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By AntoineDC, Junior Member on 22nd March 2014, 06:59 AM
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So today I was very foolish and formatted the System folder on an HTC Vivid that had cm-10-20131006-NIGHTLY-holiday installed. Needless to say, I no longer had an operating system . . .

I am still able to go into Recovery (TWRP), and I have successfully reflashed the build of Cyanogenmod. However, after booting, it is always stuck on the loading screen. I do not (and apparently cannot) have USB debugging enabled, so using fastboot or developer tools is out of the question.

What to do? Any suggestions would be appreciated.
 
 
22nd March 2014, 10:18 AM |#2  
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Flash the old rom via recovery

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22nd March 2014, 10:12 PM |#3  
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Flash the old rom via recovery

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. . . the old ROM? Every time I flash a ROM the operating system becomes stuck on the "Cyanogenmod" loading screen.

Please help.
23rd March 2014, 02:09 AM |#4  
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. . . the old ROM? Every time I flash a ROM the operating system becomes stuck on the "Cyanogenmod" loading screen.

Please help.

Maybe your CM is stable insufficiently.
Try an more stable ROM.
I was used to use an HTC phone which had this problem.
23rd March 2014, 03:25 AM |#5  
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Do full wipe.

Phone will boot

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Do full wipe/format and make a clean install of a stable one.
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Originally Posted by AntoineDC

So today I was very foolish and formatted the System folder on an HTC Vivid that had cm-10-20131006-NIGHTLY-holiday installed. Needless to say, I no longer had an operating system . . .

I am still able to go into Recovery (TWRP), and I have successfully reflashed the build of Cyanogenmod. However, after booting, it is always stuck on the loading screen. I do not (and apparently cannot) have USB debugging enabled, so using fastboot or developer tools is out of the question.

What to do? Any suggestions would be appreciated.

I had a bricked HTC Velocity 4G and fortunately TWRP was still functioning from the Factory Reset Choice of my Boot List. So I tried many, one, the most sucessful, and gave me back full operation except WiFi, was: HOLICS_1.3_official_en_release.zip. it's link is available from this website if you read the forum on HTC Vivid/Raider/Velocity.
I am going to try and get my WiFi working with an Add-In before I completely forget that one? Good luck Amigo. Happy Flashing
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