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Exclamation (solved: threw it in the trash) After soft-brick phone isn't working right.

I tried to downgrade from 4.3 to 4.1.1 and it soft-bricked my phone after flashing Slim ROM I could use the phone again but nothing works at all.
I don't have audio and can't play video and I can't flash anything with any recovery except certain 4.3 ROMs.
I've been dealing with this for weeks now and still no one has helped me here on XDA if you could please give me a walk through so I can have a useable phone again I'd appreciate it. If I can't get this fixed I'm just going to toss the phone in the trash because it doesn't do anything, play games, videos, music, flash roms, nada.
Update: I tried to "unbrick" it with instructions in the forum and now it's hard bricked. It's already in the trash. No more Samsungs for me.
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can you get into d/l mode and recovery?

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Did you try any stock based ROMs? If I can recall right, slim bean is pure android based.


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can you get into d/l mode and recovery?

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Yes I can use the phone and it boots up but everything is broken on it software wise. It's like I flashed an "international" build and now nothing works except I didn't flash international.
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Did you try any stock based ROMs? If I can recall right, slim bean is pure android based.
Every time I try to flash anything but pure android it fails to flash. I tried to odin 4.3 stock and it failed, tried CWM stock 4.3/4.4 flash which failed, tried TWRP stock 4.3 flash which failed. I can't access root yet I installed root. It's a whole list of issues that I have no clue how to fix. It was working perfect before this crap 4.3 bootloader which screwed up my phone.
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I forgot to mention that when trying to flash stock it always fails to open the partition and then stops. It's the same for Odin.
 
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I forgot to mention that when trying to flash stock it always fails to open the partition and then stops. It's the same for Odin.
If I have picked up on the tidbits while surfing, I'd say that you ran afoul of knox.

can you reflash the bootloader?

I seem to recall that there was someone on ebay selling a unbricking service. It involved him doing some soldering inside the back cover and using a piece of machinery (not a PC) to re-flash a basic software package into it. I can't remember where it was, but the service wasn't much

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