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[Q] Step 7 rooting problem with SuperOneClick

9th January 2014, 01:07 PM   |  #1  
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I just purchased a Droid x2 for my daughter to use on PagePlus. It's running 2.3.4. I followed the instructions for rooting it using SuperOneClick and get stuck at Step 7 no matter what I do. I've spent hours trying to get this to work unsuccessfully.

I'm running Win 7. I downloaded the Android SDK and have Java installed. I downloaded SOC and ran it. It finds the phone each time and just times out at Step 7. I've tried different cables, different USB ports with no success.

I downloaded PDAnet to get different drivers and that did not work.

I have NOT tried MoonShadow's method yet.

I am trying to root simply to freeze apps that I know my daughter has no interest in so as to preserve memory. If it is possible to disable cellular data (i.e., limit her to wifi), that would be a bonus.

What am I doing wrong?

TIA,
CheapDad
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11th January 2014, 03:25 PM   |  #2  
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try pete's root tools or magic md5 method, links in my list
sd_shadow's [Collection] of Links for Droid X2

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20th January 2014, 04:11 PM   |  #3  
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Unsuccessful. Tried SuperOneClick, Doomlord and Pete's. None of them would work for me. For research purposes, note that my phone is active on PagePlus (Verizon MVNO).

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Originally Posted by CheapDad

Unsuccessful. Tried SuperOneClick, Doomlord and Pete's. None of them would work for me. For research purposes, note that my phone is active on PagePlus (Verizon MVNO).

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magic md5 method

---------- Post added at 10:28 AM ---------- Previous post was at 10:15 AM ----------

if magic does not work, may need to wipe data
or reflash the Firmware
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another option
download ezSBF DX2 4.5.1.iso
follow Instructions for Using an .iso file
and try the root only option
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Quote:
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magic md5 method

---------- Post added at 10:28 AM ---------- Previous post was at 10:15 AM ----------

if magic does not work, may need to wipe data
or reflash the Firmware

As a follow up, wiping data and reflashing appears to have worked. Thank you all for the assistance.

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