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Help! Hard Brick?

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By hiddenfive, Member on 9th April 2014, 11:00 PM
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Hello all,
I just flashed CloudyFa's cloudstock rom with the patched kernel and it booted up.
No radio.
So I go on forum and Micromod777 posted a baseband which should work on it and I do a full wipe, flash cloudy's rom, the kernel and then the baseband
Rebooted and black screen of death.
Just a vibration to confirm that it is booted up
Am I screwed?
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10th April 2014, 12:09 AM |#2  
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Any possible solutions?
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Any possible solutions?

Try plugging it into linux and seeing if it'll recognize it? If you don't have adb or downloader mode you're probably screwed...
10th April 2014, 09:27 PM |#4  
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Try plugging it into linux and seeing if it'll recognize it? If you don't have adb or downloader mode you're probably screwed...

Would virtual box work?
10th April 2014, 11:35 PM |#5  
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Would virtual box work?

I don't see why not but if you don't even see the LG logo it's probably hard bricked.
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I don't see why not but if you don't even see the LG logo it's probably hard bricked.

It is.
Right now it is a brick. I am getting a replacement soon.
But do you know if there are any JTAG/ JIG methods available?
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It is.
Right now it is a brick. I am getting a replacement soon.
But do you know if there are any JTAG/ JIG methods available?

I haven't seen any you could try searching the forums for it, I got hard bricked by freegee a while back so I hope all goes well
11th April 2014, 12:36 AM |#8  
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These phones usually don't brick too easily. If you can get into download mode then you probably aren't bricked.

Maybe try this:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2471370

In the future don't mess with the baseband if you don't know what your doing.

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If you can't get download mode. There is still a chance but you must use linux.

This guide is for a D8XX so DO NOT USE ANY OF THE FILES LISTED THERE:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2582142

These should be the files for the VS980 12B, that I quickly just found in the same directory:
http://downloads.codefi.re/autoprime...12B_Partitions

In theory it should work, but I have not tested it. Use this at your own risk as a last resort!
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Here's the post where I saved my vs980 from a brick. Couldn't get to system, recovery, or download. It's likely the same guide Ploxorz just linked.
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