Originally Posted by Harleydroid
Cool let me know. It should work fine. The only reason it wouldn't is if it was on the unrooted 4.4.2 build.
Whut? Could it be? Ha ha, back from the dead. Only took about 6 hours total. Messed with kies for almost 3 hours before I gave up. Downloaded 2 versions of kies twice, drivers multiple times, 2 .tar files, tried 6 different usb cords...
Thanks for your help @Harleydroid
, much appreciated.