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Do you want to keep Knox intact and retain root? It's possible, and theoretically would work with the open bootloader.

I am not supprting doing this at all, but I also believe that it is highly likely you could do this.

Your longest path would be...

Open bootloader tar, flash via Odin...

*Downgrade to NA4 tar, flash via Odin...

Downgrade to MJ4 tar, flash via Odin...

Follow the Knox 0x0 NABD instructions...

Profit...

*Perhaps unnecessary.

If interested, let me know and I'll get you the help you need for the kill.

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Looking for root knox 0x0

I flashed the engineering bootloader via odin.

Then I tried to flash mj4 tar via odin and it failed. I have to find the NA4 tar and then try to flash mj4 over that. But I believe even with the engineering bootloader I will not be able to go back to mj4.
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Looking for root knox 0x0

I flashed the engineering bootloader via odin.

Then I tried to flash mj4 tar via odin and it failed. I have to find the NA4 tar and then try to flash mj4 over that. But I believe even with the engineering bootloader I will not be able to go back to mj4.
Na4 had a engineering bootloader and we went back to mj4 from it lots ... it's just getting Na4 on it

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Looking for root knox 0x0

I flashed the engineering bootloader via odin.

Then I tried to flash mj4 tar via odin and it failed. I have to find the NA4 tar and then try to flash mj4 over that. But I believe even with the engineering bootloader I will not be able to go back to mj4.
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Na4 had a engineering bootloader and we went back to mj4 from it lots ... it's just getting Na4 on it

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Flashing the MJ4 tar on the official NAB failed for me too. I'm watching this thread for a link to NA4 and success with NAB->NA4->MJ4->Kingo root->NAB rooted.
 
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Flashing the MJ4 tar on the official NAB failed for me too. I'm watching this thread for a link to NA4 and success with NAB->NA4->MJ4->Kingo root->NAB rooted.
You will have to ask freeza or micmars for it

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I tweeted kingo and it didn't seem that there was any plan to update which is frustrating.

kingoapp ‏Feb 23
@thepuaSwitch Sorry, but 4.4.2 is just not supported.

I then asked if he had plans to update and he never responded It sucks that I read how to update with root via mobile odin pro and odin on the desktop but of course it was after I updated.
You can flash stock 4.3 using Odin without tripping knox... only when you flash a custom rom you trip knox..so, use Odin and flash the official stock 4.3, then use kingo to root... then use Odin mobile pro to flash Kitkat or wait for Kingo to support Kitkat
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