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Exclamation [FIX] KITKAT Security FC

First, you need ROOT access to do this. It will fix the security force-close and enable the uninstall of apps.

1 - Download FIXV2 here - http://d-h.st/gMh
2 - Extract the file to your desktop and copy the files inside "FIRMWARE\IMAGE" folder to your phone.
3 - Download root explorer from play store and move those files to the firmware\image directory located on your phone.
4 - Long press each file and set permition to RW-R-R (0644) (You do this by selecting OWNER to read and write, GROUP to read and OTHERS to read.
5 - Reboot and try accessing settings.



Thanks to ferreinf for the link and how to do it, I just tried to do this as much newbie proof as possible.
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have seen this problem in numerous ROM threads(haven't myself run into this), thanks for the heads up :thumbs up:

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First, you need ROOT access to do this. It will fix the security force-close and enable the uninstall of apps.

1 - Download FIXV2 here - http://d-h.st/gMh
2 - Extract the file to your desktop and copy the files inside "FIRMWARE\IMAGE" folder to your phone.
3 - Download root explorer from play store and move those files to the firmware\image directory located on your phone.
4 - Long press each file and set permition to RW-R-R (0644) (You do this by selecting OWNER to read and write, GROUP to read and OTHERS to read.
5 - Reboot and try accessing settings.



Thanks to ferreinf for the link and how to do it, I just tried to do this as much newbie proof as possible.
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Does this help to uninstall system apps as wel instead of deleting apk from system/app folder

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Does this help to uninstall system apps as wel instead of deleting apk from system/app folder

Thanks.
No, it has nothing to do with what you want and there's absolutely no point in doing what wanna do either. You can not reclaim the free space to yourself and that would yet prevent you from installing OTA updates. The best way around this is to unable the system apps you don't wanna run.
 
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No, it has nothing to do with what you want and there's absolutely no point in doing what wanna do either. You can not reclaim the free space to yourself and that would yet prevent you from installing OTA updates. The best way around this is to unable the system apps you don't wanna run.
Your description about this patch is confusing...

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First, you need ROOT access to do this. It will fix the security force-close and enable the uninstall of apps.
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First, you need ROOT access to do this. It will fix the security force-close and enable the uninstall of apps.

1 - Download FIXV2 here - http://d-h.st/gMh
2 - Extract the file to your desktop and copy the files inside "FIRMWARE\IMAGE" folder to your phone.
3 - Download root explorer from play store and move those files to the firmware\image directory located on your phone.
4 - Long press each file and set permition to RW-R-R (0644) (You do this by selecting OWNER to read and write, GROUP to read and OTHERS to read.
5 - Reboot and try accessing settings.



Thanks to ferreinf for the link and how to do it, I just tried to do this as much newbie proof as possible.

firmware\image directory located on your phone.

Where is this directory on the phone? it does not exist, are we to just push the whole dir w/files to the phone? I agree, need alittle more info here please....

Good work if it does what it says....

 
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firmware\image directory located on your phone.

Where is this directory on the phone? it does not exist, are we to just push the whole dir w/files to the phone? I agree, need alittle more info here please....

Good work if it does what it says....
Worked for me to get the nexus g+ rom working fully... used root browsed in ROM Toolbox to copy the files to the relevant folder off root, and set all the permissions to rwx.
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