Default [Q] Sprint LS980 4.4.2 Root Problems

So I had Root on 4.2.2 but took the 4.4.2 ota. I've tried using IOroot25 over and over and over again but to no avail. I either get stuck on the locating device screen on my PC or I end up on the adb sideload screen on my G2. I've done everything but wipe the phone and I don't want to do that because its been flashed to a different carrier. Anybody have any advice? I've trolled thru all the forums on this and I cannot get anywhere. I'm desperate