Originally Posted by Tubifex
Thanks that did the trick.
Glad you found the fix. In the future, I would avoid any apps that install recovery. They aren't necessary, and tend to cause more issues than they solve.
And as you have found, as long as you have adb setup (and if you are modding the phone, you should
), installing recovery is as simple as putting the file in your fastboot folder and typing a single command.
And while not the issue in the particular case, its sometimes useful to wipe cache before flashing custom recovery. I have seen quite a few instances where flashing recovery fails repeatedly and was easily resolved simply by wiping cache:
fastboot erase cache