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By the.teejster, Senior Member on 21st April 2014, 01:49 PM
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22nd April 2014, 08:43 PM |#11  
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This is NOT GOING TO BE AN EASY FIND ..

I just got a valid PIT file dumped from a working Bell S3 16Gb phone using EFS professional and unfortunately still get the authentication error message.

Here is a screenshot of my phone when trying to flash..

I think the only possible way to move forward with an S3 PIT file is to "find" an official Samsung file that has the correct signature embedded.
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22nd April 2014, 09:29 PM |#12  
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This is NOT GOING TO BE AN EASY FIND ..

I just got a valid PIT file dumped from a working Bell S3 16Gb phone using EFS professional and unfortunately still get the authentication error message.

Here is a screenshot of my phone when trying to flash..

I think the only possible way to move forward with an S3 PIT file is to "find" an official Samsung file that has the correct signature embedded.

Try this to extract PIT file of your device and post it. I will check if there is a problem.

http://androidforums.com/virgin-mobi...k-backups.html
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23rd April 2014, 02:31 AM |#13  
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Try this to extract PIT file of your device and post it. I will check if there is a problem.

http://androidforums.com/virgin-mobi...k-backups.html

An extracted pit file is NOT signed and therefore cannot be flashed.
23rd April 2014, 03:04 AM |#14  
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An extracted pit file is NOT signed and therefore cannot be flashed.

Okay... I wanted to check the file generated by your phone...
Try this one.
Replace extention by .pit
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23rd April 2014, 03:21 AM |#15  
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The red light comes on the phone when I connect it to the PC without a battery.
The computers recognizes "QHUSB_DLOAD" but fails with "no driver found".

I've had that same error before on a Galaxy S 2 or t959, I forget which. Windows would constantly fail using odin. What i did to fix it was install ubuntu using Wubi on windows and then I used Heimdall to flash back to stock. Worked a miracle on my phone and everything was fine and dandy!

Hope that helps and let me know if that works!
23rd April 2014, 03:48 AM |#16  
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Okay... I wanted to check the file generated by your phone...
Try this one.
Replace extention by .pit

If you don't mind me asking.... Where did this one came from.? Is it signed?

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If you don't mind me asking.... Where did this one came from.? Is it signed?

Thanks.

Come from here: http://www.phonandroid.com/forum/pro...8048.html#null

It should be signed. Let me know, I cannot test it.
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It failed the authorization check so it looks like it's not signed.
Thanks for trying.


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Come from here: http://www.phonandroid.com/forum/pro...8048.html#null

It should be signed. Let me know, I cannot test it.

23rd April 2014, 05:29 PM |#19  
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Well,
I received confirmation from 2 different repair shops that, based on the information I supplied and what my phone is displaying, that the internal memory is dead.... Memory hardware failure and not related to rooting or using custom roms.

Time to give up and move on.

Thanks for trying to help out !
28th January 2015, 07:09 PM |#20  
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Originally Posted by the.teejster

This is NOT GOING TO BE AN EASY FIND ..

I just got a valid PIT file dumped from a working Bell S3 16Gb phone using EFS professional and unfortunately still get the authentication error message.

Here is a screenshot of my phone when trying to flash..

I think the only possible way to move forward with an S3 PIT file is to "find" an official Samsung file that has the correct signature embedded.

same problem cant find pit and iv searched 1000s sites pages getting tired looking
wish could just make my own custom but dont no enough yet
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