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I am as confused as you my friend

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I am as confused as you my friend

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I'm not confused. If you tell us straight, then we can help a lot more.

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- Utility 1.10 was designed for 98.12.4(4.1.1) that came out early this year.
- Utility 1.20 was designed for 98.15.66 or 98.16.1(4.1.2)(I can't remember the exact version) and it had the BL unlock tool in it

There has been no updated utility for the last two OTAs because Matt didn't think it was worth it. Some guys over in the HD forum updated the HD utility to include the newest firmware, but there's been nothing like this for the M.
 
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Okay so I have the razr m utility 1.20 and I tried downgrading with rsd lite recently which obviously didn't work. But it was stuck in ap fastboot mode so I used his utility to flash the stock 4.1.2 system, kernel, radio, etc. It worked just fine. I don't know why, I don't know how, but it worked.

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Okay so I have the razr m utility 1.20 and I tried downgrading with rsd lite recently which obviously didn't work. But it was stuck in ap fastboot mode so I used his utility to flash the stock 4.1.2 system, kernel, radio, etc. It worked just fine. I don't know why, I don't know how, but it worked.

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Yeah, but it didn't downgrade you because you're still .94. It probably flashed the baseband (which is possible on a locked BL), which cleared the fastboot flash fail, but it obviously didn't flash the system or kernel because you're still on .94.
 
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Okay so I have the razr m utility 1.20 and I tried downgrading with rsd lite recently which obviously didn't work. But it was stuck in ap fastboot mode so I used his utility to flash the stock 4.1.2 system, kernel, radio, etc. It worked just fine. I don't know why, I don't know how, but it worked.

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You fastbooted ...94 boot.img, not ...66 (or ...78) boot.img as you are locked.
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I had to re-update my phone to .94 again after that whole thing

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Just disregard this whole post. I see it can't be done even tho it seemed like it happened to me once. But thanks for the info

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Just disregard this whole post. I see it can't be done even tho it seemed like it happened to me once. But thanks for the info

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Are you positive your bootloader is not unlocked?
 
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