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Default Stuck on 4.4 rom

As the title implies, I'm stuck on a 4.4 ROM and can't get back to 4.3 stock. I've tried using recovery, but it fails or sticks me in a bootloop. Whenever it fails, it says can't mount /preload. I feel reaaaaaaaaaly stupid but I'm stuck. Help?

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And I know I'm a huge bundle of FUBAR's, but for some reason I'm acting like a first time flasher.

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Hey thanks for all the help guys, I found a 4.3 firmware that I flashed via Odin. Thanks for all the views and replys \sarcasm

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sorry dont have any answer for you but i have noticed gradually this phone has love lost since the newer versions are out.. too bad.
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It ain't so bad for me. I think there's just a problem doing twrp 4.3 restores because of Knox.

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It ain't so bad for me. I think there's just a problem doing twrp 4.3 restores because of Knox.

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Philz recovery will backup and restore touchwiz 4.3 properly. Make sure that you use 6.07.09 version the latest 6.12.xx requires a new binary and script changes to install most roms.

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Philz is awesome! Somehow I've never heard of it.

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