to go to some local repair shop.
 
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just those dumbasses from xda or darky do not know jack about phones and android how is that ll working. flashing rom will not fix your imei
Flashing a stock ROM will restore a IMEI if the IMEI has not already been corrupted.
I can say this with 100% confidence as I have been in a similar situation. However I did not play with the nv_data.bin file before flashing a stock ROM.

To the OP.

Do a search of the I9000 (SGS) threads for a post about restoring IMEI to nv_data.bin I am sure that a XDA user has posted that they can restore the IMEI number. This may be the only option before returning the handset to Manafacturer for service
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I had this problem. Did you install the "sgs unlock"? This is what caused mine to show a bad imei number. I had to take it back to manufacturer and play dumb!

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I had this problem. Did you install the "sgs unlock"? This is what caused mine to show a bad imei number. I had to take it back to manufacturer and play dumb!

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no i didn't.. someone here knows people that can fix my problem? i can pay, but i really need my sgs again..
 
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no i didn't.. someone here knows people that can fix my problem? i can pay, but i really need my sgs again..
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