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[WIP] Reset Binary Counter

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13th February 2013, 05:12 AM   |  #1  
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Please note that if you perform this procedure, you do it at your own risk. I am not responsible for any damage!


For resetting binary counter :

In terminal emulator/adb shell, do this :
Code:
$ su
# dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/block/mmcblk0 bs=1 count=1 seek=3145732
Exclude $ & #.

Make sure that you issue the correct command as this is extremely risky and if done incorrectly, might result in a HARDBRICK.!!

I need someone to test if this method works on the s3 mini. This has been tested on GT-I9070. Please do this at your own risk.


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13th February 2013, 01:14 PM   |  #2  
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Re: [WIP] Reset Binary Counter
No takers? Seriously?
You guys can gain your warranty back using this! This works with tee!

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13th February 2013, 01:57 PM   |  #3  
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Re: [WIP] Reset Binary Counter
Yes but we also risk a hard brick I wanted to try but changed my mind when saw about hard brick. Sorry I hope someone else will test it.

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Quote:
Originally Posted by Shaaan

Please note that if you perform this procedure, you do it at your own risk. I am not responsible for any damage!


For resetting binary counter :

In terminal emulator/adb shell, do this :

Code:
$ su
# dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/block/mmcblk0 bs=1 count=1 seek=3145732
Exclude $ & #.

Make sure that you issue the correct command as this is extremely risky and if done incorrectly, might result in a HARDBRICK.!!

I need someone to test if this method works on the s3 mini. This has been tested on GT-I9070. Please do this at your own risk.


If you feel my work worthwhile, please consider donating!

hi all
i tryed this but dont work on s3 mini
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Re: [WIP] Reset Binary Counter
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i tryed this but dont work on s3 mini

Can you please post a detailed result?

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13th February 2013, 03:03 PM   |  #6  
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Can you please post a detailed result?

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Is it not working?
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Re: [WIP] Reset Binary Counter
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You need to be on stock kernel

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13th February 2013, 04:41 PM   |  #9  
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wouldn't it be more safe to examine multiple mmcblk0 contents first before blindly trying to overwrite a byte in flash…
sry it just feels a bit blindheaded to do it that way… lazarosh has hopefully first made a backup of the partition before erasing the byte :P to recover the previous state as the flash counter was clearly not in that place on his device and he may have overwritten different data…
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tryed with stock but same

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