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Default [Q] S4 Wifi won't turn on after custom ROM

So I flashed the FoxHound ROM (http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2596654) found there today on my SCH-i545 Verizon Galaxy S4. I flashed it with SafeStrap, and everything works beautifully except for my WI-fi. It absolutely won't turn on no matter what I do. I heard something about a wpa config file, I tried renaming it and rebooting so a new one gets made. There's a Wi-Fi fixing option in the FoxHound settings, but all it does it download files that I have no clue what to do with. I'm very new to this stuff. How do I fix it?
 
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You have to flash the safestrap modules that match your boot loader after you flash the ROM and before you boot. Wi-Fi won't work without them.

If you don't understand go back to the safestrap thread and read the entire OP.

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You have to flash the safestrap modules that match your boot loader after you flash the ROM and before you boot. Wi-Fi won't work without them.

If you don't understand go back to the safestrap thread and read the entire OP.

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I am having the same problem with hyperdrive. Wifi wasnt working on the stock rom either. This is my first time trying custom roms. Could you please give me more info on how to flash the safestrap modules? Nothing was mentioned about it in the thread.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2301724

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I am having the same problem with hyperdrive. Wifi wasnt working on the stock rom either. This is my first time trying custom roms. Could you please give me more info on how to flash the safestrap modules? Nothing was mentioned about it in the thread.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2301724

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It explains this in the SafeStrap thread.
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=45517751

Like Josh said, you just flash the kernel modules after you flash the ROM before you leave recovery. Match up your modules to whatever your build is , MJ7, MK2 etc...

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It explains this in the SafeStrap thread.
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=45517751

Like Josh said, you just flash the kernel modules after you flash the ROM before you leave recovery. Match up your modules to whatever your build is , MJ7, MK2 etc...

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Thanks! I cant tell you how much I appreciate your help. I will try it now

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When flashing, it said no MD5 found. What does that mean, and what should I do?
 
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Thanks! I cant tell you how much I appreciate your help. I will try it now

---------- Post added at 10:22 PM ---------- Previous post was at 09:55 PM ----------

When flashing, it said no MD5 found. What does that mean, and what should I do?
Recoveries can check the md5's of whatever files your flashing. It's just a way to see if the file is still in tact and what it's supposed to be... If your on SafeStrap I think there's an option in there to turn off md5 verification under advanced maybe. I check md5's prior to flashing either on my PC or an app on the phone. I don't bother while in recovery. That's just me though

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Wifi still isnt working after flashing MK2
 
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I've had no luck with Wi-Fi, or a stable Wi-Fi onany of gigilies ROM ports

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